Sustainable Finance and ESG Investments: Risks and Opportunities

October 12, 2023 11:00am

Allen Cheng
Associate Partner, Hedge Fund Research - New York Practice Lead

Marie Clara Buellingen
Director, Responsible Finance/ESG
Société Générale

Irina Markina
Managing Director, Head of Impact and Sustainability
Ara Partners

Nelson A. Switzer
Managing Partner
Climate Innovation Capital


Divya Bendre
Head of Sustainable Fixed Income, Americas
Bank of America

Sustainable finance and ESG investments have gained significant prominence in recent years as more investors recognize the importance of integrating ESG factors into their decision-making processes. Navigating the risks and opportunities in sustainable finance and ESG investments requires understanding the key concepts and considerations involved. During this panel, we will explore:

  • Assessing your company’s impact on the environment, such as its carbon emissions or resource usage
  • Addressing social factors such as how your organization interacts with its employees, customers, communities, and other stakeholders
  • Considerations for governance factors, including assessing the company’s leadership, executive compensation, shareholder rights, and board diversity
  • Best practices for the integration of ESG factors into investment analysis and decision-making processes