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2020/12/02

Chair's Introduction and Lead Sponsor Keynote

December 02, 2020, 01:30 PM
Mary Jane McQuillen & Hugh Wheelan ClearBridge Investments & Responsible Investor
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Plenary 1: The battle for shareholder democracy: who’s right?

December 02, 2020, 02:00 PM
Yolanda Courtines, Aeisha Mastagni, Mike McCauley, Samantha Ross & Heidi Welsh Wellington Management, California State Teachers' Retirement System, Florida State Board of Administration (SBA), AssuranceMark, the Investors Consortium for Assurance & Sustainable Investments Institute
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Keynote Interview 1: An inside look into how the SEC is supporting ESG regulation and reporting

December 02, 2020, 03:25 PM
Daniel Brooksbank & Allison Herren Lee Responsible Investor & U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
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Plenary 2: The shut down of fiduciary choice - one step forward, two steps back?

December 02, 2020, 03:55 PM
Rob Du Boff, Michael Frerichs, Fran Seegull, Jérôme Tagger & David Webber Bloomberg Intelligence, Illinois, Ford Foundation, Preventable Surprises & Boston University
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Speaker of the House: Why the US and China need to fix their relationship if we are to have any chance of a sustainable future

December 02, 2020, 06:00 PM
Responsible Investor
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Who's afraid of Big Tech?

December 02, 2020, 06:20 PM
Hilary Frisch CFA, Rob Pegoraro, Hugh Wheelan & Simon Zadek ClearBridge Investments, USA Today, Responsible Investor & Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the SDGs
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How will the advent of green and transition taxonomies globally affect investment management in the US domestically and overseas?

December 02, 2020, 06:20 PM
Tony Campos, Eila Kreivi, Richard Mattison & Alicia Seiger FTSE Russell, European Investment Bank, Trucost, part of S&P Global & Stanford University
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Covid-19 and the re-focus on poor health and safety work conditions

December 02, 2020, 07:40 PM
Sharmeen Contractor, Sarah Godlewski, Keeran Gwilliam-Beeharee, Paloma Muñoz Quick & Leslie Swyenghedauw Oxfam America, State Treasurer Wisconsin, V.E, an affiliate of Moody’s, UN Human Rights and the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights & MSCI
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New approaches to ramp up investment in sustainable infrastructure

December 02, 2020, 07:40 PM
Rob Day, Rajiv Sharma, Bella Tonkonogy & Steven Williams Spring Lane Capital, Stanford University, Climate Policy Initiative & Nikko Asset Management
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2020/12/03

Plenary 3: Black Lives Matter and diversity/equal rights: do companies and investors really care? Or will the courts make them?

December 03, 2020, 02:00 PM
Joyce Cacho, Mike Garland, Henry Jones & Angela Miller-May World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA), Office of the New York City Comptroller, California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) Board of Administration & Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund
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Keynote Interview 2: How effective is environmental-financial campaigning on divesting and changing investors beliefs and portfolios; is it leading to climate results? What's next?

December 03, 2020, 03:10 PM
Bill McKibben & Hugh Wheelan 350.org & Responsible Investor
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Plenary 4: Net Zero in the US: a tailpipe dream?

December 03, 2020, 03:45 PM
Trish Halper CFA, Dave Jones, James Leaton, Gerrit Ledderhof, Kelly Levin & Kristian Nammack Wespath, UC Berkeley School of Law’s Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, Moody’s Investors Service, Aegon Asset Management, World Resources Institute & Hansa Impact
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Keynote Interview 3: In a time of economic and social fragility, what is the role of the contemporary corporate board for company and societal success, and how could it evolve?

December 03, 2020, 06:00 PM
Chido Hession & Dambisa Moyo Responsible Investor & Chevron and 3M
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In the home of ‘tech’, how are ESG/tech providers developing the potential for real time and longer-term ESG Data and risk/return analysis?

December 03, 2020, 06:30 PM
Travis Antoniono, Vanessa Barnett, William Burckart & Shila Wattamwar California State Teachers' Retirement System, FactSet, The Investment Integration Project & Sustainalytics
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The Just Transition for American workers and their towns and cities

December 03, 2020, 06:30 PM
Grant Ervin, Emily Kreps, Joan Larrea & Chris Wheat City of Pittsburgh, CDP, Convergence & Natural Resources Defense Council
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Improving the recognition and mitigation of climate risk

December 03, 2020, 07:50 PM
Joshua Kendall, Joseph Lake, Bob Litterman, Emilie Mazzacurati, Ian Simm & Hugh Wheelan Insight Investment, The Climate Service, Kepos Capital, Moody's Corporation, Impax Asset Management & Responsible Investor
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Investing in the future of energy

December 03, 2020, 07:50 PM
Dan Bakal, Daniel Brooksbank, Dimitry Dayen CFA & Danielle Fugere Ceres, Responsible Investor, ClearBridge Investments & As You Sow
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