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Welcome remarks

Natalie Kenway, global head of ESG insight, Last Word opens our inaugural Global ESG Summit, shares some key ESG trends and outlines the regional agendas.

Duration: 04:37 


Keynote speaker: Preeti Sinha, executive secretary, UNCDF

Preeti Sinha, executive secretary, UNCDF discusses the importance of emphasising the development impact of capital and ensure that it helps raise the living standards for people around the world, particularly in the world's pre-frontier and frontier markets.

Duration: 18:11


Presentation: Sustainability ratings and fund flows

Dylan Emery, director of research, Last Word looks at the data to find out whether ESG fund ratings matter; how portfolios are changing; and what fund managers must do to stay relevant.

Duration: 14:29


Panel discussion: The seismic shifts and trends to watch

Moderated by Natalie Kenway, global head of ESG insight, Last Word, this panel discusses changing consumer habits, corporate culture, biodiversity, and the path to net-zero. Panellists include:  

Tim Cockerill, investment director, head of responsible and values-based investing, Rowan Dartington 
Kate Elliot, head of ethical, sustainable and impact research, Rathbone Greenbank Investments 
Abbie Llewellyn-Waters, head of sustainable investing, Jupiter Asset Management 
Randeep Somel, fund manager, M&G Investments 

Duration: 45:43


Panel discussion: Data and stewardship - Navigating the pitfalls

Moderated by Dylan Emery, director of research, Last Word, this panel explored the reliability of ESG data, fund ratings and greenwashing. Panellists include:

Hortense Bioy​, global director of sustainability research, Morningstar UK 
Andrew Howard, head of sustainability research, Schroders 
Ladislas Smia, head of sustainability research, Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers 
Gemma Woodward, director of responsible investment, Quilter Cheviot 

Duration: 45:04


Panel discussion: Satisfying demand - ESG investment solutions

Moderated by Natasha Turner, deputy editor at ESG Clarity, this panel focussed on how investors can access ESG products. It explored how ESG can be integrated across different assets classes and the various new investment solutions coming to market. Panellists include:

Dr Ghadir Cooper, global head of equities, Barings 
Victoria Hasler, head of fund research, EQ Investors 
Simon Wood, head of manager research, Aberdeen Standard Investments 
Jessica Zarzycki, co-portfolio manager and senior research analyst, Nuveen

Duration: 46:06



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