Upcoming key events in, or involving, Switzerland

Date Event Location
24 Oct. 2019 ESG in Fixed Income Zurich
 

This RI workshop is structured to help investors navigate the options and approaches available to manage ESG risks, promote best engagement practices and assess responsible fixed income investment options across geographies and sectors.

The workshop is only open to asset owners. Register here

31 Oct. 2019 Energy and Cleantech Startup Day Zurich
 

Changing times need new investments. With an investment in innovative companies, investors can speed up the necessary transformation. The Energy Startup Day offers the opportunity to get to know the founders of innovative environment and energy startups personally and feel the team spirit or test the business plan. In a special Speed Dating Slot, investors can meet startup founders with specific investment needs.

More information and registration here.

5 Nov. 2019 Using existing global frameworks to ensure more resilient investments Zurich
10:00-12:15 (followed by light lunch)

At this event organised by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF), the PRI will provide in-depth knowledge and guidance specifically related to global frameworks, helping participants understand how to apply elements of the TCFD and SDGs within their investment processes. In a subsequent panel discussion, experts and participants will interact and discuss both frameworks and their respective opportunities and challenges.

The event is free of charge and will be held in English. We will be offering a live-stream for this event (more details will follow soon).

This event is fully booked

6 Nov. 2019 Using existing global frameworks to ensure more resilient investments Geneva
10:00-12:15 (followed by light lunch)

At this event organised by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF), the PRI will provide in-depth knowledge and guidance specifically related to global frameworks, helping participants understand how to apply elements of the TCFD and SDGs within their investment processes. In a subsequent panel discussion, experts and participants will interact and discuss both frameworks and their respective opportunities and challenges.

Please register on the PRI website by 30 October 2019 the latest. The event is free of charge and will be held in French and English.

21 Nov. 2019 Sustainable Investments Day Zurich
 

At the IFZ Sustainable Investments Day, the Institut für Finanzdienstleistung will present the current IFZ study on sustainable investment funds in Switzerland. At the event, investors, banks, fund managers and issuers will discuss the opportunities and limitations of ESG investments.

The focus is this year on the asset class bonds, in particular sustainable/
green bonds. Presentations by leading asset managers and sustainable of oriented investors and a panel discussion will complement the programme.

Download the event flyer here or register directly here.

26 Nov. 2019 Annual Responsible Shareholder Group Meeting 2019 Zurich
 

Inrate engages on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues with listed companies in Switzerland on behalf of dedicated clients (the “Responsible Shareholder Group”, RSG). At this event, Inrate and the RSG will discuss and define main engagement topics, assess the extent to which the objectives of previous focus areas have been achieved and present the key findings of the current engagement cycle.

In addition, every year a company presents insights into the challenges and solutions to sustainability from their perspective. This year Mark Schneider (Head of Global Product Sustainability) and Klaus Strixner (Corporate Communications Manager) from Sika will give a presentation on "Sustainability meets Performance".

More information on the event here.

Register by 31.10.2019 via email (sascha.graf@inrate.com).

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