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Who Cares Wins: Decarbonisation, Digitalization and Sustainability Trends
June 30, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Georg Kell joins us for our Summer of Sustainability
Throughout the summer we will be inviting guest speakers to discuss their experience with ESG investing and sustainability, and how this growing trend can create new opportunities for advisers and investors alike.
On Wednesday 30th June, we welcome Chairman of Arabesque, Georg Kell, to discuss ‘Decarbonisation, Digitalization and Sustainability Trends’. Together, we will cover a number of areas, including;
- The rise of modern sustainable finance
- The blurring lines of public vs private responsibility
- Demand and trends of the new generation of investors
- Materiality and ESG
- What is next for sustainable finance
Sustainability means being fit for future purpose, and means sustainable businesses come out top in the race for decarbonisation and disruption of the current economic world order. Discover more about ESG data, its meaning for all of us, the interactions between public and private sectors, and how sustainability and technology fit into the picture.
Georg Kell, Chairman of Arabesque
Georg Kell is Chairman of Arabesque, and the founding Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative with over 11,000 corporate signatories in more than 150 countries.
Georg helped to establish the Global Compact as the foremost platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible and sustainable corporate policies and practices. In a career of more than 25 years at the United Nations, he also oversaw the conception and launch of the Global Compact’s sister initiatives on investment, the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), and on education, the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), together with the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE).
These workshops will be CPD applicable, aiming to give you the confidence to introduce ESG to clients by providing templates and advice on presenting ESG solutions to retail investors.