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Mon, 05 Oct 20  

09:00 - 09:10

WEISSER SAAL(White Hall)
 

Robert RubinsteinRobert Rubinstein

Chairman & Founder - TBLI Group - The Netherlands Linkedin

09:15 - 10:00

WEISSER SAAL(White Hall)

10:00 - 11:30

 

Rosa Sangiorgio (Moderator) rosa sangiorgio

Independent Impact Advisor - Switzerland LinkedIn

Sara LovisoloSara Lovisolo

Member - EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance - Italy Linkedin

Elena PhillipovaElena Phillipova

Global Head ESG Proposition - Refinitiv - Switzerland Linkedin

11:45 - 12:45

 

Next G en investors are very sensitive about the social and environmental effects of their investments and highly value sustainable strategies with a positive impact on the world. In fact, younger generations are looking for financial solutions addressing issues ranging from reducing global warming to alleviating extreme poverty and hunger, while avoiding deploying capital in carbon-heavy and unfair ventures. In this session experts will discuss the increasing importance and market share of Next Gen investors and how value investing addresses their goals and preferences for social and environmental sustainability. 

 

Robert Rubinstein (Moderator) Robert Rubinstein

Chairman & Founder - TBLI Group - The Netherlands Linkedin

 

Julian MarwitzJulian Marwitz

Owner - Marwitz Family Office - UK Linkedin

 

 

Shahan SarkissianTamar Capital

Founder - Tamar Capital - UK Linkedin

12:45- 13:00

WEISSER SAAL(White Hall)
 

Workshops & Seminars moderators briefly introduce their sessions and speakers 

13:00 - 14:00

Foyer

14:00 - 15:30

 

Pitch session for funds looking to raise money to a selected group of investors. Interested in pitching your fund? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

14:00 - 15:30

 

Investors, shareholders and executives alike are not interested anymore in maximising profit alone; instead, they are increasingly adopting management and financial strategies with a positive impact on the community and the environment. Many different measurement methods have been created in order to measure such effects: however, they lack uniformity and can significantly vary from one another.

During this session speakers will discuss how the impact investing sector can benefit from a standardisation in ESG benchmarks and why the fragmentation of sustainability measurements is hindering the development of sustainable finance. 

 

Beris Gwynne (Moderator)Beris Gwynne

Founder & Director - Incitare - Switzerland Linkedin

 

Dr. Phillipp AebyPhillip Aeby

CEO - RepRisk AG - Switzerland Linkedin

Sonia FasoloPhillip Aeby

SRI Fund Manager - La Financière de l'Echiquier- France Linkedin

14:00 - 15:30

 

 

Linda Zeillina (Moderator)Linda Zeillina

Director - Re-Define Think Tank - UK Linkedin

 

 

Benoit Ribaudbenoit ribaud

Sales Director - Alquity Investment Management - UK Linkedin

 

 

Audrey SelianAudrey Selian

Director  -  Rianta Capital Zurich - Switzerland Linkedin

 

14:00 - 15:30

 

With global warming looming over an exponentially growing population, the world resources are under unprecedented pressure and challenges. The need for clean and drinkable water is higher than ever, while rivers and oceans are being filled with dangerous chemicals and materials. As climate change will only increase over time, both developed and developing countries will have to develop strategies and habits that make the most efficient use of water while reducing the current pollution levels in water sources. This session will cover the most important contemporary challenges to water sourcing and distribution and what innovations and methods are currently in development.

 

Nicolas Lorne (Moderator) Jeremy Pelczer

President & Co-founder - Waterpreneurs - Switzerland Linkedin

 

Jeremy PelczerJeremy Pelczer

Chairman - Agua Via Ltd - United Kingdom Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30

 

 

 

Robert Rubinstein (Moderator) Robert Rubinstein

Chairman & Founder - TBLI Group - The Netherlands Linkedin

 

Steve RoccoSteve Rocco

Managing Director - Ground Up Project|Pipeline Builder - Switzerland Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30

 

Julie Muraco (Moderator)Julie Muraco 

CEO - TBLI Group - United States Linkedin 

 

Patrick Elmer (TBC) Patrick Elmer

Founder - iGravity - Switzerland Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30

 

Climate risk is an ever increasing issue not only for society and the environment, but also for the financial industry: countless industries will be affected over time, while some have already started to feel the effects now. Asset allocators should therefore account for the negative impact of climate change on their portfolio structure by integrating the entailing risk into their investment model, ultimately hedging against environmental factors like desertification and rising sea levels. 

In this session, financial and environmental experts will discuss the importance of climate risk and how to improve mainstream portfolio strategies by integrating it in investment decision making.

Rashila Kerai (Moderator)Rashila Kerai

Head of Sustainable Investing & Corporate Responsability - VP Bank - Switzerland

 

 Paloma BaenaPaloma Baena

Vice President, Global Partnerships - Clarity AI - Spain Linkedin

 

Mike AzlenMike Azlen

Founder & CEO - Carbon Cap Management - United Kingdom Linkedin

Tue, 06 Oct 20 (Day 1  )  

09:30 - 11:00

 

Investors and asset owners have recognised the importance and urgency of mitigating climate change and are increasingly looking at abating their investments’ environmental impact through the reduction of their portfolio’s carbon footprint. Indeed, many difficulties will arise when integrating environmental sustainability factors into a profit-driven investment model.

During this workshop financial and investment specialists will discuss different capital deployment structures which ultimately yield zero carbon emissions and what are the challenges asset allocators face when incorporating environmental standards in their investment strategies.

 

Julie Muraco (Moderator)Julie Muraco 

CEO - TBLI Group - United States

 

Sandro LeuenbergerSandro Leuenberger 180930 aktuell copy

Financial Market and Climate - Klima-Allianz Schweiz - Switzerland Linkedin

 

 Maria LombardoMaria Lombardo

Head of ESG Client Stategies EMEA - Invesco - United Kingdom Linkedin

 

09:30 - 11:00

 

This workshop is aimed at introducing and illustrating the latest and most important discoveries and project in the agricultural sector and why these innovations are increasingly necessary for the world’s development. In fact, the world population is booming at an unprecedented rate and the nutrition standards across the world have substantially increased, meaning much more food needs to be produced to satisfy the ever increasing demand. However, water and land resources are finite and climate change only hinders the growth in food production. In order to appropriately feed an increasing urban and demanding population, agricultural producers have to employ the latest technology and methods in order to maximise their output: however, they also have to use techniques which reduce substantially water and land use, while abating their operations’ overall carbon footprint. In this panel, experts will identify these challenges and contextualise them in the current farming scientific and business world. 

Kim Neel Wyon (Moderator)Brian Tang

Senior Partner - Optiteam - Denmark LinkedIn

 

Martin StadelmannMartin Stradelmann


 Director Funds & Platforms - Southpole - Switzerland Linkedin

 

Matthew McGarveyMatthew McGarvey

Co-Founder/Partner - Xylem Capital - United States LinkedIn

09:30 - 11:00

 

Daniela Herrmann (Moderator)Daniela Herrmann 2

Chairman & Founder - Topan AG - Switzerland Linkedin 

 

Darlene HartDarlene Hart

Founder & CEO - US Tax & Financial Services - USA Linkedin

 

Doris SommavillaDoris Sommavilla

Family Advisor - Blu Family Office - Italy Linkedin

11:30 - 13:00

 

Jonelle Maltay (Moderator)Jonelle Maltay

Internal Account Manager - Triodos - US Linkedin

 

Leon Toh (TBC) Leon Toh

Executive Director - Damson Capital - Singapore Linkedin

11:30 - 13:00

 

Aline ReichenbergAline Reichenberg Gustafsson (Moderator)

Editor In Chief -  NordSIP.com - Sweden Linkedin 

 

Karen WendtKaren Wendt

President - SwissFinTechLadies - Switzerland Linkedin

11:30 - 13:00

 

Raffaela Lombard (Moderator)Rafaella Lombard

Founder & Director - Lombard Impact - Switzerland Linkedin

14:00 - 15:30

 

Irene Mastelli (Moderator)irene mastelli

Director Advisory - Phenix Capital - Sweden Linkedin

 

 

14:00 - 15:30

 

Irene Winther (Moderator)Irene Winther

IT Service Delivery Manager - LEO Pharma - Denmark   Linkedin
 
 

Jacob NinanIrene Winther

 Co-Founder & Director - Kottackal Business Solutions - India   Linkedin

14:00 - 15:30

 

Emmanuel Daniel (Moderator)Emmanuel Daniel

Founder - The Asian Banker - Singapore Linkedin