For Professional Investors only
Investor Briefing Transition to Net Zero (Lugano)
We must halve our CO2 emissions by 2030. If we fail, the increase in global temperatures by 2050 will have catastrophic consequences on our environment and on quality of life around the globe. This urgency to decarbonize requires investors to take credible action now.
How are you planning to substantially reduce CO2 emissions in your portfolio?
How do you navigate the jungle of “green investments”?
What do you need to know about the regulatory framework?
Is the current and most prevalent approach – low carbon strategies focusing on excluding of high carbon emitters in liquid markets – solving the problems?
Join us for this investor briefing to rethink fixed income investing. Get an overview of the most pressing topics and learn how you can invest in sectors relevant to climate change without compromising on financial performance.
Who should attend:
This event is FOR PROFESSIONAL INVESTORS ONLY*, with a special focus on portfolio managers, fund selectors, chief investment officers, fixed-income specialists and sustainable investment specialists.
*By registering for this event, you confirm that you qualify as a professional investor pursuant to Art. 4 par. 3 or Art. 5 par. 1 of the Swiss Financial Services Act of 15 June 2018.
Our events comply with the current government guidelines on public events. Currently, there are no restrictions that apply to this event.
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|17:30||Registration & Welcome Drinks|
|18:00||Climate Finance Landscape: Overview|
|18:10||Demystifying the 50 Shades of Green: ESG, SFDR, EU taxonomy|
|18:25||Investment Opportunity: Transition to Net Zero Strategy|
|18:45||Q&A with our Experts|
Meet the Speakers
Senior Relationship Manager
Manages client relationship and assists existing and potential clients with investment decisions. Passionate about Impact Investing, a necessary tool for a more sustainable economy. Convinced that investing in emerging markets is the basis for a global sustainable future. Since 2012 focused on impact investing with 30+ years’ experience in the finance industry in multiple blue-chip institutions, covering clients in Switzerland, Continental Europe and the UK. Accounting and Finance Diploma, Licence of General Registered Representative, Finra (Serie 7)
Head of Sustainability & Impact, responsAbility
Paul is responsible for managing and measuring the impact of responsAbility's activities and is the lead author of the Impact Report and various other responsAbility publications. Previous roles at the company include Senior Research Analyst for the financial sector. He has an MBA from École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris (HEC Paris), where he is also a lecturer, and a B.A. (Hons) from Pembroke College, University of Cambridge.
Head of Portfolio Strategy, responsAbility
19 years of experience in portfolio management and credit trading and now heading the Portfolio Strategy team at responsAbility. After a traditional finance career off Wall Street, refocused on impact investing and joined responsAbility in 2016. Began career at Morgan Stanley in 2002, trading credit derivatives. In 2008, joined the Citadel hedge fund as a senior portfolio manager in quantitative credit, based in London and Chicago. Moved back to Europe in 2013 to head the credit department of the boutique asset management firm Swiss Alpha. Passionate professional with deep technical knowledge, market experience and always on the lookout for the next inspiring and fun challenge.
Portfolio Manager & Partner, ESG-AM
Susanne Kundert has more than 15 years of experience in sustainable investing and in developing & managing Sustainable Fixed Income Solutions. After receiving her Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of St.Gallen (HSG) with a specialization in Environmental Economics, she worked at PriceaterhouseCoopers advising companies on mergers and acquisitions and then as a High Yield Analyst at Man Investment. After that, she led the Credit & Sustainability initiative at LGT Capital Partners and was Head of the Credit Specialities team at Swisscanto Invest by Zürcher Kantonalbank. She is Citywire award-winning Fund Manager, CFA Charterholder, independent Board Member and Lecturer on sustainability topics.