Responsible Investment in Europe – a multi-stakeholder conference hosted by ShareAction, 9 & 10 June, Berlin

Date

09 Jun 2016 to 10 Jun 2016

Address

Konferenzzentrum of the Heinrich-Böll Foundation
Schumannstraβe 8
10117  Berlin
Germany

Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Section

Euro & Finance
Trade & Society

Event Location

Germany

Event Description

How can we overcome challenges to long-term, sustainable investment in Europe? How can the voice of civil society be strengthened in this process, and what role does policy have to play?

These issues will be the subject of debate at ShareAction’s multi-stakeholder conference, Responsible Investment in Europe. We will also mark the launch of the European Responsible Investment Network (ERIN), ShareAction’s new civil society network. The aims of the conference are to spread best practice, build public awareness and deepen collaboration.

Reserve your free place here

Who should attend?

  • Investment professionals: Harness the growing interest in Responsible Investment in Europe and deepen collaboration with civil society; find out about policy developments that are likely to impact institutional investment.
  • Policy-makers: Hear from practitioners about best practice in sustainable investment, as well as some of the challenges faced; learn about experiences of RI-related policies in different European countries.
  • Civil society organisations: Expand your skills in capital markets campaigning and work towards strengthening the voice of civil society in the investment system.

Speakers include:

  • David Pitt-Watson – Chair, UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative & Executive Fellow, London Business School
  • Claudia Kruse – Managing Director Sustainability & Corporate Governance, APG
  • Jeroen Hooijer - Head of Unit, Company Law, European Commission, DG Justice and Consumers
  • Jochen Wermuth - CIO and Founder of Wermuth Asset Management
  • Arild Hermstad & Heffa Schücking - CEOs at Framtiden i våre henders and urgewald respectively

For many more confirmed speakers, click here.

The Conference will take place on 9 & 10 June 2016 at the Konferenzzentrum of the Heinrich-Böll Foundation in Schumannstraβe 8, 10117 Berlin, Germany. The first day is open to all; the 10 June is reserved for civil society organisations only that have an interest in becoming involved in ERIN.

Make sure to reserve your place as soon as possible here

We look forward to hearing from you and do hope you will be able to attend. For any queries please get in touch with Friederike Hanisch on friederike.hanisch@shareaction.org.

 

 

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