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Open Expert Session – Climate transition risk, before and after the COVID-19 wake-up call

  • Date: 16/06/2020

Date webinar: June, 16th 2020


Expert Speakers

  • PRI & Vivid Economics on The Inevitable Policy Response:
    The Inevitable Policy Response (IPR) is a pioneering project which aims to prepare investors for the associated portfolio risks of climate change. The IPR project forecasts a response by 2025 that will be forceful, abrupt, and disorderly. Jason EisExecutive Director Vivid Economics and Don Gerritsen, Regional Head Benelux PRI, will discuss how government policy to realize a climate neutral economy will affect various sectors in the mid- and long term.
  • University College Dublin – Climate Transition Investing:
    Prof. Hoepner, PhD, is serving on the European Union’s Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance as one of three independent members. He will clarify light and dark green carbon benchmarks for reducing carbon exposure in the investment portfolio.
  • DWS – Transition risks and opportunities:
    Michael Lewis is Head of ESG Thematic Research at DWS Group. Michael will provide details about how asset managers drive and prepare for a smooth transition to a climate neutral economy, including portfolio and real world impact.

This session is hosted by DWS.