ESG in Fixed Income & Finance Virtual Forum on June 30 & July 1, 2020

Integrating ESG into Fixed Income to Manage Risk

Speakers include:

  • Robert Daly, Director of Fixed Income, Glenmede Trust Company
  • Nizida Arriaga, CFA, Manager, Fixed Income, Wespath Benefits & Investments
  • Peter Schwab, High Yield Portfolio Manager, Impax Asset Management
  • Kate Thomes, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates (moderator)


Driving Greater Disclosure & Engagement w/ ESG Integration

Speakers include:

  • Adam Hynes, CFA, Portfolio Manager – Corporates, APG Asset Management US Inc.
  • Carmen Nuzzo, Head of Fixed Income, PRI
  • Michael Kashani, Global Head of ESG Portfolio Management – Fixed Income, Goldman Sachs
  • Jeff Cohen, Institutional Product Strategist, SASB (moderator)


How Green & Sustainability Bonds Fit into Diversified Portfolios

Speakers include:

  • Sarah Thompson, Director, Sustainable Finance, RBC Capital Markets
  • Tapiwa Sikipa, Senior Portfolio Manager, The World Bank Treasury
  • Howard Coon, Treasurer, AVANGRID
  • Sonia Ruiz, Manager Research Consultant, RVK (moderator)


12:40pm Emerging Sustainable Finance Trends

Speakers include:

  • Jeff Waller, Senior Director, Head of Financing Solutions, ENGIE Impact
  • Ana Carolina Oliveira, Head of Sustainable Finance, ING
  • Meghna Mehta, Senior Associate, ESG Research, MSCI (moderator)


3:00pm Fireside Chat on Engagement & Climate Risk in Fixed Income

  • Bertrand Millot, VP Risk Management, Fixed Income and Head of Climate Risk and Issues at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
  • David Loehwing, Vice President, Sustainable Investing, Impax Asset Management (moderator)


Incorporating ESG Factors in Fixed Income to Generate Performance

Speakers include:

  • Yoshie Phillips, CFA, Director of Investment Research, Global Fixed Income, Russell Investments
  • Navindu Katugampola, Head of Sustainable Investing for Morgan Stanley Investment Management Fixed Income & Liquidity
  • Hernando Cortina, Head of Index Strategy at ISS ESG (moderator)


10:50am Generating Social Impact & Implementing UN SDGs in Fixed Income

Speakers include:

  • Noelle Laing, Senior Director of Impact Investing at Private Family Office
  • Tim Coffin, Senior Vice President, Breckinridge Capital Advisors
  • Lily Trager, Director of Investing with Impact, Head of Impact Solutions, Morgan Stanley
  • Jeroen Verleun, CFA, CAIA, Senior Investment Manager, PGGM Investments
  • Julie Frank,Director, Catholic Responsible Investing. Christian Brothers Investment Services (moderator)