WNF-NL & VBDO present the UN Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance – an introduction

  • Date: 10/10/2020
  • Time: 9:15 - 10.30 AM CET
  • Location: Online webinar

Please note: this webinar is meant for financial professionals only.

Science demands that we continue to focus on a global maximum increase of 1.5 degrees (compared to pre-industrial values). This requirement stems from the need to protect life on our planet and mitigate climate risks, although it certainly offers opportunities as well.

The Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance (NZAOA), initiated by the UN, is an ambitious group of asset owners. The alliance has made a public commitment to transform investment portfolios to reach Net-Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The alliance will strengthen with new asset owners in the coming year and bolster its message at COP26 in Glasgow.

This webinar is specifically intended for employees of banks, insurance companies and pension funds – and their asset managers – with the aim of providing information about this new alliance and initiating discussions with the current signatories.


09:15 – 09:20: VBDO introduction

09:20 – 09:35: The NZAOA explained and how she adds value for asset owners | Elke Pfeiffer, UNEP FI

09:35 – 09:40: Q&A with Elke

09:40 – 09:55: Why join? | Marcus Bruns, Nordic Head of Sustainability at Storebrand – Signatory to the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance.

09:55 – 10:00: Q&A with Marcus

10:00 – 10:30: Discussion

Please read the UNEP FI and UNPRI brochure  if you’d like to know more about the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance.

After registration you will receive a confirmation. We will send you an email with the video link to the webinar no later than a few days before the start of the event.

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In order to tailor the webinar as closely as possible to your questions and wishes, I request that you complete this (3 minute) questionnaire.

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