EVENT INFORMATION

 

The Institutional ESG Investment Summit unites the community of senior investment officers, ESG and responsible investing experts from pension plans, insurers, foundations, endowment funds, and other institutional asset owner categories to explore the most pressing challenges and opportunities to developing world class ESG investment approaches and standards.

RESERVE YOUR FREE PLACE AT THE 2021 SUMMIT

 

KEY BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING

BENEFIT 1
Connect with your peers :

Network with like-minded portfolio and investment managers, pension managers and trustees and middle and back-office investment operation professionals.

BENEFIT 2
Emphasis on ESG :

Come away from this specialist gathering with fresh ideas, having explored the impact that environmental, social and governance factors are currently and will increasingly have on institutional asset owners investment portfolios and the third-party managers who serve them.

BENEFIT 3
Priority access to bespoke report :

Receive a free copy of the annual Environmental, Social & Governance Investing, Europe 2021 Report featuring further industry perspectives and ideas.

BENEFIT 4
Engage with industry experts :

Have your chance to raise questions with our expert speakers through live audience Q&A, and learn more about your peers aspirations and challenges through live polling sessions.

BENEFIT 5
Focused agenda and prestige speakers :

We examine and challenge the practical steps investment leaders of pension plans, insurers, and other institutional asset owners can take to boost returns and manage risk, through the appropriate use of ESG investment philosophy.

2020 SUMMIT SPEAKERS

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2020 SUMMIT SPEAKERS

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INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS IN ATTENDANCE WILL INCLUDE:

Chief Investment Officers
Portfolio Managers
Investment Managers
Responsible Investment Analysts
Heads of Fixed Income
Chief Risk Officers
Heads of ESG
Heads of Change or Project Delivery
Managing Partners & Directors
Chief Operating Officers

Agenda

08:15 - 19:00

Day 1 – 15th September

08:15 - 09:10

Breakfast and Networking

09:10 - 09:20

Chairman’s Welcoming Remarks

Noel Hillmann, Chief Operating Officer, Clear Path Analysis

  • Noel Hillmann

    CEO

    Clear Path Analysis

09:20 - 10:05

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: The importance of ESG in politics, business, and society: Evaluating ESG strategies in-line with geopolitical trends

10:05 - 10:50

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: To what extent should there be further alignment between policy makers and investment leaders in the formation of ESG focussed regulations?

10:50 - 11:20

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Identifying and mitigating sustainability risks through active management: What are the costs and benefits?

11:20 - 11:35

Morning Refreshments & Networking

11:35 - 12:15

FIRESIDE CHAT: Exposing greenwash deception: How to effectively differentiate the real meaningful ESG investment prospects from the duds

12:15 - 13:00

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: How emerging markets investors can successfully incorporate ESG into investment decision-making

13:00 - 13:50

Lunch

13:50 - 14:20

AUDIENCE POLLING SESSION: Are ESG growth stocks continuing to justify their valuations?

14:20 - 14:50

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Active management with investee companies: Navigating the ever-present information disadvantage in ESG investing

14:50 - 15:35

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Will 2050 be riddled with stranded assets? What should investors be considering now?

15:35 - 15:50

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking

15:50 - 16:30

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Where does ESG policy and fiduciary duty to maximise returns conflict and how best can investors foster and promote a fairer world?

16:30 - 17:15

SPECIAL GUEST KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Laying out the environmental timeline for climate change: Are investors already lagging in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss and what can they do about it?

17:15 - 19:00

Evening Drinks & Networking

Following the first da of packed content and learning opportunities, the audience will have the opportunity to relax to an evening drinks reception complete with a drink of wine, beer, mocktails, and soft drinks along with a selection of canapes and musical entertainment.

08:15 - 17:10

Day 2 - 16th September

08:15 - 09:10

Breakfast and Networking

09:10 - 09:20

Chairman’s Welcoming Remarks

Noel Hillmann, Chief Operating Officer, Clear Path Analysis

  • Noel Hillmann

    CEO

    Clear Path Analysis

09:20 - 10:00

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: What does successful ESG engagement look like in the process of value creation for both asset allocators and investment recipients?

10:00 - 10:45

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Governance structures: Effectively making sure senior management is collectively responsible for the integration of sustainability

10:45 - 11:15

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Environmental pollution, shortages of raw material, workforce health and safety incidents, and labour disputes: Developing your governance structures and effectiveness as an engaged investor

11:15 - 11:30

Morning Refreshments & Networking

11:30 - 12:00

Keynote Presentation / Talking Table Workshops

STREAM 1 : 11:30 - 12:00

Main Auditorium

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Clearing the murky waters: Differentiating between ESG, SRI, and Impact Investing

STREAM 2 : 11:30 - 12:00

Talking Table Workshops

WORKSHOP TABLE 1 – Round 1

Workshop Leader and topic to be confirmed

STREAM 3 : 11:30 - 12:00

Talking Table Workshops

WORKSHOP TABLE 2 – Round 1

Workshop Leader and topic to be confirmed

12:00 - 12:30

Roundtable Discussion / Talking Table Workshops

STREAM 1 : 12:00 - 12:30

Main Auditorium

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: The challenges and invaluable opportunities that the new wave of shareholder activism presents for investors

STREAM 2 : 12:00 - 12:30

Talking Table Workshops

WORKSHOP TABLE 1 – Round 2

Workshop Leader and topic to be confirmed

STREAM 3 : 12:00 - 12:30

Talking Table Workshops

WORKSHOP TABLE 1 – Round 2

Workshop Leader and topic to be confirmed

12:30 - 13:00

Keynote Presentation / Talking Table Workshops

STREAM 1 : 12:30 - 13:00

Main Auditorium

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: ESG and client interaction: developing the strategies and tools to better communicate your ideals

STREAM 2 : 12:30 - 13:00

Talking Table Workshops

WORKSHOP TABLE 1 – Round 3

Workshop Leader and topic to be confirmed

STREAM 3 : 12:30 - 13:00

Talking Table Workshops

WORKSHOP TABLE 1 – Round 3

Workshop Leader and topic to be confirmed

13:00 - 13:50

Lunch

13:50 - 13:55

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

13:55 - 14:20

Keynote Presentation

STREAM 1 : 13:55 - 14:20

Investment Data and Opportunity Analysis

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Speaking with one voice: The need for holistic measurements beyond financial performance alone in ESG data reporting

STREAM 2 : 13:55 - 14:20

Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: To what extent can you balance value preservation in private markets with ESG commitments during periods of economic adversity?

14:20 - 14:45

Keynote Presentation

STREAM 1 : 14:20 - 14:45

Investment Data and Opportunity Analysis

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Exploring effective approaches to scenario analysis to forecast opportunities across asset classes

STREAM 2 : 14:20 - 14:45

Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Is it time for fixed income to fully embrace ESG integration and what are the missed opportunities if it continues to lag behind?

14:45 - 15:25

Roundtable Discussion

STREAM 1 : 14:45 - 15:25

Investment Data and Opportunity Analysis

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: How to effectively address the lack of transparency and inconsistency across managers and issuers in private debt ESG indices and ratings

STREAM 2 : 14:45 - 15:25

Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Avoiding ‘herd mentality’ in private markets: What are the ESG related questions investors should be asking?

15:25 - 15:40

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking

15:40 - 16:25

HEAD-TO-HEAD: Future Approaches to ESG investing

UK to ‘follow suit’ in regulatory reform for ESG: With the promise to match the ambition of Europe, what will be the endgame of Brexit be for ESG?

16:25 - 17:10

SPECIAL ADDRESS - GUEST KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: ESG recovery post pandemic: What is the future of ESG in the pursuit of economic revival? 

17:10 - 17:10

END OF CONFERENCE

MARKET INSIGHT & INTELLIGENCE

 

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Insurance Investor Live | North America 2021

EVENT DATE
1ST & 2ND DECEMBER 2021

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Insurance Investor Live | Europe 2021

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9TH & 10TH NOVEMBER 2021

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REPORT

ESG Investing for Institutional Investors, North America 2020 Report

PUBLISHED
26th October 2020

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Environmental, Social & Governance Investing, Europe 2020 Report

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26th October 2020

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