[SPN-Discussion] Upcoming High Water Women Events: Oct/Nov 2020

Lindsay Seeger l.seeger24 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 07:06:33 PDT 2020

Technology Disruptions in Sustainability: Trillions at Risk, Trillions to
be Made
October 21, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Technology innovation is a major part of how countries around the world are
going to be able to halt and reverse the impacts of climate change, and
lower greenhouse gas emissions. The development and adoption of
technologies is likely to accelerate the rate at which countries and
industries lower their dependence on fossil fuels. Stranded asset risk
associated with carbon could be greater than many models predict. Are
capital markets underestimating the adoption and impact of disruptive
technologies in areas such as renewables and transportation? How can
investors best anticipate and prepare for, and profit from, innovative

Featuring: Nick Gogerty, Carbon Finance Labs, Liqian Ma, Cambridge
Christina Lampe-Onnerud, Cadenza Innovation, Ally Yost, The Engine,
moderated by Caroline Abramo, Pana LCE

Register Now:
 $65 members | $95 non-members

Diversity and Innovation
November 5, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm EST
How does difference drive productivity and change?  In this session we will
explore investment solutions that have dedicated lenses, how funds and
portfolios are moving the needle on gender and inclusivity, ways to
integrate criteria into analysis/selection and engage in shareholder
advocacy and policy work, opportunities for innovation, incentive
structures to improve performance and more.

Featuring: Lorine Pendleton, Portfolia, Nicole Douillet, Alti, Cat Berman,
CNote, Kristin Hull, Nia Impact Capital

Register Now:
 $65 members | $95 non-members

The Fixed Income Portfolio- Integrating Environmental, Social and
Governance (ESG)
November 19, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm EST
Growing interest in ESG and sustainability factors is driving demand for a
broad range of fixed income/credit investments, from the simplest long only
strategies to structured credit portfolios. How are ESG factors /impact
considerations being incorporated into mainstream fixed income/credit
mandates?  How big is the universe of relevant strategies and what are the
sub-strategies for an asset allocator?  How does one evaluate and assess
the material impact on the portfolio and its performance? What are some of
the challenges around scaling up the green and social bond, loan and
securitization markets?

Featuring: Tess Virmani, LSTA, Tamara Larsen, Agility, Barbara McKenna,
Longfellow Investment Management

Register Now:
 $65 members | $95 non-members
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