A European Perspective: The Role of Ethics in Responsible Investing
29 January, 2013 | (01 hr)
Europe has led the way in developing best practices for responsible investing. European investment fund managers focus on the importance of environmental, social, and governance consequences of their investments, the role of transparency in fostering constructive engagements, expectations for returns, and the importance of how returns are achieved.
Hear first-hand from leading responsible investors on the important role ethics plays in challenged companies and how it is considered as an obstacle to unlocking long-term value. Responsible investors from Europe will share how they identify, evaluate, and consider ethics as a key factor in buy, sell, or hold decisions.
Audience: Chief ethics officers/chief compliance officers, chief investment officers, chief risk officers, chief financial officers, asset managers, activist managers, pension funds, sustainability officers, investor relations
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Tord Carnlöf works as strategic consultant and senior advisor. Besides he is involved in a venture capital company focused on green values and sustainability. He is also chairman of the board and member of board of directors in several compan... Full Bio
Tim joined Hermes in January 2008. He is an Associate Director within Hermes Equity Ownership Services’ (EOS) engagement team and heads the North American engagement team. EOS provides a global company voting and engagement services fo... Full Bio
Kimberly Byer-Clark is a program director with The Conference Board. She develops and produces workshops and conferences in the Corporate Leadership practice. Kim is also responsible for content development, speaker selection and recruitment, spon... Full Bio