ESG Awareness 2022 - Zurich Roundtable on Sustainable Investing

May 2022
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Climate change has come to surpass corporate governance as the most pressing ESG issue commanding investors’ attention, and ESG investing truly has gone mainstream. Regulators worldwide have stepped up legislative efforts and try to create “a level playing field”. Greenwashing is a key concern for fund investors that seek to find “truly sustainable funds”.
How to manage money in this ever more complex world?
To answer these and many more questions, we invite you to a roundtable with a distinguished list of seasoned investors. Moderated by Timo Busch, an expert from academia, 4 fund managers with distinct investment strategies explain what sustainable investing means in their field and what differentiates them from the competition. They are challenged by 2 experts in the field on ESG investing and are open to all questions you might have.

 

Climate change has come to surpass corporate governance as the most pressing ESG issue commanding investors’ attention, and ESG investing truly has gone mainstream. Regulators worldwide have stepped up legislative efforts and try to create “a level playing field”. Greenwashing is a key concern for fund investors that seek to find “truly sustainable funds”.
How to manage money in this ever more complex world? To answer these and many more questions, we invite you to a roundtable with a distinguished list of seasoned investors. Moderated by Timo Busch, an expert from academia, 4 fund managers with distinct investment strategies explain what sustainable investing means in their field and what differentiates them from the competition. They are challenged by 2 experts in the field on ESG investing and are open to all questions you might have.

The video is split as follows : 

1. (0:00 - 3:38) 
Welcome ( Stephan Meier, CEO OpenFunds Investment Services AG Investment Services) 

2. (3:38 - 14:58)
Keynote Speaker Nicole Streuli-Fürst ( Executive Vice President Operations and Research at RepRisk AG ) on "ESG Data - Challenges and Opportunities“ 

3. (14:58 - 45:42)
Panel discussion moderated by Prof. Timo Busch (University Hamburg, ETH) with 4 fund managers with distinct ESG strategies and 2 ESG experts
- Alex Stephen (Osmosis Investment Management)
- Mathias Althoff (Tundra Fonder AB)
- Craig Reeves (Prestige Funds)
- Ulf Frykhammar (Norron Asset Management) 
- Dominique Becht (Stiftung Abendrot)
- Ingeborg Schumacher ( Responsible Impact Investing)

4. (45:42 - 1:08:42) 
Q&A session