For Professional Investors only

Transition to Net Zero LUGANO

13th July 2023Keynote / PanelLugano

As the world struggles to achieve net zero emissions, investors are increasingly recognizing the importance of aligning their portfolios with sustainable initiatives. In this context, responsAbility's Transition to Net Zero Fund has successfully completed its first year of active investment through corporate bonds in companies leading the way towards decarbonization. We invite you to discover how our investment strategy can help you align your investments with the urgent need for climate action. By attending, you will gain valuable insights into the fund's climate impact and receive portfolio updates from our experts. The climate impact spotlight, presented by our climate impact specialist, will demonstrate our methodology to deliver measurable deep impact, showcase CO2 reductions and dive into case studies. The portfolio spotlight, presented by the portfolio manager ESG-AM, will provide an update on the fund’s unique integrated investment approach, performance & positioning and lessons learned. The session will end with an outlook on investment grade credit – the sweet spot in fixed income.

Here's why you should attend:

  • Understand why the transition to net zero is crucial and how you can align your investments with the urgent need for climate action

  • Measurable impact: hear from our climate impact specialist about the fund’s investment approach to decarbonization and emission reductions achieved

  • Gain insights into the fund's performance and discover why investment grade credit is the sweet spot in fixed income

  • Stay updated on the latest industry trends, examples in the net zero space and developments in the credit markets

Who should attend:

This event is exclusively for professional investors*, with a special focus on portfolio managers, fund selectors, chief investment officers, relationship managers, fixed-income specialists and sustainable investment specialists. But open to all professional investors interested in the topic.

*By registering for this event, you confirm that in a capacity as a client of financial services, you would qualify either (i) as a professional client pursuant to Art. 4 par. 3 or Art. 5 par. 1 of the Swiss Financial Services Act of 15 June 2018 (as amended from time to time), or (ii) as an institutional client pursuant to Art. 4 par. 4 or Art. 5 par. 3 of the Swiss Financial Services Act of 15 June 2018 (as amended from time to time).

Event Details

Thursday, 13th July 2023
15:30 - 17:30 UTC+00:00
LUGANODANTE Piazza Cioccaro 5 6900 Lugano

Event Program

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17:30Registration & Welcome Drinks
18:00Welcome note
18:05Climate Impact Spotlight
18:25Portfolio Spotlight
18:45Q&A with our Experts
19:00Networking Drinks

Meet the Speakers

Paolo Rossi

Senior Relationship Manager

Paolo is experienced in the asset management industry as Portfolio Manager, Fund Selector and Business Development & Sales Manager since 2002. He has in depth public & private markets knowledge (fixed income, equity, liquid alternative investments, private equity, private debt) from the buy & sell side. And a background in manager scouting and selection as well as product management and structuring. Before joining responsAbility in 2022 Paolo worked for different asset managers in Italy and Switzerland. He also developed the European funds' distribution activity at Lemanik Invest for 6 years.

Christine Bürgi

Climate Impact Analyst

Christine holds a MSc in Environmental Sciences from ETH Zurich, Switzerland, where she majored in Climate and Atmospheric Sciences. Within responsAbility, she is responsible for the maintenance and further development of the proprietary climate impact model. Christine brings expertise on challenges of a transitioning economy and her experience in data analysis.

Susanne Kundert

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.

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