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10:50 - 11:30

Morning Coffee & Networking Break

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12:45 - 14:15
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Lunch & Networking Break PLUS break time programming: Danish Deep Tech Alliance Part 2: Sustainability & Inclusion

Break time programming on the  Data and Next Gen Leadership Stage

13.00 – 13.00 Danish Deep Tech Alliance Part 2: Sustainability & Inclusion  
Innovation Showcase of some of the most interesting entrepreneurs and new tech start-ups on the Danish scene. The goal is to establish an International DeepTech Alliance to strengthen the Danish deep-tech start-ups and their collaboration with universities and tech companies.

  • Moderator Camilla Gilbro - Project Manager, Deep Tech Alliance
  • Presenter Johan Juul -Jensen - Chief Operating Officer, Solarsack
  • Presenter Mikkel Nybo Anderson - Founder, LifeGuard
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14:15 - 14:20
Close of FundForum 2019

Close of FundForum 2019

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09:25 - 09:30 5 mins
Global Megatrends - Auditorium 10 & 11, 1st Floor
Welcome to FundForum
  • Presenter Jenny Adams - Global Executive Producer, FundForum International
09:30 - 09:40 10 mins
Global Megatrends - Auditorium 10 & 11, 1st Floor
FundForum Sustainability Day Welcome
  • Chair Alyssa Heath - Senior Policy Manager, UN PRI ( Principles of Responsible Investment)
09:40 - 09:50 10 mins
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Global Megatrends - Auditorium 10 & 11, 1st Floor
EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan: What next for asset management - An update of actions that have already been agreed or launched in the asset management field in in the context of broader and what is coming down the track
  • Presenter Sven Gentner - Head of Asset Management Unit, DG FISMA, EU Commission

An update on recently agreed regulation to strengthen disclosure by funds on sustainability risks and impact, to work on strengthening fiduciary duties as regards integration of sustainability and work on an EU ecolabel for funds and other financial products. All this is being done within the context of our broader EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan.

09:50 - 10:20 30 mins
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Global Megatrends - Auditorium 10 & 11, 1st Floor
How to manage systemic climate risk globally. Why mutual funds, institutional investors and other players in the financial sector must be at the heart of tackling climate crisis or risk failing millions of investors as stranded assets become worthless
  • Moderator Kirsten Spalding - Senior Department Director, Investor Network, Ceres
  • Presenter Sven Gentner - Head of Asset Management Unit, DG FISMA, EU Commission
  • Speaker Niklas Ekvall - Chief Executive Officer, Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4)
  • Speaker Stephen Barrie - Deputy Director, Ethics and Engagement; Acting Secretary | Ethical Investment Advisory Group, Church of England Pension Fund
  • Speaker Allan Polack - Group CEO, PFA Pension

"Fail to adjust to climate risks or fail to exist“ 
Mark Carney, Governor Bank of England & François Villeroy de Galhau, the governor of the Banque de France

How to deploy the “massive reallocation of capital" necessary to prevent global warming above the 2°C maximum target.

Comparing the opportunities in the private, public and blended responsible investment sectors and the practical implications of differences in liquidity, tenor, availability of data, regulation in making investment decisions.

The Central Banks and Supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS)

Climate Action 100+ is an investor initiative to ensure the world’s largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take necessary action on climate change. More than 320 investors with more than $33 trillion in assets collectively under management are engaging companies on improving governance, curbing emissions and strengthening climate-related financial disclosures. The companies include 100 ‘systemically important emitters’, accounting for two-thirds of annual global industrial emissions, alongside more than 60 others with significant opportunity to drive the clean energy transition.  

10:20 - 10:50 30 mins
Global Megatrends - Auditorium 10 & 11, 1st Floor
A new infrastructure for scaling the greening of brown investments in Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa – How blockchain and smart contracts are transforming impact investments and the shifting the transformation of the carbon-economy
  • Presenter Steve Barnett - Financial Centre Development Director, Abu Dhabi Global Market
10:50 - 11:30 40 mins
Morning Coffee & Networking Break
11:30 - 12:00 30 mins
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How To Think About Sustainability: Asset Owners, Corporates and Mutual Funds On The Opportunities in De-carbonised and Regenerative Economy
Why we need mutual funds - Financial services and the circular economy: A new systemic Initiative on how financial services should think about its role in enabling the regenerative economy – New business models for future growth and implications for investment
  • Moderator Rob Opsomer - Systemic Initiatives Lead, Ellen Macarthur Foundation
  • Speaker Robert Metzke - Chief of Staff, Innovation & Strategy, Royal Philips
  • Speaker Stefano Del Punta - Chief Financial Officer, Intesa Sanpaolo Group

Why we need the mutual funds:  Pathways of the outliers - Without the combined capital and commitment of both institutional investors and mutual funds we cannot address sustainability and global systemic risks affecting us all in climate, water and supply chains

One of the major factors holding back action to address climate change in the financial industry is a recognition that there is a values-based element at play. The mathematical models that produce the optimal investment decisions that have limited the consideration of ethical values in finance also limit the potential for change until it can be empirically proven. Even where these data may exist to support values-based finance, they often struggle to capture the attention of the mainstream because there is an internal bias towards incrementalism within finance that constrains action.

 The movement towards change has been systematized in the Sustainable Development Goals and the pace of change is only likely to hasten as businesses and governments buy in. They will also be reflected in finance, whether the bankers and asset managers wish them to be, and the advantage will go to those who anticipate rather than those who react.


11:30 - 12:00 30 mins
Smart Market Intelligence - Room 181, 1st Floor
Breakthroughs in measuring impact - How do you compare and prove the best new opportunities for profit and impact? New best practice in transparently showing how impact is measured and compared across different case studies – from renewable energy in India to healthcare in Africa and a university in Brazil.
  • Moderator Gavin Serkin - Author of Frontier (Bloomberg) - FT “must read” - & Founder and Managing Editor, New Markets Media & Intelligence
  • Presenter Shami Nissan - Head of Responsible Investing,, Actis
  • Presenter Stephen J. Barnett - CEO & Founder, Util
11:30 - 12:45 75 mins
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Data and Building Next Gen Asset Management - Exhibition Stage
Geo-Economic Disrupters War-Game Trilogy Part 3: 4D Chess - Digital Data Disruption of Digital Disruptors AKA what now after the demise of the BAATFAANGS? In this third and final part of the War Game Trilogy, as predicted, the long-in-the-tooth FAANGS took a dive in 2018—so who waits in the shadows, like Siamese Fighting Fish, to challenge the remnant(s)?
  • Moderator Brian Byrne - CEO, Futurist, War-Gamer, Aviador Group

The remains of the data---the reactor fuel of our AI Quantum future—will now move from weak hands to strong. Who are the emerging players? How will they play the Cybersecurity and Datafication Dominance long game? Where are the asset management arbitrage “white spaces”? And what about the fifth “D” (Distortion) of asset classes---the bond market.

12:00 - 12:45 45 mins
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How To Think About Sustainability: Asset Owners, Corporates and Mutual Funds On The Opportunities in De-carbonised and Regenerative Economy
Asia and the $20 trillion opportunity at the frontier for climate investing and innovation: How are Chinese corporates from private, public and private equity/ debt thinking about investing in Green Tech and how are Asian asset managers developing product and distribution??
  • Moderator Shelley Yang, CFA - CEO and Founder, InvesTAO
  • Speaker Luis Valenca Pinto - Executive Board Member, Haitong Capital
  • Speaker Katherine Han - Vice President, Head of ESG Research, Harvest Fund Management
  • Speaker Zhongbao Guo - Head of International Business Department, Guotai Junan Securities
  • Speaker David Semaya - Executive Chairman, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management
  • Speaker Tomas Otterström - Global Leader, Sustainable Finance Services, KPMG International

12.00-12.15 Part 1 How are Chinese corporates from private, public and private equity/ debt thinking about partnering and investing in Green Tech?

Luis Pinto, Executive Board member, HAITONG CAPITAL

Katherine Han, Vice President, Senior ESG Specialist, HARVEST FUND MANAGEMENT

 
12.15-12.30 Part 2 How influential Asian Asset Managers are thinking about green collaboration climate investing and the international distribution potential

With Zhongbao Guo, Head of International Business Department, GUOTAI JUNAN SECURITIES CO

David Semaya, Executive Chairman, SUMITOMO MITSUI TRUST ASSET MANAGEMENT

Tomas Otterström, Advisory Partner. Global Leader, Sustainable Finance, KPMG

How China’s capital market is embracing responsible/green investment, the uniqueness of China’s RI demand and policy push

-what approaches do local investors take in implementing responsible investment, what are the challenges and opportunities

-how global investors can make impact in terms of ESG & responsible investment in China’s A share market


12.30-12.45 Part 3 Open Discussion

12:00 - 12:45 45 mins
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Smart Market Intelligence - Room 181, 1st Floor
A UN PRI Working Party update: Markets, Metrics and Benchmarks to enhance the distribution of low carbon investment products
  • Moderator Alyssa Heath - Senior Policy Manager, UN PRI ( Principles of Responsible Investment)
  • Speaker Helena Viñes Fiestas - Global Head of Sustainability Research,, BNP Paribas Asset Management
  • Speaker Sara Lovisolo - Group Sustainability Manager, Borsa Italiana

 

12:45 - 14:15 90 mins
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Lunch & Networking Break PLUS break time programming: Danish Deep Tech Alliance Part 2: Sustainability & Inclusion
  • Moderator Camilla Gilbro - Project Manager, Deep Tech Alliance
  • Presenter Johan Juul -Jensen - Chief Operating Officer, Solarsack
  • Presenter Mikkel Nybo Anderson - Founder, LifeGuard

Break time programming on the  Data and Next Gen Leadership Stage

13.00 – 13.00 Danish Deep Tech Alliance Part 2: Sustainability & Inclusion  
Innovation Showcase of some of the most interesting entrepreneurs and new tech start-ups on the Danish scene. The goal is to establish an International DeepTech Alliance to strengthen the Danish deep-tech start-ups and their collaboration with universities and tech companies.

14:15 - 14:20 5 mins
Close of FundForum 2019