Investor Actions on Climate Change

Organizer: CDP

Date: Fri / Dec. 4 - 15:00

Time: 15:00

Area: Blue Zone

TITLE: Investor Actions on Climate Change

DATE: Friday 4 December

TIME: 15:00 – 16:30

LOCATION: Press Conference Room 1, Hall 2, Blue Zone, Le Bourget (UNFCCC accreditation required)

This COP21 side event will bring together CEOs of pension funds and asset managers from around the world who are shifting capital in support of the low-carbon transition. It will also present an opportunity to drive further activity and commitments from the mainstream investor and finance world. This event will feature a two separate but reinforcing panel discussions covering both investment practices investors can adopt and the role that they must play to influence regulators, companies and others in the financial sector to align incentives in favor of a low carbon and climate resilient economy.

Speakers include:

  • Tom Steyer, NextGen Climate
  • Donald MacDonald, Trustee Director BTPS, Chairman IIGCC
  • Henri de Castries, CEO, AXA
  • Per Boland, Swedish Minister of Financial Markets
  • Eloy Lindeijer, CEO Investment PGGM
  • Heidi Skaaret, COO of Storebrand
  • Anne Simpson, Investment Director Global Governance, CalPERS
  • James Bevan, CEO, CCLA
  • Donna Oothusye, Director of Capital Markets, Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  • Frank Pegan, CEO Catholic Super

The side events is co-sponsored by: CDP, Ceres’ Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), Institutional Investor Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), UNEP Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)


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