Edinburgh Conference 201619 April 2016
The Royal Society of Edinburgh
The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association is coming to Edinburgh to hold its 3rd annual one-day conference to debate and discuss the latest cutting edge issues facing investment and finance in the UK.
We will cover a range of environmental, social and company governance finance issues which might include climate, tax responsibility and human rights with speakers from the worlds of finance, academia, policy and business.
The event will include a full day of seminars and discussion panels, followed by a drinks reception.
This event is available to both UKSIF members and non-UKSIF members.
Confirmed speakers are:
Chris Arnold, Creative Partner, Creative Orchestra Sarah Boyack, Scottish Labour Party, list candidate for the Lothian region Alan Brett, Head of Corporate Governance Ratings Research, MSCI Meg Brown, Director, UK Business Development. Impax Investment Management Ray Dhirani, Corporate Change Manager: Sustainable Finance and Corporate Risk at World Wildlife Fund Naomi English, Head of ESG Products EMEA and APAC, MSCI Murdo Fraser, Scottish Conservative Party, candidate for Mid-Scotland and Fife constituency Sarah Gilzean, Associate, HBJ Gateley Ashley Hamilton Claxton, Corporate Governance Manager, Royal London Asset Management Ulrika Hasselgren, Managing Director and Head of Sustainable & Responsible Investment, ISS Sudip Hazra,Head of SRI Research, Sustainability Research, Kepler Cheuvreux Simon Howard, Chief Executive, UKSIF Heather Lang, Director of Advisory Services, Sustainalytics San Lie, Head of Research, Morningstar Benelux Ben MacPherson, SNP, candidate for Edinburgh Northern & Leith constituency James Magness, Head of Investor Research, CDP Paul Marsland, Deputy Director, High Pay Centre Debbie McIlwraith,Solicitor, Turcan Connell Neil McIndoe, Head of Environmental Finance, Trucost Fergus Moffatt, Programme Director and Head of Public Policy, UKSIF Scott Murray, Managing Director, Virtuo Wealth Management Julian Parrott, Partner, Ethical Futures Justin Sloggett, Senior Manager, Listed Equity and Hedge Funds, PRI Lisa Stonestreet, Programme Director, UKSIF Stephen Tong, Director, Senior Equity Product Specialist, HSBC Global Asset Management Chris Varco, Senior Investment Director, Mission Related Investments, Cambridge Associates Andy Wightman, Scottish Green Party, list candidate for the Lothian region Helen Wildsmith, Strategic Adviser – Investor Initiatives, CDP Clare Wood, Global Head of Investment Assurance, First State Investments Amanda Young, Head of Responsible Investment, Standard Life Investments
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