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Part 1 – Thursday, September 24

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  • • Examining recent successes of the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance
  • • UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance: Setting decarbonisation targets in the quest for 2050 carbon neutrality
  • • Financing a sustainable future- how to push for a low carbon economy in the midst of a global health crisis and economic downturn- climate aligned investing and forward scenario risk analysis

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Part 2 – Thursday, October 1

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  • • The role of responsible investors in a new world order: adapting to unprecedented times and government intervention
  • • Does the widespread adoption of UN SDGs by the responsible investment industry and the wider financial services industry underline the serious sustainability challenges facing the world today? How has COVID-19 refocused responsible investing?
  • • Using strategic asset allocation to manage the transition towards a 1.5c aligned portfolio – How can climate change risks be fully understood and integrated into the decision-making process?

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Part 3 – Thursday, October 8

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  • • Future implications for sustainable finance: Building resilient financial systems for a just and sustainable world in response to COVID-19 – The 2020’s will be a decisive decade in terms of meeting the objectives of the UN SDGs
  • • From exclusion to inclusion: Embed reliable ESG data driven decision making across all investment opportunities to reduce volatility and create resilient portfolios – The importance of investing in pandemic-resilience and accessing response bonds

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Part 4 – Thursday, October 15

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  • • A practical approach to ESG investing: how can ESG be a differentiator for asset managers?
  • • Responsible investors’ integral role in reducing negative economic impacts: what does the COVID-19 crisis mean for the investor?
  • • How investors address climate change across the investment process and define their climate objectives
    2021 & beyond

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