10-Year Global Workshop Series - Helsinki

Signatories, regional stakeholders and partners are invited to join the consultation on our Blueprint for Responsible Investment in Espoo, Helsinki. Managing Director of the PRI; Fiona Reynolds will lead the consultation and present findings from the PRI’s signatory satisfaction survey and the PRI’s impact evaluation report. These results will feed into four discussion topics which will make up the consultation agenda.

The interactive agenda will also include a dedicated session on ESG integration techniques, review upcoming PRI engagement guidance on corporate tax responsibility and demonstrate the new collaboration platform.

AGENDA

08:30 Registration and arrival networking refreshments
09:00 Host welcome
Outi Kalpio
, Head of Equities & Fixed income, LocalTapiola Asset Management

PRI Welcome remarks and anniversary video
Fiona Reynolds
, Managing Director, PRI
09:10 Shaping the future of responsible investment – a blueprint for the next decade
We will be asking participants to contribute to four discussion topics:
  • Accountability – how should the PRI hold signatories to account?
  • Sustainable Financial System – the characteristics and model for a sustainable financial system and the potential 7th principle
  • How should PRI respond to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and what are the key ESG issues that will impact the industry in the next 10 years?
  • What are the main challenges you face in the region where the PRI can bring greater support?
Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director, PRI
10:40 Refreshments and networking
11:10 ESG Integration: How it is applied across investment strategies
This session will provide in-depth guidance on the integration of ESG factors into different investment strategies, including passive, smart beta, quantitative and fundamental strategies. It will include case studies from PRI’s soon to be released integration publication that provide real examples of how investment managers are applying integration techniques in practice.
Justin Sloggett, Senior Manager Listed Equity and Hedge Funds, PRI
12:10 PRI collaboration platform
The session introduce the PRI’s new website and the built-in signatory collaborative platform, formerly known as the Clearinghouse. Signatories will also hear an overview of planned further improvements expected in 2016/17
Yulia Sofronova, Network Manager, Nordic, PRI
12:20 Climate risks: Beyond foot-printing
This session will go beyond portflio carbon foot-printing and instead discuss the next steps for investors on climate change on engagement, portfolio reallocation and advocacy. It will cover new PRI coordinated engagements on carbon emissions disclosure and emissions reductions and will update on the PRI’s contribution to the topic, including the FSB Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, our work on Green Finance and our collaboration and ongoing partnerships with the regional investor groups for climate change.
Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director, PRI
12:40 Closing summary and thanks
Fiona Reynolds
, Managing Director, PRI
12:45 Lunch and networking | 10-Year Celebrations
The PRI would like to thank LocalTapiola Asset Management Ltd for hosting and FinSif for supporting the event.

Organiser

The PRI

Where

LocalTapiola Asset Management Ltd
Revontulenkuja 1
    FI-02010 Espoo, Helsinki
    Finland

When

27 May 2016 08:30 AM - 02:45 PM (Local time)

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