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Asset owner breakfast meeting*

07:30 - 10:30

David Atkin, CEO, PRI
Sue Lloyd, Vice-Chair, Sustainability Standards Board, IFRS Foundation
Patrick Peura, ESG Engagement Manager, Allianz Investment Management, Co-lead of the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance Engagement Track
Kazuyuki Shigemoto, Managing Executive Officer, Chief General Manager of Investment, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company
Kerrie Waring, Chief Executive Officer, International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)

Moderator: Tom Attwooll, Senior Specialist, Asset Owners, PRI

08:00 - 09:15

08:00 - 09:15

07:30 - 10:30

08:00 - 10:15

09:15 - 10:15

09:15 - 10:15

4A: Collaborative engagement in a rapidly warming world: implementing phase 2 of CA100+

09:15 - 10:15

Jane Ho

François Humbert

Valerie Kwan

Ayako Nomizu

Michael Weston

This session will take stock of the progress made during phase 1 of Climate Action 100+, and discuss ways to deliver on the goals and aspirations for phase 2. It will also address broader questions such as what makes collaboration effective, and how successful engagements can make progress while overcoming practical challenges investors face.

Jane Ho, Head of Stewardship for Asia-Pacific, BNP Paribas Asset Management
François Humbert, Lead Engagement Manager, Generali Insurance Asset Management
Ayako Nomizu, Senior Specialist, Climate Action 100+, PRI
Michael Weston, Public Engagement Manager, CalSTRS

Moderator: Valerie Kwan, Director of Engagement, Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC)

4B: Sustainability outcomes in practice: the SDGs and beyond

09:15 - 10:15

Yoshiyuki Arima

Claudia Kruse

Gavin Power

Hidehiko Sogano

This session will give participants an opportunity to learn and reflect on the status of SDG implementation at the mid-way point to 2030, and discuss the evolution towards outcomes-based investing. It will also discuss sustainable development (including climate) as a “forever agenda” that supersedes the SDGs and will endure beyond their 2030 deadline, and share examples of how investors can embed these concepts into their work in the long term.

Yoshiyuki Arima, Representative, World Bank Treasury, Tokyo
Claudia Kruse, Managing Director, Global Responsible Investment & Governance, APG
Hidehiko Sogano, Chief Sustainability Officer, Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer, Dai-Ichi Life

Moderator: Gavin Power, Chief of Sustainable Development and International Affairs, PIMCO

4C: Academic Network Conference: Governance and incentives

09:15 - 10:15

Marco Becht

Marie Briere

Miguel Ferreira

Lloyd Kurtz

Pedros Matos

Kazunori Suzuki

Jun Yang

Xintong Zhan

This session will present the following papers:

•  Does Paying Passive Managers to Engage Improve ESG Performance?
•  Foreign Institutional Ownership and Corporate Carbon Emissions

For more information visit the dedicated Academic Network Conference page.

Marco Becht, Université libre de Bruxelles, CEPR, and ECGI
Marie Briere, Head of the Investor Intelligence and Academic Partnership, Amundi Institute
Miguel Ferreira, Nova School of Business and Economics
Lloyd Kurtz, Visiting Scholar, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Kazunori Suzuki, Professor of Finance, Waseda University and ECGI
Jun Yang, Conrad Prebys Professor of Finance, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Xintong Zhan, Lidasan Chair Professor of Finance, Fudan University School of Management

Moderator: Pedro Matos, Professor and Academic Director, University of Virginia Mayo Center for Asset Management

4D: Labelled bonds and loans: do they do what they say on the tin?

09:15 - 10:15

Nneka Chike-Obi

Ulf Erlandsson

Matthew McAdam

Cedric Rimaud

Bonnie Wongtrakool

This session will explore the extent to which instruments like green bonds and sustainability-linked loans are useful tools for accomplishing sustainability outcomes, versus simply facilitating greenwashing. Topics of discussion will include what makes a good labelled bond or loan, and how investors can engage with borrowers on their labelled issuance.

Nneka Chike-Obi, APAC Head of ESG Ratings and Research, Sustainable Fitch
Ulf Erlandsson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute
Cedric Rimaud, Independent Green Bond Expert
Bonnie Wongtrakool, Global Head of ESG Investments and Portfolio Manager, Western Asset Management Company

Moderator: Matthew McAdam, Director, Asia Pacific, PRI

4E: Managing human rights issues in the value chain

09:15 - 10:15

Áine Clarke

Wakaba Kawai

James Lewry

Keizo Tanimura

Suzanne Tavill

With growing policy requirement for forced labour and human rights due diligence, investors are facing increased pressure to ratchet up their due diligence efforts. This session will focus on steps that investors can take to implement human rights due diligence. We will discuss practical examples, including from the Asia-Pacific region, and hear from a range of important stakeholders in the value chain.

Áine Clarke, Head of KnowTheChain and Investor Strategy, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Wakaba Kawai, Senior ESG Specialist, Nomura Asset Management
Keizo Tanimura, Director EVP and CHRO, Asahi Group Holdings
Suzanne Tavill, Partner and Global Head of Responsible Investing, StepStone Group

Moderator: James Lewry, Director, Kumi Consulting

10:15 - 11:00

10:15 - 11:00

11:00 - 12:00

11:00 - 12:00

5A: Getting started with TNFD: responding to nature-related risks and opportunities

11:00 - 12:00

Herry Cho

David Craig

Snorre Gjerde

Tony Goldner

Makoto Haraguchi

Hirotaka Hideshima

Ryosuke Mizouchi

Climate change and biodiversity loss represent interconnected, systemic risks for investors. Investors have an important role to play in addressing these twin crises and supporting a sustainable future. This session will explore the TNFD framework, the importance of nature-related disclosure, and how investors can get started on their reporting this year.

Herry Cho, Managing Director, Head of Sustainability and Sustainable Finance, Singapore Exchange
David Craig, Co-Chair, Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)
Snorre Gjerde, Lead Investment Stewardship Manager, Norges Bank Investment Management
Makoto Haraguchi, TNFD dedicated SVP, MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings
Hirotaka Hideshima, Counsellor on Global Strategy and TNFD Taskforce member, The Norinchukin Bank
Ryosuke Mizouchi, Senior Executive Officer, Creating Shared Value, Kirin Holdings

Moderator: Tony Goldner, Executive Director, Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)

5B. Corporate governance and investor stewardship in Asia Pacific

11:00 - 12:00

George Iguchi

Nana Li

Anne-Maree O'Connor

Kerrie Waring

George Iguchi, Chief Corporate Governance Officer and Executive Director, Nissay Asset Management
Nana Li, Head of Sustainability and Stewardship, Asia-Pacific, Impax Asset Management
Anne-Maree O'Connor, Head of Sustainable Investment, New Zealand Superannuation Fund

Moderator: Kerrie Waring, Chief Executive Officer, International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)

5C: Academic Network Conference: Towards system-level investing

11:00 - 12:00

Ben Caldecott

Madison Condon

Caroline Flammer

Naoko Ishii

Linda-Eling Lee

Jason Mitchell

Camila Yamahaki

This session will present the following papers:

•  Institutional Investor Industrial Policy
•  Collaborative Investor Engagement with Policymakers: Changing the Rules of the Game?

For more information visit the dedicated Academic Network Conference page.

Ben Caldecott, Visiting Professor, Wealth Management Institute
Madison Condon, Associate Professor, Boston University School of Law
Naoko Ishii, Executive Vice President, Professor at Institute for Future Initiatives, Director for Center for Global Commons, University of Tokyo
Linda-Eling Lee, Founding Director and Head, MSCI Sustainability Institute
Jason Mitchell, Head of Responsible Investment Research, Man Group
Camila Yamahaki, Senior Researcher, Fundação Getulio Vargas

Moderator: Caroline Flammer, Columbia University, NBER, and ECGI

5D: ESG and financial analysis in alternatives: what allocators and LPs need to know, and managers need to communicate

11:00 - 12:00

Natasha Buckley

Tatsuya Hayashi

Calvin Kwan

Liza McDonald

Anthony Roberts

Lane Zhao

This session will take the audience through identification, analysis and incorporation of material ESG factors into forecasts, valuation of and engagement with alternative investments – with some practical examples. The focus will be on what LPs and allocators need to know to select, appoint and manage GPs in the alternatives space.

Tatsuya Hayashi, Founding Partner, Unison Capital
Calvin Kwan, Managing Director - Sustainability & Risk Governance, Link REIT
Liza McDonald, Head of Responsible Investments, Aware Super
Anthony Roberts, Director, Investor Education, PRI
Lane Zhao, Founder & CEO, InnoVision Capital

Moderator: Natasha Buckley, Vice President, ESG, HarbourVest Partners

5E: Table discussions: investing for sustainability outcomes*

11:00 - 12:00

This informal, interactive session will give delegates the chance to meet and share experiences of investing for sustainability outcomes. What practices have, or should be, implemented to allow investors to take action on sustainability outcomes? What is needed from investors, policy, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders to make progress on this topic? What resources are available and what else is required?

​Led by the PRI

5F: Leveraging stewardship opportunities in private markets

11:00 - 12:00

Michal Bartek

Phil Davis

Anna Follér

Tang Zongzhong

Drawing on recent work by the PRI, this session will address misconceptions around what stewardship is, and whether it applies in private markets. It will also look at practical and impactful ways that investors in private asset classes can engage with portfolio companies.

Phil Davis, Director of ESG, Helios Investment Partners
Anna Follér, Head of Sustainability, Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP6)
Tang Zongzhong, Head of Sustainability, BPEA EQT

Moderator: Michal Bartek, Senior Lead, Listed Equity, PRI

12:00 - 13:30

12:00 - 13:30

13:30 - 14:15

13:30 - 14:15

From commitment to action: investing in resilience

13:30 - 14:15

Parag Khanna, Founder & CEO, Climate Alpha

14:15 - 15:15

14:15 - 15:15

Plenary: What action do we need to take now to show leadership on responsible investment?

14:15 - 15:15

Seiji Inagaki, Director, Chair of the Board, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co, The Japan Chapter Consultative Group Chair of GFANZ
Rebeca Minguela, CEO, Clarity AI
Emi Onozuka, CEO, Eminent Group
Douglas L. Peterson, President and Chief Executive Officer, S&P Global
Martin Skancke, Chair, PRI

Introduced by: David Atkin, CEO, PRI

15:15 - 15:30

15:15 - 15:30

15:30 - 16:30

15:30 - 16:30


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