Event Details

When:

21/01/2021 for 11am - 12.15pm

Where:

Online Event | Event link & further information will be emailed to you the day before the event commences.

Cost:

Members: Free of Charge
Non Members: €50

Sponsored By

 
Aviva Investors

Introduction

Your role in helping solve the Climate Crisis

The financial industry needs to take strong and urgent action in the face of climate change risk. Defined contribution and defined benefit pension plans will have to address risks such as carbon-related shocks to financial asset values. History may well look back on 2020 as the year the world finally woke up to the threats posed by climate change and in this session Steve Waygood, Chief Responsible Investment Officer at Aviva Investors will share his views and look at the year ahead.

With the UK and Italy partnering to host COP 26, as well as hosting the G7 and G20 summits respectively, it presents a very rare alignment of strategic and geopolitical opportunities to accelerate the greening of the financial industry. Every part of society needs to take strong and urgent action in the face of climate change, and this includes pension schemes. To help solve the massive and complex task ahead, we will need to harness the innovation and creativity that a market-based system incentivises. A Green New Deal, complemented by the IPCF – International Panel on Climate Finance – is desperately needed to bring cohesion to the currently confused global climate strategy.

CPD

This event will be allocated 1.15 CPD hour by the IAPF for on-going trustee training requirements. We will apply for 1.15 CPD hours from the LIA, the IOB and the IIPM under category 2. Pensions, Pension Trustee Practitioners (PTP) and category 3. Savings & Investment. If you have a query relating to the CPD hours, please contact the relevant awarding bodies.

Timetable

 

11:00am

Introduction  

 

Your role in helping solve the Climate Crisis, Steve Waygood, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Aviva Investors

 

Q&A and further discussion

 12:15pm

 

Ends

 

 

 

 

Speakers

click on image for biography Jerry Moriarty
IAPF
click on image for biography Steve Waygood
Aviva Investors

Booking

Non Member: €50.00 per person

IAPF Member: Free of Charge

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