A morning dedicated to ESG

On Wednesday morning, 6 March, the ALFI European Asset Management Conference will revolve entirely around the many aspects of responsible investing.

Gabrielle Walker on climate change
Gabrielle Walker‘s keynote address will set the scene and drive home the urgency of climate change action.
From ESG to solution-driven finance:
Impact investing in response to societal challenges
Learn from Uli Grabenwarter how impact investing is different from ESG considerations. Impact investing is resounding throughout the world as the new virtue in finance. Whilst market players are jostling for a place in the spotlight of this new trend, the question of substance remains: can capital respond to the call for impact to lead our society to sustainability – and how can we reconfigure our mindset to get there?
ESG: actions speak louder than words
A panel you don’t want to miss. The European Commission is picking up speed on the implementation of the EU Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth. First concrete regulatory proposals were published in May and have made good progress since. Further items are in the pipeline, with experts appointed to work out the technical details and industry consultations circulating… As sustainable finance is becoming a reality in the EU, asset managers are getting ready to lead the way.
There is so much we can do: case studies of ESG approaches
The spectrum of “sustainable” investment funds is as large and innovative as it is diversified. From exclusion to positive impact, what are sustainable investment funds really doing? Are they contributing towards a better world? Asset managers tell their − fascinating − stories from the field.