SASB standards can help create a common language between companies and investors on the connection between sustainability performance and value creation. The SASB Symposium: London will convene corporate professionals, investors, and advisors to explore the unique intersection between sustainability, finance, accounting, and law.

 

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This thought leadership event will explore practical questions about the materiality of sustainability information and its relevance to the capital markets, with a special focus on European markets.

AGENDA


MORNING


8:30 – 9:00: Registration and Networking

  • Tea and coffee with pastries and fresh fruit provided

9:00 – 9:15: Welcome and Opening Remarks


9:15 – 10:00: Panel:  Integrating ESG into Investment Processes and Culture

  • Wilhelm Mohn, Head of Sustainability Initiatives, Corporate Governance, Norges Bank
  • Julie Moret, Head of ESG, Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Faith Ward, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Brunel
  • Ben Yeoh, Senior Portfolio Manager, RBC, Global Asset Management
  • (moderator) Tim Coffin, Senior Vice President, Breckinridge Capital Advisors

10:00 – 10:20: An Update from the SASB Standards Board

  • Jeff Hales, Chair, SASB Standards Board

10:20 – 10:45: Mid-Morning Break & Networking


10:45 – 11:30: Panel: How Leading Companies are Responding to Investors' Interest in ESG

  • David Harris, Global Head of Sustainable Business, London Stock Exchange
  • Radoslav Georgiev, ESG Disclosure Lead, ING
  • Additional Speakers to Be Announced

11:30 – 11:50: Research Spotlight

  • Hakan Lucius, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Civil Society, European Investment Bank

AFTERNOON


11:50 – 1:00: Lunch


1:00 – 1:30: Spotlight on Climate Risk Disclosure Implementation

  • David Parham, Director of Research - Projects, SASB
  • Nadine Robinson, Technical Director, Climate Disclosure Standards Board


1:30 – 2:00: Fireside Conversation: Future of Standard Setting for Corporate Reporting 

  • Veronica Poole, Head, Accountancy Europe Task Force, and Partner and Head of Accounting and Corporate Reporting for North and South Europe, Deloitte

2:00 – 2:30 Keynote

  • Paul Druckman, Chairman, World Benchmarking Alliance

2:30 – 3:30: Networking & Closing Reception

SPONSORS


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