NextGen - through its global activities and events - enables and facilitates better understanding of the environmental, social and economic components of sustainable development.
|08.30||Registration and breakfast. |
Welcome and Introduction - Tom Kruse - Program Director for the Global Governance portion of the Democratic Practice program of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
Climate risk investing - brief presentations followed by open discussion.
The Financial Case: Alex Bernhardt - Mercer; Principal, Head of Responsible Investment, US
The Legal Case: Steven Feit - Center for International Environmental Law; Staff Attorney, Climate & Energy Program
How? Bevis Longstreth - former US SEC Commissioner and author of a cutting-edge new guidance on the fiduciary duty of institutional investors to divest from fossil fuels in a time of climate change.
Discussion and questions.
Clara Vondrich - Global Director; Divest-Invest Philanthropy introducing Mike Ibarra.
Mike Ibarra - Senior Vice President; Investment Management Amalgamated Bank. Our emerging perspective on climate change, fiduciary duty and investment.
What’s happening elsewhere in the world: From the UK Sarah Butler-Sloss - Chair of the Ashden Trust introducing Luke Fletcher, The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts; from Canada Toby Heaps - CEO and co-founder of Corporate Knights Inc.
Q&A free-ranging discussion.
Concluding remarks and what’s happening next? Ellen Dorsey - Executive Director, Wallace Global Fund. Carroll Muffett - President and CEO CIEL.