PRI Digital Forum: Sustainability Outcomes

June 2021

Investors’ actions shape positive and negative outcomes in the world. The PRI Digital Forum on Sustainability Outcomes will highlight ways in which investors can increase positive outcomes and decrease negative outcomes through their investment decisions, stewardship and policy engagement. Discussions will include the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, stewardship strategies, and the regulatory framework for achieving sustainability outcomes in the European Union.

Drawing on perspectives from around the globe, the Digital Forum will provide a platform for discussion and debate on the critical role of responsible investors in driving sustainability outcomes. Register below to secure your place and access our resources highlighted in the short intro video by PRI’s Senior Lead on Sustainability Outcomes, Elsa Savourey.

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Shareholder resolutions: voting in support of outcomes
3 June 2021 | 4:00pm BST

In this webinar, we will explore how investors can use shareholder resolutions to support the pursuit of real-world outcomes. We will discuss how investors can align their approach to voting on shareholder resolutions to Active Ownership 2.0 (the PRI’s framework for more ambitious and effective stewardship) and hear from…

Investing for sustainability outcomes in emerging markets
8 June 2021 | 9:00am BST

Global SDG investment shows some progress, but remains far from the target to meet the $2.5 trillion annual financing gap for developing countries. We will hear from those who are investing in the SDGs in Emerging Markets, how they are applying responsible investment in the context of their particular environment and share…

The Sustainable Development Goals: identifying outcomes and setting targets
10 June 2021 | 2:00pm BST

How are investors implementing investing with SDG outcomes in practice? We will hear from practitioners on how they have identified the outcomes of their investments and set outcome based-targets. This session will be interactive and will have…

Linking net-zero target setting to real world outcomes
22 June 2021 | 2:00pm BST

As investor net-zero targets and commitments gather momentum, this session will explore how investors can link their target setting to sustainability outcomes. The session will feature the work undertaken by members of the UN-Convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance.

Mandatory human rights due diligence:
EU policy developments and implications

29 June 2021 | 2:00pm BST

The importance of mandatory human rights due diligence is gaining momentum in EU policymaking, with the upcoming EU sustainable corporate governance directive and two social Taxonomy reports due from the Platform on Sustainable Finance…

The future of participatory stewardship: bringing beneficiaries into the RI dialogue
30 June 2021 | 1:00pm BST

Beneficiaries have traditionally been a silent partner in the investment process. However, a rise in digital tools alongside shifting consumer trends, increasing regulatory interest and a need to improve private saving rates is changing the way…

Featured Speakers

Jake Barnett
Director of Sustainable Investment Stewardship
Wespath

Michela Gregory
Director, Environmental, Social and Governance Services
NEI Investments

Robert Lewenson
Governance and Engagement Manager
Old Mutual Investment Group

Susheela Peres da Costa
Head of Advisory
Regnan

Dean Alborough
Head of ESG
Old Mutual Alternative Investments

Karine Hirn
Partner & Co-founder
East Capital Group

Stéphane Bacquaert
Managing Partner for North and West Africa
Adenia Partners

Joy Perry
Managing Director and Investment Director
Wellington Management

Marcus Bruns
Nordic Head of Sustainability
Storebrand

Nili Gilbert
Chair, Investment Committee
David Rockefeller Fund

Udo Riese
Head of Risk & Monitoring
Allianz Investment Management SE

Signe Andreasen Lysgaard
Strategic Advisor on Business and Human Rights
Danish Institute for Human Rights

Matthias Narr
Head of International Engagement
Ethos Foundation

Sabrina Ritossa-Fernandez
ESG Analyst, Human Rights
Sycomore AM

Fiona Reynolds
CEO
PRI

Steve Waygood
Chief Responsible Investment Officer
Aviva Investors