Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2021 - April 2021

PensionsEurope is partnering with the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2021 organised by Climate Action in partnership with UNEP-FI. This year the event is going virtual with a European focused month dedicated to responsible investment. 

The virtual forum will take place across four dates; on the 13th, 15th, 20th and 22nd April 2021, so you can view the sessions live or in your own time on-demand. 

Key themes:

  • EU long term strategy for 2050- update on the EU Action Plan
  • Greening an inclusive recovery post pandemic
  • How can AI help with ESG investing?
  • Meeting UN SDGs: Constructive dialogue is crucial to ensure broad support for the global implementation of a green recovery
  • Managing climate related risks and opportunities- resilience and forward scenario planning
  • The evolution of ESG performance- How can investors capture value in ESG?
  • Women in sustainable finance – how to make it in the green economy/ The sustainable finance journey- are women leading the way?
  • Impact investing- here to stay? Can combining with ESG strategies have greater impact?
  • Investor expectations and the importance of corporate engagement- how can investors make a real impact?
  • Can the EU’s taxonomy wipe out greenwashing?
  • Update on SFDR regulation scheduled for March 2021
  • Will a Biden Presidency augment the sustainable investment landscape in Europe and beyond? What is the likelihood of cross border carbon taxes?

Featured speakers:

  • Chris Faint Head of Department, Climate & Small Mutuals Division, Bank of England
  • Eva Halvarsson, CEO, Andra AP-fonden (AP2)
  • Geraldine Ang, Senior Policy Analyst, Green Finance & Investment, OECD
  • Heike Reichelt, Head of investor relations and sustainable finance, World Bank
  • Joël Prohin, Head of Investment Management Department, Asset Management Division, Caisse des dépôts
  • Magnus Billing, CEO, Alecta
  • Olivier Guersent, Director General, European Commission
  • Olivier Rousseau, Executive Director, Fonds de Réserve pour les Retraites (FRR)
  • Sonja Gibbs, Managing Director Sustainable Finance, Institute of International Finance
  • Sylvie Préa, Group Director of Corporate & Social Responsibility, Société Générale
  • Torben Möger Pedersen, CEO, Pension Danmark
  • Marja Nykänen, Deputy Governor, Bank of Finland

How to register:

You can register online here. Contact Rachel Cooper directly if you have any questions on +44 (0) 207 871 0173 or email at