Agenda

13:30 BST

KEYNOTE: Breaking new ground - the biodiversity impacts of central banks’ own portfolios

Speaker:
Alexandre Gautier, Deputy Secretary General, Banque de France

13:50

FIRESIDE CHAT: Achieving positive investor impacts for biodiversity

Moderator:
Annabelle Palmer, Content Strategist, Environmental Finance

Speaker:
Ingrid Kukuljan, Head of Impact Investing, Lead Portfolio Manager, Federated Hermes

14:20

PRESENTATION: Driving private sector finance towards integrating biodiversity

Speaker:
Caroline Van Leenders, Senior Process Manager, Sustainable Transitions, RVO

14:40

PANEL: Integrating biodiversity metrics, impacts and opportunities into investment portfolios

  • How can investors quantify and measure biodiversity metrics and materiality?
  • How are third party partners are working on initiatives that provide relevant data and indices to support such initiatives?
  • How can impact investing approaches be applied in this context?
  • Integrating biodiversity accounting

Moderator:
Martin Lok, Executive Director, Capitals Coalition and Board Member, Partnership Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF)

Panellists:
Katie Leach, Senior Programme Officer, Business and Biodiversity, UNEP-WCMC
Matthieu Maurin, CEO, Iceberg Data Lab
Eva Mayerhofer, Principal Advisor, Lead Environment and Biodiversity Specialist, EIB
Andres van der Linden, ‎Responsible Investment Advisor, ‎PGGM Investments

15:20

PRESENTATION: A market review of nature-based solutions – an emerging institutional asset class

Speaker:
Tushita Ranchan, Board Member, Green Purposes Company (GPC)
James Mansfield, Managing Director, Finance Earth

15:40

PRESENTATION: Biodiversity Net Gain – using a metric to quantify biodiversity and attract private investment

Speaker:
Matthew Ashford, Senior Policy Advisor, Net Gain Delivery Team, UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

16:00

Live discussion group

16:45

End of afternoon