About Seminar 'Beyond ESG and Impact Investing: from nice-to-have to must-have'

Seminar 'Beyond ESG and Impact Investing: from nice-to-have to must-have'

What is the impact of the current and upcoming EU regulation (SFDR/Taxonomy) on the sustainable and impact investing landscape going forward? How to implement the SDGs in your investment portfolio in an efficient and effective way?
 
How to select, appoint and monitor Investment Managers? What are the pitfalls when measuring SDGs? How to deal with contradictions within the SDGs?

These and other questions were discussed at our interactive seminar on the topic 'Beyond ESG and Impact Investing: from nice-to-have to must-have' in Amsterdam (and online) onSeptember 9th, 2021, from 12.15 until 5.30 p.m. followed by a networking reception.

Jaap van Dam, Principal Director Investment Strategy at PGGM and Chair of the VBDO, chaired this event.

Other keynote speakers included:

  • Ulrike Beyrich, Director, Manager Research Solutions Team, Kempen Capital Management
  • Melissa Brown, Managing Director, Applied Research, Qontigo
  • Zoë du Chattel, Supervisor Asset Management, AFM
  • Raquel Criado-Larrea, Head of Sustainable Investments, External Manager Selection & Balanced Mandates, a.s.r. vermogensbeheer
  • Carole Crozat, Head of Fundamental Research, BlackRock Sustainable Investing, BlackRock
  • Don Gerritsen, ESG and Sustainable Investment Specialist, Regional Head, PRI
  • Terhi Halme, Manager Responsible Investment & Governance, APG Asset Management
  • Kimberly Lewis, Head of Active Ownership, Schroders
  • Leonie Jesse, Associate Director Sustainability, Sustainable Finance, KPMG
  • Aled Jones, Head of Sustainable Investing, Europe, FTSE Russell
  • Ernst de Klerk, Director Regulatory Consultancy , AF Advisors
  • Rishma Moennasing, Lead Funds & Sustainability, Rabobank Group
  • Sarah Norris,Investment Director, Global Equities Team, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Caroline van Tilborg, Carbon Asset Manager, Climate Asset Management (a partnership of HSBC and Pollination)
  • Hilde Veelaert, CIO, Head of Equities, ACTIAM

During the afternoon, the 2nd Financial Investigator Impact Investing Award was presented to the fund manager that had given an outstanding performance in the field of Impact Investing.

Members of the jury included:

  • Krispijn Bertoen, Senior Advisor Responsible Investment & Impact Investment, MN
  • Raquel Criado-Larrea, Head of Sustainable Investments, External Manager Selection & Balanced Mandates, a.s.r. vermogensbeheer
  • Piet Klop, Senior Advisor Responsible Investment, PGGM Investments
  • Wouter Koelewijn, Senior Advisor, GIIN
  • Dimple Sahni, Managing Director Impact Funds Portfolios, Anthos Fund & Asset Management

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