Teach-in 5 October 2017

LOW CARBON EQUITY-REDUCING CLIMATE–RELATED FINANCIAL RISK

Climate change presents one of the greatest risks to society and to investors, in its magnitude and likelihood and in the longer term, for its impact on client portfolios. In this teach-in we will aim to show how investors can increase the resilience of their investment portfolios to climate change, help promote the transition to a low carbon economy and achieve this in an effective and efficient way.

This teach-in is sponsored and delivered by HSBC Global Asset Management

WHO IS IT FOR?

Anyone who is responsible for monitoring or investing pension scheme portfolio.

SPEAKER

Sandra Carlisle, Head of Responsible Investment specialists, HSBC Global Asset Management

TOPICS

Topics to be covered:

  • How a pension scheme portfolio might increase its resilience to climate change risk
  • How the transition to a low carbon economy presents opportunities and risks for investments
  • What schemes can do to drive change and support climate-friendly strategies
  • Communicating climate-friendly strategies to scheme beneficiaries

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

AFTER ATTENDING THE TEACH-IN YOU WILL:

  • Recognise how to increase a portfolio's resilience to climate change

  • Identify how the transition to a low carbon economy presents opportunities and risks for investments

  • Be aware of mechanisms which can drive change e.g. encouraging asset managers to support climate-friendly shareholder resolutions at general meetings and joining forces with like-minded investors

  • Recognise the benefit of communicating strategies to deal with to climate change risk to scheme beneficiaries, as part of scheme governance and stewardship responsibilities

WHEN AND WHERE IS THIS TEACH-IN?

9:00-10:00 on 5 October 2017 at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's offices in London

Registration from 08:30

FEES

Non-members - £100 + VAT (per meeting)

- FREE TO MEMBERS

- EARN CPD CREDITS

 

Book Places


Sessions take place at the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association's London offices.
Click here for location details and nearby hotels.

For more information please contact Rebecca Moessl on tel: 020 7601 1709 or email: rebecca.moessl@plsa.co.uk