ESG Amsterdam
QO Amsterdam
Wednesday 19 June 2019, 08:30 - 12:10


Wednesday, June 19, 2019
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
9:05 AM
Fixed income comprises just 20% of sustainable and responsible investments, suggesting substantial room for growth. Fulfilling the potential in the responsible fixed income space - including impact investing/green bonds - requires comprehensive and scalable research capable of generating competitive financial results from a large issuer universe. Examine how to fully exploit opportunities in today’s issuer universe, where ESG fixed-income research needs equal sophistication in both qualitative and quantitative approaches.
9:30 AM
ESG integration for privately held assets requires a different approach from public markets. This session explores how best to overcome challenges around lack of public ESG data and how ESG can be successfully integrated into asset classes such as farmland, timber, commodities, real estate, impact strategies and private debt.
9:55 AM

Using a holistic framework to combine the homogenous world of core investments with the heterogeneous world of ESG investing.

  • Hard exclusions, the good, the bad and the ugly
  • Full ESG Integration while retaining chosen factor performance drivers
  • Pure ESG factor performance, risk return characteristics beyond exclusions and sector plays
10:20 AM
10:35 AM
  • ESG proof versus future proof investment policy: Understanding the main drivers and the real impact of investments
  • SDGs: Looking beyond positive contribution by assessing overall performance with regards to ESG
  • Overcoming limitations of currently available data: Using alternative data to achieve a multidimensional view on a company’s financial and societal performance
11:00 AM
11:25 AM
  • What does the green taxonomy mean for the investment industry’s technical infrastructure?
  • How will ESG disclosure affect benchmarks - both ESG and non-ESG
  • Which tools are policy makers developing to effect the ESG economy in the way the central bank affects the macro economy?
11:50 AM
12:10 PM

QO Amsterdam

Amstelvlietstraat 4,
1096 GG Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T: +31 20 220 5650
For guests arriving by car, the hotel has 136 parking spaces available, with 10 electric car charging points.
You can park your car for € 25,- per night or € 3,- per hour. For day participants the hotel offers reduced day cards at € 17,50.