The second part of Environmental Finance's pensions roundtable on climate risk and opportunity, hosted by law firm Sackers, heard how UK funds are tackling the thorny issues of divestment, availability of data and fiduciary duty.
Managing long-term liabilities in the context of a changing climate is an issue that's moving up the agenda for pension funds. An Environmental Finance roundtable, hosted by Sackers, heard how they are grappling with climate-related risk and opportunity
In Association with DWS
What effect will climate change have on the insurance industry, and what can insurers do to mitigate climate risk? Participants in part two of this roundtable from InsuranceERM and DWS discuss the strategic transformations that are needed, and the influence of voluntary and regulatory initiatives on this process
Insurers have a great deal of experience modelling natural catastrophes and this expertise will be core to how the sector copes with climate change risk. But transferring the knowledge is not straightforward, and getting the right data to the right people remains a struggle, as participants discuss in part one of this two-part roundtable from InsuranceERM and DWS.
Sponsored by Latham & Watkins, London Stock Exchange Group, and S&P Global and hosted by the Green Bond & Sukuk Association
Following the region's inaugural green bond this year, what is the potential for further green-labelled bonds or sukuk from the region? This round table canvassed the opinion of market players.
Following the region's inaugural green bond this year, what is the potential for further green-labelled bonds or sukuk from the region? The first part of this round table canvassed the opinion of market players.
In association with Conservation International
In the second and final part of this roundtable discussion on conservation finance, participants focussed on how conservation projects could be scaled up and what lessons could be learned from the carbon markets.
Numerous initiatives to finance conservation projects have been launched in recent years. This roundtable, organised by Environmental Finance with the help of Conservation International, explores how such projects could be scaled up and how more private capital can be attracted to such initiatives.
In association with DNV GL and FTSE Russell
In the second and final part of this roundtable discussion, participants from across the private and listed equities arena discuss themes such as the importance of the FSB Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure, and whether environmental, social and governance (ESG) fund ratings are a positive influence on the industry.
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has arguably 'gone mainstream'. This round table discussion asks participants from across the private and listed equities arena: what are the different ways of using ESG data, which metrics are proving material for investors, and what are its limitations?
Conservation finance may appear to be one of the most esoteric investment niches, but experimentation and innovation is giving way to proof of concept – attracting a growing number of institutional investors along the way. Mark Nicholls reports
Is managed decline the only way?