Videos / 31 Jul 2013

Webinar: Fossil fuels: divest, engage or manage?

This webinar examined different approaches to fossil fuel investment to help investors make an informed decision about their strategies.

The 350.Org campaign has brought into sharp focus the need for investors to consider the role of fossil fuels in their strategies.

This webinar examined different approaches to fossil fuel investment to help investors make an informed decision about their strategies. Against a backdrop of intensifying weather events, widely agreed by politicians and scientists to be caused by increasing concentrations of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, it is clear that action is required to reverse this trajectory. Investment managers, risk managers, equity analysts and impact investment teams.

Green Century and Walden Asset Management provided their perspectives on fossil fuel divestment and engagement – and Lisa Woll, President, US Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment described the steps investors are taking to manage climate risk across diverse portfolios. The webinar also provided insights into how investors can compare their exposure to benchmarks in order to better understand and report their position to stakeholders.

18 June, 2020
Events Building Best in Class ESG Practices’ – Webinar

In this Webinar we will take a look at how global banks and asset managers can build best practices around data quality, assessment frameworks and risk modelling. Christopher Perceval – Director and Head of Business Development EMEA at Trucost, part of S&P Global will be speaking at this event. For more info or details...

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16 June, 2020
Events ESG Disclosure and Due Diligence:  Through the Lens of Equity Capital Markets – Webinar

AFME’s first sustainable finance webinar will explore the increasingly important topics of ESG Disclosure and Due Diligence and more specifically, what they mean for Equity Capital Markets. With the support of our co-hosts, Allen and Overy, we’ll be using their planned report as a foundation to discuss further implications, challenges and projections around these...

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28 January, 2020
Events Uncovering Business Value from Environmental, Social and Governance Factors, Webinar, 28th January 2020

More than ever companies are measuring and disclosing their performance around environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. By doing this, companies are able to reduce financial risks and uncover business opportunities. Moreover, record amounts of capital are flowing towards companies who do good. In this webinar you will learn: • The current sustainability landscape...

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