Agenda


10:00 BST Chair’s Welcome
10:05 BST Welcome Address
10:30 BST Virtual Panel Discussion
The European ESG Landscape mid and post pandemic: how to conduct effective ESG due diligence: how far should regional ESG managers focus on regional capital studies and levels of debt? Has the pandemic increased the momentum and global appetite for ESG investing?
11:15 BST Climate Leader Insight
EU long term strategy for 2050: higher investment levels will be necessary to cap global warming at 1.5° Celsius and to achieve a net-zero greenhouse gas economy
11:35 BST Chair’s Key takeaways
Part 1 A session summary
11:45 BST BREAK
12:15 BST Chair’s Welcome
12:20 BST Virtual Panel Discussion
Greening an inclusive recovery in times of debt distress: how important is the role of tech and how easy is it to access viable data?
13:05 BST Sustainable Investment Spotlight
How to build a coherent response for a sustainable post COVID-19 Recovery
13:20 BST Climate Leader Insight
The future of sustainable finance and responsible investing in Europe post pandemic: What does this mean for capitalism in 2021 and beyond?
13:40 BST Chair’s key takeaway from Part 1B
Part 1 closing remarks and summary
10:00 BST Chair’s Welcome
10:05 BST Sustainable Investment Spotlight
Sustainable investing: offering hope in a post-pandemic world?
10:20 BST Climate Leader Insight
10:40 BST Virtual Panel
Meeting the UN SDGs in a post COVID recovery: what are the hidden costs of going green? Can Europe pave the way to a sustainable recovery beyond COVID-19?
11:25 BST Climate Leaders Insight
11:45 BST Chair’s Key takeaways
Part 2 A session summary
11:50 BST BREAK
12:15 BST Chair’s Welcome
12:20 BST Virtual Panel
Managing climate-related financial risks and opportunities: forward scenario analysis and strategies for improving resilience post pandemic
13:05 BST Climate Leader Insight
13:25 BST Chair’s key takeaway from part 2 B
Part 2 Closing remarks and summary
10:00 BST Chair’s Welcome
10:05 BST Sustainable Investment Spotlight
Will the EU coordinate with carbon border taxes and will this result in a form of customs union?
10:20 BST Climate Leader Insight
10:40 BST Virtual Panel
Will Intelligent ESG and sustainable investing become the new norm and could the pandemic be a turning point? 2021 and beyond: what can asset managers and investors expect, will ESG be embedded into all investment practices?
11:25 BST Climate Leaders Insight
How can investors capture value through ESG? The challenges posed by COVID-19: improved stakeholder management and returns
11:45 BST Chair’s Key takeaways
Part 3 A session summary
11:50 BST BREAK
12:15 BST Chair’s Welcome
12:20 BST Virtual Panel Debate
Women in sustainable finance- how to make it in the green economy: The sustainable finance journey: are women leading the way?
13:05 BST Climate Leader Insight
Impact investing- here to stay? Impact investing no longer only caters to a niche of socially-conscious investors, it has expanded to serve as a guiding principle for the mainstream investment world- can women take this credit for this shift?
13:25 BST Chair’s key takeaway from part 3B
Part 3 Closing remarks and summary
10:00 BST Chair’s Welcome
10:05 BST Sustainable Investment Spotlight
Can the EU lead the way to a sustainable recovery post pandemic? Can growth in Europe be driven by Europe?
10:20 BST Climate Leader Insight
10:40 BST Virtual Panel Debate
Can the EU’s Green Taxonomy wipe out greenwashing? Evolving regulatory and policy challenges in Europe: ESG regulatory requirements in Europe and the impact for investors and asset managers
11:25 BST Climate Leaders Insight
The role of green and sustainable bonds in stimulus and recovery planning
11:45 BST Chair’s Key takeaways
Part 4 A session summary
11:50 BST BREAK
12:15 BST Chair’s Welcome
12:20 BST Virtual Panel
Will a Biden presidency augment the sustainable investment landscape in Europe and beyond? Birth of a new era of cooperation with the US on climate policy and sustainable finance? Will it be pivotal for Europe in building a new, open, and more equitable international order forwarding the green finance agenda, sustainable investing and ESG.
13:10 BST Climate Leader Insight
Impact investing- here to stay? Impact investing no longer only caters to a niche of socially-conscious investors, it has expanded to serve as a guiding principle for the mainstream investment world- can women take this credit for this shift?
13:30 BST Chair’s key takeaway from part 4B
Part 4B session summary
13:55 BST BREAK
14:00 BST Chair’s Welcome
14:05 BST Sustainable Investment spotlight
How can banks help COVID-19 resilience and recovery?
14:20 BST Virtual Panel
Banking on sustainability is the financial sector doing enough?
15:05 BST BREAK
15:25 BST Virtual Panel
Financial materiality: directing capital for a green recovery
16:10 BST Forum Closing Remarks
16:20 BST Chair’s key takeaway from part 4C
Cosing summary

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