What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Thu Mar 4 EST (8 months ago)
Location Virtual
Region All

The subject of natural capital investment and the material impact that environmental and biodiversity risks can have on balance sheets has never received so much widespread attention.

The conversations around it are evolving rapidly and with it comes with an increasing awareness of the challenges and opportunities for financial institutions, investors, and service providers in this space.

Some of the key areas of discussion include:

• Aligning lending portfolios with the Paris Agreement
• Unpicking metrics and materiality for investors
• Scaling natural capital investments and building a market
• The global governance and legislative agenda
• Impact measurements
• Task Force for Nature-related Financial Disclosures
• Carbon, water and biodiversity offsets
• Resilient supply chains
• Data deficiencies

Why attend?

• Discuss and network - Meet other attendees through speed networking group video calls.
• Connect - Meet with industry leaders through live Q&A, 1-2-1 video chat and messages.
• Share insights - Participate in small break-out groups for a facilitated discussion by group video calls.
• Gain high-value content - Hear from 30+ expert grids and gain critical industry insights on a range of thought-provoking topics.
• Enjoy the on-demand experience - If you miss a session or want to refresh your memory on what was said, you can watch all the recordings on demand.
• Be more sustainable - No travel, less costs, no expenses - reduce your carbon footprint!


2021 Speakers

Alejandro Litovsky
Founder & CEO, Earth Security

Andrew Griffiths
Head of Value Chain Sustainability Nestle UK & lreland

Andrew Mitchell
Founder & Senior Adviser, Natural Capital Finance Alliance & Global Canopy

Bianca Nijhof
Managing Director, Netherlands Water Partnership

Caitlin McErlane
Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Charlotte Kaiser
Managing Director, NatureVest, The Nature Conservancy

Chris Dodwell
Head of Policy & Advocacy, IMPAX

David Antonioli
Chief Executive Officer, Verra

Darius Sarchar
Investment Director, SLM Partners

Dawn Slevin
Managing Director, Co-Chair, Environmental Liability Solutions Europe, EFRAG

Ed Ellis
Manager, IBAT

Ece Özdemiroğlu
Founding Director, eftec

Eoin Fahy
Head of Responsible Investing and Chief Economist, KBI Global Investors

Fiona Stewart
Lead Financial Sector Specialist, The World Bank

Ivo Mulder
Head, Climate Finance Unit, UNEP

James Mansfield
Managing Director, Finance Earth

Jim Totty
Managing Director, Viridis

Johnny Brom
Investment Advisor, &Green Fund

Joris van Toor
Policy Advisor, De Nederlandsche Bank

Katherine Birnie
Managing Director, Ecosystem Investment

Katherine Stodulka
Director, Blended Finance Taskforce

Katie Leach
Senior Programme Officer, Business and Biodiversity, UNEP-WCMC

Matthew McLuckie
Managing Partner Posaidon

Nicky Chambers
Programme and Impact Director, Global Canopy

Odile Conchou
Financial Sector Focal Point, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Pierre Rousseau
Senior Strategic Advisor, Sustainable Business, BNP Paribas

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta
Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus, University of Cambridge

Rhian-Mari Thomas
CEO, Green Finance Institute

Richard Burrett
Chief Sustainability Officer, Earth Capital

Simon Zadek
Chair, Finance for Biodiversity

Steve Waygood
Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Aviva Investors

Tammy Newmark
Managing Partner & CEO, EcoEnterprises Fund

Wijnand Broer
Partner, PBAF

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Baker McKenzie
• IMPAX Asset Management
• The Nature Conservancy