Virtual Conference 2021

ESG Ratings Forum

18 March 2021
08:30 GMT

Bringing together companies, investors & experts to discuss the latest issues in ESG ratings. 

Join companies, investors and industry experts

Learn about and discuss the latest issues in ESG ratings

 

ESG Ratings Forum

Join industry experts, investors and listed companies to learn about the latest issues in ESG ratings 

including how stock performance is related to individual ESG ratings, measuring ESG momentum and how listed companies can improve and optimise their ratings.

 

Featuring presentations and interactive Q&A sessions with key note speakers and industry experts from the ESG community, this is the essential event for institutional investors, investment managers and sustainability professionals.

Thursday, 18 March 2021

Online from Anywhere

Highlights Include: 

  • Keynote speakers

  • Live interactive sessions accessible from anywhere 

  • Q&A sessions 

  • Virtual networking

  • On demand access for 3 months 

Delegate fee: £295 + VAT

An ESG Investing Virtual Event 

ESG Ratings & Metrics

Stock prices & ratings

Measuring ESG momentum

Dealing with divergent ratings

Companies

Improving ESG ratings

Integrating climate scores

Financial materiality

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ESG Data

Artificial intelligence

Satellite imagery
ESG & blockchain 

08:20

Introduction & Welcome

08:30

From ESG Ratings to Climate Resilience

Pierre Lenders, Capital Fund Management

09:00

ESG Integration from a Consultative and Fiduciary Perspective:

ESG Momentum Measurement, Premium & Impact

Ajeet Manjrekar, River and Mercantile

09:30

ESG Rating Optimisation for Listed Companies

Varun Sarda, NatWest

10:00

Case Study: ESG Ratings & Listed Companies

Matthias Berninger, Bayer

Break

10:45

AI & ESG Ratings

Antoine Mach, Covalence

11:45

Divergent ESG Ratings (1)

ESG Rating Disagreement & Stock Returns

Philipp Krüger, University of Geneva

12:15

Improving ESG Ratings Using Geospatial and Satellite Analytics
Maneesh Sagar, RS Metrics

Break

13:15

ESG Integration: Applying Materiality Insights into Portfolios

Andre Bertolotti, BlackRock 

14:00

Divergent ESG Ratings (2)

Stock Price Reactions to ESG News: The Role of ESG Ratings and Disagreement

Aaron Yoon, Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management (Talk based on article that is the winner of the PanAgora Asset Management Dr. Richard A. Crowell Memorial Prize with George Serafeim of Harvard Business School) 

 

14:30

Divergent ESG Ratings (3)

Aggregate Confusion: The Divergence of ESG Ratings

Florian Berg, MIT Sloan School of Management

Break

15:15

ESG Integration: Assessing Companies in Emerging Markets & China Case Study

Kenza Himmi & Bryony Deuchars, Mirabaud Asset Management

15:45
EU Regulation and ESG Ratings
Jason Manketo, Global Co-Head of Equities, Linklaters

Agenda

Thursday, 18 March 2021

Times are GMT

 
 
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Matthias Berninger

Public Affairs, Science & Sustainability, BAYER

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Varun Sarda

ESG Advisory

NATWEST

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Antoine Mach

Managing Partner

COVALENCE

Andre Bertolotti

Head of Sustainable Portfolio Strategies, BLACKROCK

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Maneesh Sagar

Chairman & CEO

RS METRICS

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Aaron Yoon

Assistant Professor, KELLOGG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

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Jason Manketo

Global Co-Head of Equities

LINKLATERS

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Kenza Himmi

Responsible Investment AnalystMIRABAUD AM

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Bryony Deuchars

Portfolio Manager

MIRABAUD AM

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Florian Berg

Researcher, MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT 

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Philipp Krüger

GENEVA UNIVERSITY & SWISS FINANCE INSTITUTE

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Pierre Lenders

Head of ESG

CAPITAL FUND MANAGEMENT

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Ajeet Manjrekar

Co-head, RIVER AND MERCANTILE SOLUTIONS

Speakers

 

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