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Financial and business professionals to unite in fight against climate change at leading sustainability event

by LLB Reporter
17th Jun 22 11:43 am

Thousands of financial and business professionals are set to showcase the valuable role the finance and investment sector can play in the fight against climate change at leading UK sustainability event, Reset Connect London.

Taking place at London’s ExCeL on 28th – 29th June 2022, Reset Connect London has been established to bridge the gap between sustainability change-makers, business leaders, government, and funding.

Part of London Climate Action Week, the fast-growing event will welcome over 100+ confirmed exhibitors and 150+ speakers set to deliver valuable insights through a series of exciting panel discussions across five different stages, including the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen and senior leaders from Impact Investing Institute, UK Infrastructure Bank, Pensions for Purpose, City of London Corp, HSBC, PwC, KKR, Triodos, Columbia Threadneedle, Starling Bank, M&G Investments, Tenet, King & Shaxson, UKSIF, and Connected Asset Management.

The main stage will host over 50 informative and engaging panel discussions across the two-day period, enabling finance professionals and business leaders alike to gain valuable insight from industry figureheads and engage in topical discussions, with key highlights including:

  • A dedicated panel discussion titled: ‘Greening Finance: A Roadmap to Transforming Business to Net-Zero’ featuring Jon Williams, Global Banking & Capital Markets ESG leader and UK Chair of Sustainability & Climate Change for PwC, Peter Kanning, Global Head of Sustainable Finance Strategy & Implementation for HSBC UK, Fabiana Fedeli, CIO Equities and Multi Asset for M&G Investments, Stanley Wong, Vice President of Sustainable Investing at KRR and Susan Hooper, Founding Director of Chapter Zero.
  • A panel discussion titled: ‘Sustainable Finance and Investment in the Future’, featuring James Alexander, CEO of UKSIF, Tony Burdon, CEO of Make My Money Matter, Sacha Sadan, Director of Environment, Social and Governance for the FCA, Nina Seega, Research Director for Sustainable Finance of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and James Broderick, Deputy Chair for Impact Investing Institute.
  • A panel discussion titled Delivering on COP Promises: Switching to Paris aligned funds and standards’, featuring James Alexander, CEO of UKSIF, John William Olsen, Director of Global Equities, Fund Manager at M&G Investments, Mark Scanlon, CEO of Tenet, Wayne Bishop, CEO of King & Shaxson, Adam Robbins, Investor Relations of Triodos Investment Management and Sophie Walker, Head of Sustainability and Private Capital, EQT.

In addition, finance professionals will also benefit from a dedicated Financial Adviser
Hub Programme, which has been established to spark discussion between industry
stakeholders, inspire sustainable transformation, drive investment and understanding of ESG results, regulations, funds, and their impact on climate change.

Duncan Reid, co-founder and CEO of Reset Connect London, confirmed: “The flow of capital into sustainable, ESG-related and ethical funds is critical in not only facilitating the sustainable transformation of the finance sector, but also in driving investment into innovative solutions that will help fight climate change.”

“We are, therefore, excited to welcome such an impressive line-up of speakers from the finance sector to Reset Connect London and are in no doubt that the panel discussions will not only deliver incredible value to all delegates but will also inspire sustainable transformation throughout the UK business community.”

With free exhibition passes and paid delegate passes available for the full conference, this will be the first in-person Reset Connect London event to take place, following the success of its virtual launch in 2021.

To request a free press pass, please visit: https://www.reset-connect.com/registration

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