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Agenda

ESG Data Management - A Strategic imperative

Convene, 75 Rockefeller Plaza New York

16th June, 2022


#ESGbriefing

Agenda

7:45am

Registration and Networking over Coffee

8:30am

Opening & Welcome

8:40am

Keynote Fireside Chat: ESG – A strategic imperative 

  • Why act now: How financial institutions can help drive the transition to net zero, and to integrate ESG and sustainable investment across their business
  • How to prepare for current and incoming regulatory change and set your organisation on a path to success
  • How innovation and cross sector collaboration will define the organisations that are successful in ESG

Interview with: Allison Spector, Head of ESG, One Rock Capital Partners
Interviewed by: Andrew Delaney, President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group

9:10am

Panel: Addressing ESG data and reporting challenges

  • Data sources: How should financial institutions manage the challenges around consistency, accuracy, availability of data from different ESG providers, the different methodologies and metrics used?
  • Evaluating data providers: What questions should you be asking?
  • Reporting: The role of industry frameworks for improving reporting standardisation, what else is needed?
  • Handling and processing ESG data: How should data management teams manage and govern ESG data flowing through the organisation?

Moderator: Andrew Delaney, President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group
Yinghua Michelle Zhou,
Head of Enterprise Data Governance Capability and Control – Director, BNY Mellon
William Atcheson,
Environmental, Social & Governmental (ESG) Sustainable Finance Strategist, Jefferies
Laura Craft, Head of Globa ESG Strategy, Heitman
Bradley Foster,
Global Head of Content, Bloomberg 

9:50am

Panel: Leveraging data science and AI, NLP and Machine learning for insight

  • How is data being leveraged to provide insight and inform decision making for ESG themed investing?
  • What data sources are of most interest?
    How are techniques like NLP and ML being leveraged to fill data gaps and provide insight?
  • How do you manage AI risks such as bias, ethics and privacy concerns?

Moderator: Suvrat Bansal, Founder, Clarista.io
Edward Mitby,
Senior Artificial Intelligence Researcher,Vanguard
Debarshi Basu,
Director, Head of Quantitative Research, BlackRock Sustainable Investing, Blackrock
Nadav Elituv, Executive Vice President, Orenda Solutions – A SIX company

10:30am

Networking over Coffee

11:15am

Ends