Deliver Investment Returns Amid Economic, Social and Environmental Transformation

  • 5,000+Attendees
  • 60+CEO & Executive Speakers
  • 20+Live sessions
  • 15+On-Demand sessions
  • 1,000+Virtual meetings
  • 18 / 20Top Asset Managers, by AUM, Attendance

The Leading Institutional Investor ESG Investment Summit

ESG Investment North America 2020 is the largest forum for mainstream institutional investors, regulators and asset owners to join and discuss core investment strategy alongside sustainable, responsible, and impact investors. The agenda enables strategic direction-setting and practical guidance, together with 5,000+ leading industry executives, you will unlock the tools and expertise required to effectively integrate ESG and deliver sustainable and above market investment returns.

The ESG conversation has moved from ‘WHY´ to ’HOW’ and NOW is the critical juncture for mainstream investors and asset owners to accelerate their integration plans.

This is a terrific conference with great content.

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Speaker Line-up:

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Jeff Ubben Founder, Managing Partner Inclusive Capital Partners

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Sandy Boss Global Head of Investment Stewardship BlackRock

Naïm Abou-Jaoudé - Headshot
Candriam - Logo

Naïm Abou-Jaoudé CEO Candriam & Chairman New York Life Investments International

Naïm Abou-Jaoudé - Headshot
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Naïm Abou-Jaoudé CEO Candriam & Chairman New York Life Investments International

Martin Whittaker - Headshot
JUST Capital - Logo

Martin Whittaker CEO JUST Capital

Waqas Samad - Headshot
FTSE Russell - Logo

Waqas Samad CEO FTSE Russell

Leslie Samuelrich - Headshot
Green Century Funds - Logo

Leslie Samuelrich President Green Century Funds

Martina Cheung - Headshot
S&P Global Market Intelligence - Logo

Martina Cheung President S&P Global Market Intelligence

Heather Bergman Ph.D - Headshot
Allianz Global Investors - Logo

Heather Bergman Ph.D Vice President, Portfolio Manager Allianz Global Investors

Brandon Rees - Headshot
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Brandon Rees Deputy Director, Corporations and Capital Markets AFL CIO

Divya Mankikar - Headshot
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Divya Mankikar Investment Manager CalPERS

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San Francisco Employee Retirement System (SFERS)  - Logo

Andrew Collins Director of ESG and Responsible Investing San Francisco Employee Retirement System (SFERS)

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New York State Common Retirement Fund - Logo

Andrew Siwo Director of Sustainable Investments and Climate Solutions New York State Common Retirement Fund

Hervé Duteil - Headshot
BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking - Logo

Hervé Duteil Chief Sustainability Officer, Americas BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking

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Delivered Through Four Key Themes

Investment has Evolved. Will You?
  • Financial Materiality and Adoption : Evolving risks and exciting opportunities are unlocked through clear analysis of ESG factors. Understand the influences dictating the rapid evolution of ESG financial materiality. Are you moving fast enough? What does progress look like? Get the exclusive insights from industry forerunners, leading asset owners, senior regulators and influential international players.
  • Standards, Frameworks and Regulation : Hear direct from leading standard setters, industry pioneers, and the SEC on their methodology for determining future best practice and regulation. Understand global public and political pressures that are fuelling the pace of change. Position yourself to proactively take steps now and stay ahead.
  • Taxonomy and Building ESG Literacy: Align clients, corporates and investors to the same understanding of ESG. Unlock greater transparency and trust through clear taxonomy and practical learning of ESG analytical skills. Know what constitutes good ESG data, where to find it, how to make it comparable, and how to communicate the insights.
  • Strategic Challenges and Opportunities: Go beyond data and learn the methodologies employed by the most successful managers to enhance their understand of materiality and extract the financial rewards this brings. Techniques for opportunity identification, discussion on ‘exclusion’ and practical steps you can take to advance your ESG journey.

Reuters News Editorial Led Interviews and Panels

Alongside Reuters Events, senior correspondents and editors from Reuters News will host live 1-1 interviews and panel discussions. Bringing you in-depth, and exclusive, analysis and comment.

What Mainstream Investors Must Learn From Impact Investing

Simon Jessop, Chief Correspondent for Sustainable Finance, Reuters News

Amit Bouri, CEO, The GIIN

Learn from the 60+ Senior Leaders Setting the North American Investment Agenda.

Watch Live Watch presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions from top industry thought leaders all day, every day!

Discuss Comment and question in real time. Spark conversations with your 5,000+ fellow attendees. Follow up with interesting ideas in the digital networking suite!

Question Get in-depth answers in real-time in our live Q&A sessions in each presentation and panel!

On-Demand Missed a session? Catch-up in your own time through our on-demand service. Imagine Netflix but the best of immersive enterprise thought leadership.

A Brand New Virtual Exhibition If you want to find the solution providers that are driving innovation for claims, whether it’s FNOL, estimation, customer engagement or payment, you can find your next insurtech partner in our digital exhibition. Don’t forget to leave a digital business card!

Audience Interactivity We know that opportunities to interact with your peers are what make events special. That’s why wherever possible and using the latest technology we will continue to deliver live Q&As, breakout sessions & workshops and audience polls.

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Why ESG Investment North America is THE Must Attend Strategic Investment Summit for Professional Investors

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 North America’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.

The agenda at a glance

Theme One: Financial Materiality and Adoption


ESG for delivering Alpha


Charting the ESG US Roadmap


US Consumer Trends: Insights into the underlying drivers of ESG


Fiduciary Duty: ESG as the new requirement

Theme Two: Standards and Regulation


Fireside Chat: Politics and Regulation


Unlocking a Standardized ESG Framework


Social Leadership in the Wake of Covid-19

Theme Three: Taxonomy and Building ESG Literacy


Communication with Clients and Corporates: Enabling Transparency Through Clear Taxonomy


Achieve Clarity Through ESG Data Transparency


Build a Team to Thrive in the Era of ESG


Beyond Exclusion? Rethinking the perception of ESG as a limiting factor

Theme Four: Strategic Risks and Opportunities


ESG and Investment Product Building


Taking ESG ETFs to Scale


FinTech’s, Challengers to the Mainstream

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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

Don’t miss your chance to do business with

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State of New York Comptroller's Logo
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Representatives include:
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • President, Asset Management
  • Chairman, Chair of the Board
  • Chief Investment Officer
  • Trustee, Board of Trustees
  • Head of ESG
  • Head of Sustainability
  • Head of Responsible Investing
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Capital Markets
  • Head of Social Impact
  • Investment Strategist
  • Client Strategies, Engagement
  • Analyst, ESG/Portfolio

How To Secure Your Ticket To Attend

Call or Email Jack Hogg, Head of Delegate Sales

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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.

5 reasons why you should attend the Summit

  1. Plan your 2021 strategy with speaker keynotes sharing insights on how we can deliver a clean and inclusive global recovery
  2. Takeaway valuable lessons from the live panel and Q&A sessions on the latest strategies and innovations in ESG strategy, data, regulation, communication and more.
  3. Learn from examples with confirmed case studies form the asset managers, and asset owners leading towards a financial, environmental and socially sustainable future
  4. Don’t miss a thing – your registration gives you access to the sessions from ESG Investment North America and ESG Investment Europe and make sure to connect with leading solution providers in the digital exhibition
  5. Stay safe at home with all the business-critical insights free-of-charge to view at your leisure and help you plan your transformational investment strategies

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