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

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