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July 2020

Building Philanthropic Collaboratives around Climate Action (Interactive Workshop)

July 28, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online

One of AVPN’s mandates is to build communities around collaboration. This invitation-only virtual workshop brings together funders, philanthropic organisations, policymakers, climate experts, and SPOs to share and discuss collaborative approaches towards climate action and to identify opportunities to come together meaningfully around specific solutions. If you are interested in joining the workshop, kindly register your interest and indicate your area of work and expertise. During the workshop, we will hear from The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation on the Monash Climate Change Communication Research…

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ESG Disclosure Practice and Dialogue

July 28, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Online

The growing recognition of the impact that material ESG factors have on companies’ long-term prospects has resulted in the strong demand for quality ESG reporting from investors, stock exchanges and regulators. When it comes to ESG reporting we often deal with a list of acronyms, with each representing a different standard or framework. To provide better clarity and consistency for both corporates and investors, there are efforts underway to harmonize these frameworks and standards, while Global standard setter GRI has…

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PRI Asset Owner Series: The Asset Owner of the 21st Century

July 29, 2020 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Online,

In this inaugural episode of the PRI Asset Owner series, Fiona Reynolds, CEO of the PRI and Roger Urwin, Global Head of Investment Content at Willis Towers Watson, will discuss the shifts that Asset Owners are undergoing, many of which have been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Exploring the changing role of governance and how culture ties in, Roger and Fiona will unpick the characteristics of a responsible asset owner. Join us in discussing how asset owners should be preparing…

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August 2020

Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire Webinar

August 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Online

Since at least the industrial revolution, capitalism has done an amazing job of driving the world’s economic growth. There have been hiccups, certainly. A monopoly here, abusive labor practices there, but the rise of the middle class owes its existence to the free exercise of capitalism. Other systems? They were tried but crashed. Now, with all that is going on around us, should we ask if capitalism needs a version 2.0? As wealth concentrates, is capitalism destabilizing society? Is there…

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September 2020

Journey to impact

September 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online

Small Giants is offering a new virtual course for investors interested in using capital as a force for good, Journey to Impact. The course is designed to educate and empower you to explore the alignment of wealth with values, and to inspire others to do the same through your leadership. In 2020, there is over US$45 trillion globally invested in socially responsible investments (JP Morgan ESG research data), and US$716 billion invested in impact (Global Impact Investment Network annual report).…

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PRI APAC Digital Symposium

September 14, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - September 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Online

Join experts from the PRI and across the responsible investment industry this September for a series of insightful and informative conversations for the Asia-Pacific region. Delivered in an entirely virtual format, PRI APAC Digital Symposium will provide a platform for discussion of global sustainable finance themes, with perspectives drawn from across the highly diverse APAC markets and beyond. We’ll be debating topical issues, including: - Regional sustainable finance policy developments and the changing regulatory environment; - How investors can contribute…

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Responsible Investor Conference Tokyo 2020

September 15, 2020 - September 16, 2020
Tokyo Midtown Hall, Roppongi

In response to the growing concerns around COVID-19 (Coronavirus), The RI conference will be postponed to Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th September to be held in Tokyo Midtown Hall in Roppongi, and the reception at the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, as originally planned.   The new agenda for RI Tokyo 2020 will be focused on ESG from a Japanese perspective and how this perspective feeds into international discussions. The PRI remains our partner for this conference, but given that PRI in Person…

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4th Future Food Asia annual conference

September 21, 2020 - September 25, 2020
Online

4th edition of the Future Food Asia annual conference, taking place on September 21-25. Adapting to the current environment, the conference will be held virtually but also host smaller groups at satellite venues in select cities.   Like the past 3 years the focus will remain on the sectors of AgriTech and FoodTech and its continued growth in the Asia Pacific region. FFA2020 will also host 11 leading start-ups building solutions to enhance the sustainability of the APAC agrifood supply…

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COP26: Investor action on climate – Webinar 3: The Rise of the Green Economy

September 23, 2020 @ 9:30 pm - September 24, 2020 @ 9:30 pm
Online

You are invited to the third of our three-part virtual webinar series in partnership with the London Stock Exchange Group and PRI. The series aims to build momentum ahead of COP26 that will now take place in Glasgow in 2021. Given the challenges society, economies and the world face in coming out of COVID-19 lockdowns it is critical for investors to address potential crises of the future, and as part of that to play their role to achieve green growth…

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November 2020

TBLI CONFERENCE ASIA 2020

November 19, 2020 - November 20, 2020
Online

SFI-Sustainable Finance Initiative is a Network Sponsor of TBLI CONFERENCE ASIA 2020, which will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary. This is a major ESG and Impact Investing Global Conference.  The TBLI CONFERENCE Series-TBLI CONFERENCE is the worlds leading authority on ESG and Impact Investing and has been educating institutional investors for over 25 years. What to expect? TBLi is the worlds leading authority on ESG and Impact Investing and has been curating content for TBLi Conference, for over 25 years.…

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