Between May and September, we will also host a series of virtual thematic briefing afternoons on biodiversity, water risk, oceans and the blue economy, forestry, agriculture and sustainable land use.
Each event will include an afternoon of panels, presentations and live discussion groups.
BRIEFING AFTERNOON: Biodiversity
Thursday 20 May 2021
Ahead of the 15th COP on Biological Diversity in Kunming, China this briefing afternoon will consider the main challenges for valuing and preserving nature when making investment decisions. Investors' need to understand how biodiversity loss may affect companies' risk-reward profiles is one of the hot topics of the year and is only set to intensify. This event is not to be missed.
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BRIEFING AFTERNOON: Oceans and the blue economy
Tuesday 8 June 2021
To coincide with the UN World Oceans Day, this briefing afternoon will review one of the most exciting areas of development for natural capital investment. Whether it is a blue bond, a mangrove restoration project or building coastal climate resilience, there are many options for investors who seek to preserve our oceans and the ecosystems that depend on them.
BRIEFING AFTERNOON: Water risk and investment opportunities
Tuesday 6 July 2021
According to Ceres, investors are increasingly turning their attention to the broad range of water issues that are not only material to the long-term financial performance of their investments. Hear from them and others on how preserving water resources is fundamental to building strong economies, markets and communities.
BRIEFING AFTERNOON: Forestry, Agriculture and Sustainable Land Use
Tuesday 7 September 2021
Forestry land management and investment has paved the way for initiatives that preserve carbon, biodiversity, soil quality and ecosystems. Agriculture and food will be in the hot seat next and there are calls for immediate action and investment. Join us to hear the key debates and ideas for how sustainable land use than continue to develop.