Edinburgh Analyst e-Conference

Joey Charisi
Joey Charisi22nd April 2020
Our annual Edinburgh Analyst Confrence took place on 22-23 April 2020. It was the first time ever our event was held virtually and it was a huge success!

Click on the titles below to watch the available videos for all our sessions:

 

Day 1

An overview of sustainable Finance in strange times
Simon Howard, CEO – UK Sustainable Finance & Investment Association
Andrew Cave, Head of Governance & Sustainability, Ballie Gifford & Co

 

Implementing the COP26 Finance Strategy
Sagarika Chaterjee, COP26 High-Level Champions Team and Director of Climate Change, PRI
Sefton Laing, Senior Analyst, Governance and Sustainability, TCFD Lead, Ballie Gifford & Co
Chair – Stephanie Maier, Director – Responsible Investment Specialist, HSBC Global Asset Management

 

Escalating Engagement in 2020
Jeanne Martin, Climate Campaigns Manager, Share Action
Claudia Chapman, Corporate Governance & Stewardship, Financial Reporting Council
Damiano De Felice Ph. D. Director of Strategy, Access to Medicine Foundation
Chair – Rishi Madlani, Sustainable Finance Lead, Royal Bank of Scotland

 

The Decarbonisation of Aviation and Shipping
Andrew Stephens CEO – Sustainable Shipping Initiative
Antony Hobley, Executive Director, Mission Possible Platform World Economic Forum
Chair – Charlene Cranny, Communications & Campaigns Director, UK Sustainable Finance & Investment Association

 

Large scale NETs/CCS: is false hope deterring mitigation?
Dr. Matthew Brander, Senior Lecturer in Carbon Accounting Programme Director – MSc Carbon Finance, University of Edinburgh
Dr. Phil Renforth, Institute of Mechanical, Process & Energy Engineering, Herriot Watt University
Chair – Charlene Cranny, Communications & Campaigns Director, UK Sustainable Finance & Investment Association

 

COVID-19 & Just Transition
Simon Howard, CEO – UK Sustainable Finance & Investment Association
&
Nick Robins, Professor in practice, Sustainable Finance – London School of Economics

 

Day 2

Net Zero Infrastructure & protecting Biodiversity
Claire Wansbury, Associate Director of Ecology: Infrastructure UK & Europe, Atkins Global
Gemma James, Head of Environmental Issues, PRI
James Spurgeon, Director, Sustain Value
Chair – Julia Safiullina, Investment Manager, Iona Capital

 

Fundamental Social Data Analysis – How to find & make sense of it
Patricia Pina, Impact Research & Innovation Lead, Clarity A.I
Joshua Meek, Head of Impact, Big Issue Invest
Chair – Geoff Burnand, CEO – Investing for Good

 

Responsible Chocolate Supply Chains
Duncan Brack, Independent Environmental Policy Analyst
Emily Stone, Co-founder and CEO, UnCommon Cacao
Chair – Marianne Harper Gow, Director, Corporate Governance, Ballie Gifford & Co

 

–  Please click here to access recordings for the following sessions.

 

Findings from the ESG Olympics (0:01 – 0:36)
Colin Baines, Investment Engagement Manager, Friends Provident Foundation
&
Simon Howard, CEO, UK Sustainable Finance & Investment Association

 

The Inevitable Policy Response: a predicted market reaction    (0:37 – 1:21)
Kingsmill Bond, Energy Strategist, Carbon Tracker
Sagarika , COP26 High-Level Champions Team and Director of Climate Change, PRI
Jakob Thoma, Managing Director , 2degreesInvesting Initiative
Chair – Simon Howard, CEO – UK Sustainable Finance & Investment Association

 

Decarbonising the UK after Covid-19  (1:22 – 2:10)
Jake Langmead-Jones, Analyst, Committee on Climate Change
Edward Hogg, BEIS/ Nathaniel Smith, Clean Growth, BEIS
Ingrid Holmes , Head of Policy & Advocacy, Federated Hermes – International
Chair – Ben Nelmes, Head of Public Policy, UK Sustainable Finance & Investment Association

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