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Implementing ESG London 2019: Agenda

 

0800 – 0900: Registration and Breakfast

 

0900 – 0910: Introductory remarks from AlphaWeek and Prime Advocates

 

0910 – 1030: Workshop 1: How to develop an ESG policy that meets investor requirements

A practical, step-by-step process, to developing an ESG policy that addresses the main responsible investment considerations that we are seeing an increasing number of asset owners raise.

Delivered by Anthony Murphy, Managing Director, Prime Advocates and Peter Babudu, Executive Director, Prime Advocates

 

1030 – 1100: Break

 

1130 – 1300: Workshop 2: Understanding the practical implications of adopting an ESG Policy

In light of key trends in the responsible investment space, from divestment to sustainability, we guide participants through the key considerations to take into account once you have adopted an ESG Policy. These issues cover legal, marketing, compliance matters and more.

Delivered by Anthony Murphy, Managing Director, Prime Advocates and Peter Babudu, Executive Director, Prime Advocates

 

1300 – 1345: Lunch

 

1345 - 1415: Keynote 1: TBC

 

1415 – 1500: Panel 1: ESG Pioneers: Lessons from Hedge Funds Championing Responsible Investment Approaches

Showcasing some of the hedge funds that have been identified as ESG Pioneers by AlphaWeek and Prime Advocates

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1500 – 1520: Break

 

1520 - 1600: Panel 2: ESG and Responsible Investment Trends: Demands, Data and Your Bottom Line

From asset owners to regulatory requirements, we explore the main stakeholders demanding managers incorporate ESG and responsible investment practices, where managers are sourcing their ESG data and recent research on the relationship between ESG factors and risk-adjusted returns

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1600 – 1640: Panel 3: How Well Do Responsible Investment Approaches and Hedge Funds Mix?

Exploring how compatible hedge fund strategies are with common responsible investment practices

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1640 – 1710: Keynote 2: TBC

 

1710 - 1800: Drinks Reception