Sustainable Investing Room - Sustainable & Social Investing Conference

Sustainable Investing Room

Welcome to the virtual Sustainable Investing Room at Sustain.Social. You can attend any of the seminars below.

Institute of Directors

Speaker: tbc

Climate Change Tutorial and thoughts on COP26

Speaker: Randeep Somel, Fund Manager
Randeep Somel, manager of the M&G Climate Solutions Fund will explain the most commonly used climate related terms, discuss the implications of climate change on corporations, based on how regulatory standards are evolving, and outline the different types of investment approaches that directly help combat climate change. He will also provide his thoughts on the outcome of COP26 and the pledges and policies that are being established.

Good COP or Bad COP

Speaker: Mike Appleby, Liontrust
In this presentation, Mike Appleby will review the outcome of COP26, what the implications are for investors, the importance of the energy transition for investors, how the Liontrust Sustainable Investment team identifies companies for their funds and the progress of the team’s One and a half degree Challenge. The Challenge is asking the companies held by the team’s funds to make their pace of decarbonisation consistent with the 1.5 degree target.

The devil is in the detail

Speaker: Rodney Hobson
How do investors decide if a company is on the side of the angels?


Speaker: Adam Harris

Educating the way to a sustainable future

Speaker: Sara Wilcock
Sustainability should be a priority of every business large or small, as we seek to collectively address the climate crisis. Businesses are uniquely placed to be able to change their activities to have a positive impact on the planet as well as achieving commercial success. However, with problems as big as climate change or no poverty, it can be difficult to know how one person can make a change. The Sustainability Academy will show you how to make that change.

Climate Finance: What does climate risk mean for private markets?

Chair: tbc
Panel: Margaret-Ann Splawn (Climate Markets and Investment Association)