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.


Registration for this event is now open!



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.



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


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


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