An Industry Awakened – Unleash the Power of ESG

Identify Opportunity. Manage Risk. Deliver Superior Returns.
  • 3,000+Attendees
  • 40+CEO & Executive Speakers
  • 15+Presentations
  • 2Dedicated Days
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The Leading Institutional Investor ESG Investment Summit

With COP26 looming large in November, rising shareholder pressure, a continued lack of data clarity and the conversation around divestment gathering momentum; ESG has become the number 1 issue for the entire investment community. 

Reuters Events ESG Investment Europe 2021 (21-22 October, Virtual) unites 3000+ European institutional asset owners, asset managers, policy makers, regulators, standard setters and data providers just 2 weeks before COP26 to tackle how to use ESG to create data driven, climate and shareholder conscious strategies, that accurately identify risk and deliver superior returns.

Join the entire ESG ecosystem for a highly interactive event, featuring 30+ leading executive speakers, panel sessions, presentations and exclusive 1-1 interviews led by Reuters News.

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Bringing Together the Entire ESG Ecosystem

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Magnus Billing CEO Alecta

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Deanne Stewart CEO Aware Super


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Kristin Magnusson Bernard CEO AP-1


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Allan Polack Group CEO PFA Pension


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Simon Pilcher CEO Universities Superannuation Scheme Investment Management

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Niklas Ekvall CEO Fjarde AP-Fonden

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Peter Harrison Group CEO Schroders

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Valérie Baudson CEO Amundi


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Curtis Ravenel Secretariat TCFD


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Chuka Umunna Head of EMEA ESG JP Morgan


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Margaret Franklin President and CEO CFA Institute

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Bahar Malavan Naryndji Head of Compliance Ap-2

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The Six Key Themes for 2021

Investment has Evolved. Will You?

Looking Ahead to COP26:
  • With COP26 looming large in November, rising shareholder pressure, a continued lack of data clarity and the conversation around divestment gathering momentum; ESG has become the number 1 issue for the entire investment community. The mobilisation of Public & Private Finance, and the inclusion of ESG in every investment decision, will be essential for investment performance in the future.
The Evolving Global Policy, Regulation and Trade Landscape :
  • Looking to the investment horizon, we anticipate the US Biden administration to advocate further ESG integration through the creation of a regulatory environment that is favourable to greater reporting, disclosure, and shareholder resolutions surrounding ESG issues. This will bring the US further in line with Europe on ESG.
Shareholder Engagement, Activism, Resolutions and Proxy Voting:
  • Greater alignment on data disclosure, international reporting standards, and taxonomy has converged research methodologies and enabled mainstream investors to assess risks and opportunities through the lens of ESG. Opportunities for differentiation arise through shareholder engagement that delivers positive transition ESG alignment and best practices.

Pledges, Alliances and Coalitions – Making Public Commitments for Action:
  • In Europe, and with increasing propensity in North America, investors are announcing public commitments on their 20XX Net Zero targets. Meanwhile, the impetus to join ‘action-orientated’ investor, corporate, or asset owner affiliations has become an important strategy.
“Impact”: Developing Metrics and Defining Intent:
  • Should impact go beyond metrics and encompass intent? Mainstream clients are increasingly moving towards incorporating impact targets within initial investment philosophy. We will dissect the ‘intent’ question alongside the pursuit for impact (real-world outcome) data through new disclosure standards, regulation and data mining.
Data Analysis, Ai, Machine Learning and Data Mining:
  • The increase of more advanced data mining and technology-aided spatial analysis as tools will enhance disclosed information, yet the useability of alternative sources still needs to convince mainstream investors.

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  • LIVE Climate Dashboard: monitor change indicators across the categories with the most influence on limiting global temperature rises
  • Insights & Thought Leadership from Schroders including whitepapers, articles and future webinars
  • Latest News from Reuters: from climate change to commodities & energy, stay as up to date as possible here with cutting edge ESG analysis

Learn from 25+ online sessions and interact with 40+ speakers

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Why this conference is the must attend event

The Whole Investment Community

Bringing together leading stakeholders from across the investment community to provide practical insights to advance your ESG journey. Reuters Events ESG Investment Europe is the industry’s central hub providing voice to the ESG conversation.

Unrivalled Agenda at Europe’s Leading ESG Event

A two-day agenda featuring the key topics, delivered by industry experts at the forefront of the ESG movement. Combining strategic direction setting with practical guidance – this agenda is designed to give the investment professional the future clarity and the core skills needed to operate in the rapidly evolving market.

The Most Influential Industry Names

Combining global powerhouse names, with leading innovative boutiques. Mainstream asset owners with mission driven foundations. State, federal and pan-national regulators. Leading stakeholders, activists and academics. This event draws from the collective wisdom of the whole ESG conversation to present exclusive insights you won’t hear anywhere else.


One-to-one Meeting and Networking Service

Connect with all your fellow attendees and potential new partners through a dedicated virtual meetings platform. Bespoke and facilitated, these are power meetings that matter.

On-Demand Insights – Watch Now!

Get a taste of what’s to come via our on-demand insights centre. Our latest webinars, whitepapers and more are available free of charge. Want to know the effect of Covid-19? Whats happening with ESG in Emerging Markets? The best practice for standard setting? Access it all, exclusive and free now.

The Digital Exhibition

Search through over 20+ exhibitors from your own desk. You’ll be able to find the latest services and technology solutions delivering ESG insights.


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The ESG community includes: Corporates > Data Providers > Technology Providers > Consultancies > Assurers > Framework Developers > Standard Setters > NGOs/Associations > Investor Coalitions > Asset Managers > Banks > Asset Owners > Regulators > Government

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Mission Statement

Reuters Events ESG Investment will provide the professional investment community with exclusive insights demonstrating best-practice alongside forward-thinking strategy and understanding. Targeting the professional investment community, we will seek to bridge the knowledge gap between those in ESG specific roles and mainstream professionals by promoting practical guidance. Looking forward, we will challenge convention and push ESG pioneers to solve the challenges that currently inhibit truly effective use of ESG as tool to drive financial value and positive change.

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