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Global ESG Investment Forum

Amba Charing Cross Hotel , London, 2016-10-26

CPI Director Jane Wilkinson and CPI Senior Analyst Padraig Oliver will participate in panels at the Global ESG Investment Forum.

Agenda

Wednesday 26th October

11.45: Presentation: London as a green finance hub

12.15: Panel Discussion: Green, social and sustainable bonds
Questions covered include:

  • Will we see corporate green bonds like an Apple or Google Bond?
  • What about Social Bonds? Financing for schools, hospitals, and infrastructure?
  • Is China going to become a leader in this area?

Panellists include:

  • Peiyuan Guo, Co-Founder, China SIF
  • Roberta Benedetti Del Rio, Director, Global Credit Fund, Generation Investment Management
  • Padraig Oliver, Senior Analyst, Climate Policy Initiative
Thursday 27th October

14.15: Dual Presentation: Palm Oil, Pollinators, Fisheries and Antibiotics

  • Sachi Suzuki, ESG Engagement Manager, Hermes Investment Management
  • Abigail Herron, Head of Responsible Investment Engagement, Aviva Investors

14.45: Panel Discussion: Social responsibility in supply chains
Questions covered include:

  • What are the implications with the introduction of the UK Modern Slavery Act?
  • How can we make supply chains more sustainable and responsible?
  • How can we get supply chain data from the top level?

Panellists include:

  • Sachi Suzuki, ESG Engagement Manager, Hermes Investment Management
  • Abigail Herron, Head of Responsible Investment Engagement, Aviva Investors
  • Jane Wilkinson, Director, Climate Policy Initiative