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  • How Multi-Asset Strategies Deliver
    How Multi-Asset Strategies Deliver
    Melinda Mecca, Director of Investment Solutions Recorded: Sep 19 2019 1 min
    Slowing global growth — and the drag on performance that may result — means investors are searching for innovative ways to achieve their desired outcomes. They may find the answer in strategies that package investment skill, risk management and tactical flexibility, all in one.
  • 3 Ways to Build Business with Multi-Asset Strategies
    3 Ways to Build Business with Multi-Asset Strategies
    Melinda Mecca, Director of Investment Solutions Recorded: Sep 19 2019 1 min
    Advisors spend about 25 hours a week on investment functions, cutting into time for finding new clients and building holistic financial plans for current clients. Not to mention time for today’s increasingly complex fiduciary responsibilities. Here’s how multi-asset strategies can help.
  • Ep 26: Responsible Investing at Parametric with Jennifer Sireklove
    Ep 26: Responsible Investing at Parametric with Jennifer Sireklove
    Paul Ellis | Jennifer Sireklove, Director of Responsible Investing, Parametric Recorded: Sep 19 2019 28 mins
    Jennifer Sireklove, Director of Responsible Investing, has built Parametric's Responsible Investing practice over two years, including customized ESG data incorporation on $20 billion AUM, and firm-wide proxy voting on $100 billion AUM.
  • How to pick funds when designing a Model Portfolio
    How to pick funds when designing a Model Portfolio
    Allan Lane, PhD, Algo-Chain | Joshua Woodruff, CFA, Vanguard Asset Management | Irene Bauer, PhD, Twenty20 Investments Recorded: Sep 19 2019 59 mins
    How to pick funds when designing a Model Portfolio

    You'll learn about:


    Why have model portfolios proved to be so popular?

    What type of products are Financial Advisors and Discretionary Fund Managers typically including when they build these portfolios?

    How do you actually go about building a model portfolio, what are the practical considerations when selecting funds?


    Panel:


    Allan Lane, PhD | Founding Partner, Algo-Chain


    Joshua Woodruff, CFA │ Senior Manager, Portfolio Consulting, Vanguard Asset Management


    Irene Bauer, PhD, | Chief Investment Officer, Twenty20 Investments
  • ESG Integration in Sovereign Debt: Emerging and Developed Markets #1
    ESG Integration in Sovereign Debt: Emerging and Developed Markets #1
    PRI, MN, Insight Investment, Social Progress Imperative Recorded: Sep 19 2019 65 mins
    Join the PRI, MN, Insight Investment and Social Progress Imperative for a webinar on 19 September and on 26 September to hear about the findings of our new report, A Practical Guide to ESG Integration in Sovereign Debt. Investors are formalising approaches to systematic ESG integration across all asset classes – and sovereign debt is no exception. This new guide (to be released in September 2019) captures recent progress, provides guidance on assessing and integrating ESG factors at the research, security, and portfolio levels, and outlines areas where further progress is required.

    Speakers include investors who are actively considering ESG factors in sovereign debt analysis, as well as important stakeholders providing valuable data and additional insight to the ESG integration process.

    Onursal Kilic, Lead Portfolio Manager, MN
    Joshua Kendall, Senior ESG Analyst, Insight Investment
    Michael Green, Chief Executive Officer, Social Progress Imperative
  • Is the time right for investment in healthcare infrastructure?
    Is the time right for investment in healthcare infrastructure?
    Julie-Ann Mizzi, Global Head of Social Care Recorded: Sep 18 2019 14 mins
    The scale of demographic change in the modern world is disrupting the healthcare landscape globally. Although this sector has not previously been traditionally considered part of the infrastructure asset class, infrastructure health assets offer essential services, defensive characteristics and stable revenues.



    In this webinar, we’ll discuss the important role private capital plays in supporting the development of new healthcare infrastructure, the risks associated with investing in this asset class, and the social impact this important sector plays globally.
  • The WealthTech Talks: The modern portfolio management system for wealth managers
    The WealthTech Talks: The modern portfolio management system for wealth managers
    Stephen Wall, Co-Founder, Head of Marketplace & Content, The Wealth Mosaic Recorded: Sep 17 2019 59 mins
    The portfolio management system (PMS) is core to the technology infrastructure of many wealth management organisations. However, the needs and possibilities around this piece of kit are changing and, indeed, must change to support both the evolving challenges and needs of wealth managers as well as bringing the new capabilities and developments that technology can offer to the market.

    Looking back, the PMS tended to be quite homogeneous, a standalone system, often separate from other systems. It was an investor accounting toolkit, functioning as a book of records for investors and, due to the high cost of financial services technology, often limited to being deployed within larger organisations.

    Today, however, the PMS has become more specialist, perhaps with a focus on institutional money managers, hedge funds or family offices. The buyer market has been able to access a wider variety of tools. As part of that evolution, the market also saw the PMS incorporate a broader set of functions beyond its accounting core, including elements such as investment decision support and analytics, business intelligence, client relationship management, compliance and more.

    The PMS has become a broader, more sophisticated and skilful wealth management platform and its capabilities and toolset continues to evolve.

    In this webinar, you will hear from expert PMS vendors in the wealth management space who will provide their view on:

    •The main trends in the development and capabilities of the modern PMS and how these are impacting the wealth management buyer and user
    •The main development areas where wealth managers can benefit from the modern PMS now and in which areas further developments of the modern PMS are or will take place to further benefit wealth managers
    •What wealth managers are telling these vendors about their needs and expectations from the modern PMS
    •Where the PMS sits in the technology infrastructure of the modern wealth manager
  • Myths, Facts and Challenges Facing Blockchain
    Myths, Facts and Challenges Facing Blockchain
    Ahmed Banafa, IoT-Blockchain-AI Expert & Professor, San Jose State University Recorded: Sep 17 2019 53 mins
    In this webinar Prof. Banafa will discuss Myths, Facts and Challenges facing Blockchain Technology, he will explain Libra the new cryptocurrency of Facebook , list the 7 mistakes to avoid in Blockchain projects , he will explore the job market for blockchain technology , the webinar will cover applications of blockchain technology too.

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  • Xpedition: More details on the solution offering, Microsoft Dynamics 365 for WM
    Xpedition: More details on the solution offering, Microsoft Dynamics 365 for WM
    Stephen Wall, Co-Founder, Head of Marketplace & Content, The Wealth Mosaic Recorded: Sep 16 2019 6 mins
    Welcome to the second of our video interviews with London, United Kingdom-headquartered Microsoft Gold Partner and expert in Dynamics 365, Xpedition. In this video, we interview Ben Revill, Business Manager at Xpedition, who provides us with:

    - An overview of the lead features and functions of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Wealth Management
    - Where the solution has been deployed, why it was chosen and what it is doing for that case/client
    - What is coming next with regard to the further development of the solution

    Thank you again to Ben for his time and insights and to his colleagues for organising the time.
  • Ep 21: Ethical Markets Media and the UN SDGs
    Ep 21: Ethical Markets Media and the UN SDGs
    Paul Ellis | Hazel Henderson, Founder, Ethical Markets Media Recorded: Sep 12 2019 30 mins
    Founder Hazel Henderson discusses the value of global frameworks like the UN SDGs to sustainable business growth.
  • What’s in a weighting scheme?
    What’s in a weighting scheme?
    Lingjuan Ma, senior analyst, FTSE Russell , Jake Bambridge head of product marketing, Smart Beta & Factors Recorded: Sep 11 2019 55 mins
    Examining the fundamental relationship of weighing schemes and factor exposure.
    Join Lingjuan Ma senior analyst at FTSE Russell, for an exploratory webinar where she will address the link between Size exposure, investment capacity and levels of diversification of seemingly distinct portfolio weighting schemes of equal weighting, market capitalization and inverse market capitalization.The webinar will go on to examine the investment implications of size exposure across the size spectrum.
  • Avoid the crowds: the case for securitized credit
    Avoid the crowds: the case for securitized credit
    Michelle Russell-Dowe, Head of Securitized Credit, Schroders Recorded: Sep 10 2019 27 mins
    Given the challenges facing ‘traditional’ fixed income, we think segments of the securitized market warrant consideration for being a strategic portfolio component, given their better fundamentals and lower volatility compared to the more popular (and crowded) credit markets. Hear from Head of Securitized Credit Michelle Russell-Dowe as she gives her insights and opinions on the securitized space, how we expect the asset class to fare in today’s low rate environment, and where she sees opportunities within the consumer-driven, housing and real estate segments.
  • Geneva WealthTech Forum: View from the event founder and local wealth manager
    Geneva WealthTech Forum: View from the event founder and local wealth manager
    Stephen Wall, Co-Founder, Head of Marketplace & Content, The Wealth Mosaic Recorded: Sep 10 2019 2 mins
    During the 2019 Geneva Wealthtech Forum, we had the pleasure to interview Jay Oberai, founder of local Geneva multi-family office, Synergy Asset Management, and also founder of the Geneva Wealthtech Forum itself.

    In this first video of several with Jay, he gives his view on what was the highlight for him from putting together and running the event.
  • TCFD: Leaders and Challenges
    TCFD: Leaders and Challenges
    Louise Pryor, IFoA; Ed Baker, PRI; Ben Carr, Aviva Recorded: Sep 2 2019 62 mins
    In collaboration with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, the Principles of Responsible Investment is delighted to host this webinar discussing the response to the TCFD’s recommendations two years on from their publication. The webinar will feature new analysis of the 591 investors representing $45 trillion who responded to PRI's 2019 climate indicators, insights from the Chair of IFoA's Resource and Environment Board as well as an investor case study of implementation in practice from Aviva.
  • Geneva WealthTech Forum – The view from a Zurich-headquartered Swiss WealthTech
    Geneva WealthTech Forum – The view from a Zurich-headquartered Swiss WealthTech
    Stephen Wall, Co-Founder, Head of Marketplace & Content, The Wealth Mosaic Recorded: Aug 23 2019 2 mins
    During the 2019 Geneva Wealthtech Forum, we interviewed Philipp Zollinger from Zurich-headquartered WealthTech player, Evooq.

    Philipp gave his view on the following technology-focused questions and Switzerland's position specifically, including:

    - What he sees as his wealth manager target market’s main technological pain points
    - In terms of the WealthTech marketplace, what he sees as the most interesting development areas in Switzerland
    - Given the international marketplace in which Switzerland operates, how he thinks the centre is positioned

    Thanks again to the Geneva WealthTech Forum team for their support in organising the interview and to Philipp for his time and insights.
  • Geneva WealthTech Forum: View from the founder of a Genevan Wealthtech startup
    Geneva WealthTech Forum: View from the founder of a Genevan Wealthtech startup
    Stephen Wall, Co-Founder, Head of Marketplace & Content, The Wealth Mosaic Recorded: Aug 15 2019 4 mins
    During the 2019 Geneva Wealthtech Forum, we interviewed Alexandre Gaillard, CEO of Geneva-headquartered WealthTech player, InvestGlass.

    Alexandre gave his view on the following technology-focused questions and Geneva's position specifically, including:

    His view of the Geneva WealthTech Forum 2019 and what is the benefit to him attending
    What he enjoyed most or took most value from during the day
    How he would describe the local Genevan wealth management market in terms of its approach to technology
    What he sees as the main technology needs and focus areas in the market
    What advice he would give to wealth managers to improve their engagement with new technologies and providers
    What his view is on Geneva positioning itself as a centre of WealthTech excellence
    Thanks again to the Geneva WealthTech Forum team for their support in organising the interview and to Alexandre for his time and insights.

    #geneva #wealthtech #wealthtechnology #wealthinsights #wealthknowledge #wealththinking #wealthsolutions #financialcentre #wealthmanagement #wealthischanging #digitalwealth
  • Geneva WealthTech Forum: The view from a Swiss-based technology consulting firm
    Geneva WealthTech Forum: The view from a Swiss-based technology consulting firm
    Stephen Wall, Co-Founder, Head of Marketplace & Content, The Wealth Mosaic Recorded: Aug 7 2019 3 mins
    During the 2019 Geneva Wealthtech Forum, we interviewed Olivier Grandjean, Associate Director at Switzerland-headquartered Orbium (Now Part of Accenture Wealth Management), to get the view of a locally-active, wealth management-focused technology and business strategy consulting firm.

    Olivier gave his view on the following technology-focused questions and Geneva's position specifically, including:

    - What he sees as the main technological challenges and pain points for wealth managers
    - Where he sees wealth managers focusing now when it comes to FinTechs and WealthTechs
    - What he sees as the benefit for Geneva in developing as a WealthTech centre of excellence

    Thanks again to the Geneva WealthTech Forum team for their support in organising the interview and to Olivier Grandjean for his time and insights.
  • EP55: 2019 FTSE Russell Smart Beta Survey - Interest in ESG Rising
    EP55: 2019 FTSE Russell Smart Beta Survey - Interest in ESG Rising
    Paul Ellis | Tony Campos, Director ESG Product Management Americas for FTSE Russell Recorded: Aug 4 2019 27 mins
    Campos tells listeners why global asset owners are combining Smart Beta with ESG for risk management.
  • Investing in Dividends—Growth vs. Yield
    Investing in Dividends—Growth vs. Yield
    Ian Mortimer, Portfolio Manager at Guinness Atkinson Recorded: Aug 1 2019 49 mins
    Presentation being accompanied by the Fund's summary prospectus in the Attachments tab.

    In this webcast Ian Mortimer, Portfolio Manager of the Guinness Atkinson Dividend Builder Fund, will discuss why not all dividends are created equally, why we focus on dividend growth and not high yield, how a global outlook can offer opportunities, how we put these ideas into practice in the Fund, and finally a review of recent performance and our thoughts on the future.

    Join fund manager Ian Mortimer, Portfolio Manager of the Guinness Atkinson Dividend Builder Fund, for an exciting webinar on August 1st at 12:00 pm ET to hear more.

    Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. The Fund invests in foreign securities which will involve greater volatility and political, economic and currency risks and differences in accounting methods. The Fund is non-diversified meaning its assets may be concentrated in fewer individual holdings than diversified funds. Therefore, the Fund is more exposed to individual stock volatility than diversified funds. For a complete list of risks, please refer to the prospectus.

    Distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC
  • Geneva WealthTech Forum: The view from a locally headquartered but international
    Geneva WealthTech Forum: The view from a locally headquartered but international
    Stephen Wall, Co-Founder, Head of Marketplace & Content, The Wealth Mosaic Recorded: Jul 31 2019 4 mins
    During the 2019 Geneva Wealthtech Forum, we interviewed Jeremy Boot, Senior Product Manager at Geneva-headquartered, international financial services and wealth management technology major, Temenos.

    Jeremy gave his view on a range of technology-focused questions in relation to the wealth management sector in general and Geneva's position specifically, including:

    - What he sees as the leading technology challenges around the wealth management industry
    - In terms of the modern technology toolkit available to wealth managers, what he is looking at and where he sees the most interest
    Where does he see the wealth management industry in its digital journey and what is the focus
    - What more wealth managers have to do to deliver on their digital strategy
    - How he feels Geneva is positioned as an international WealthTech marketplace

    Thanks again to the Geneva WealthTech Forum team for their support in organising the interview and to Jeremy Boot for his time and insights.
  • Katie Nixon: Say What You Mean, and Mean What You Say
    Katie Nixon: Say What You Mean, and Mean What You Say
    Katie Nixon - Chief Investment Officer, Wealth Management Recorded: Jul 29 2019 3 mins
    All eyes are on the U.S. Federal Reserve this week. While most investors expect an interest rate cut, recent Fed communication has reflected some lack of consensus on the magnitude. Katie Nixon takes a closer look.
  • EP54: The JUST Factor Report and Index Beating Performance
    EP54: The JUST Factor Report and Index Beating Performance
    Paul Ellis | Lorraine Wilson, Director, Investment Products at JUST Capital Recorded: Jul 28 2019 25 mins
    Wilson discusses the Just Factor Report and explains the unique way in which a JUST Capital index was constructed and has performed by comparison with the Russell 1000 Index.
  • Comprehensive Factor performance under the microscope
    Comprehensive Factor performance under the microscope
    Alex Severis, smart beta product manager (FTSE Russell); Robert Bush, head of US product strategy (DWS) Recorded: Jul 25 2019 53 mins
    As factor investing becomes more popular, questions regarding performance and factor valuations are increasingly common. Despite seemingly simple questions, answers can be far from straightforward. In a recent research paper published by FTSE Russell it had been concluded that as with individual stocks, there is no definitive valuation metric which provides a clear answer, and different valuation metrics may well result in different conclusions.

    Join experts from FTSE Russell and DWS as they review how tilt-tilt indexes work, analyse various factor indexes and discuss top/bottom contributors and detractors from a factor, sector, single stock, country or currency perspective.

    Prior to joining this webinar, discover FTSE Russell’s factor indexes: ftserussell.com/index/spotlight/smart-beta-factor-indexes

    *** Please note that this webinar is addressed exclusively to professional investors in the USA and/or jurisdictions where DWS funds or products are approved for distribution. ***
  • Geneva WealthTech Forum: The view from a FinTech influencer
    Geneva WealthTech Forum: The view from a FinTech influencer
    Stephen Wall, Co-Founder, Head of Marketplace & Content, The Wealth Mosaic Recorded: Jul 24 2019 4 mins
    During the 2019 Geneva Wealthtech Forum, we interviewed Chris Skinner, CEO of The Finanser and non-Executive Director of 11:FS among other roles, to get the view from a well-known industry consultant and influencer on:

    What he sees as the leading technology challenges around the wealth management industry
    What advice he would provide to wealth managers in how they can engage with FinTech and WealthTech
    How he sees the opportunity for Geneva to position itself as a centre of WealthTech excellence and what it needs to do attract the market
    What he sees as the key lessons to learn in how wealth managers and other financial services firms deliver in the digital age
    Thanks again to the Geneva WealthTech Forum team for their support in organising the interview and to Chris Skinner for his time and insights.

    #geneva #wealthtech #wealthtechnology #wealthinsights #wealthknowledge #wealththinking #wealthsolutions #financialcentre #wealthmanagement #wealthischanging #digitalwealth
  • FTSE Russell Global Markets Research: Second Half Investment Outlook
    FTSE Russell Global Markets Research: Second Half Investment Outlook
    Alec Young Recorded: Jul 24 2019 59 mins
    FTSE Russell's Q3 Global Markets Research: Second Half Investment Outlook Webinar.

    A live event presented by Alec Young, Managing Director, Global Markets Research. Alec will provide a global macroeconomic update and its asset allocation implications global equities, credit and alternatives.

    This webinar will cover:

    •US and global economic update – What lies ahead for the global economy?
    •Financial conditions & Fed monetary policy - Will the Fed live up to investors’ dovish expectations?
    •US and international earnings update – How realistic is a second half earnings growth rebound?
    •US and international valuation update – Exploring relative value opportunities?
    •Actionable asset allocation implications across global equities, credit and alternatives
  • Livestream Discussion - The Future of Trade Finance
    Livestream Discussion - The Future of Trade Finance
    Rowan Austin, NatWest | Rebecca Harding | Enno-Burghard Weitzel, Commerzbank | Michael Sugirin, Standard Chartered Sep 24 2019 10:30 am UTC 60 mins
    When it comes to cross-border transactions, the shift to a digital landscape and infrastructure is a common challenge. The demand for clearinghouses, the rising competitive landscape, and the increasing need for new technology will no doubt impact the trade finance landscape.

    Join this panel to learn:

    -How can emerging technologies like blockchain be used to transform the future of trade finance?
    -How can global and regional banks better collaborate to create a more efficient ecosystem?
    -What are the interoperability challenges that arise, especially with regards to global supply chains?

    Rebecca Harding, Independent Economist
    Rowan Austin, Head of Trade Origination & Advisory, NatWest
    Enno-Burghard Weitzel, Head of Product Management Trade Services, Commerzbank
    Michael Sugirin, Global Head, Open Account Trade, Ecosystem & Trade Implementation,
    Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered
  • Livestream Discussion - Revolutionising the Banking and Securities Sector
    Livestream Discussion - Revolutionising the Banking and Securities Sector
    Leda Glyptis, 11:FS | Polina Evstifeeva, Deutsche Bank | Jennifer Bers, Onfido | Denise Bedell, Content Innovo Sep 25 2019 10:30 am UTC 60 mins
    "Banking and securities organisations are expected to accelerate business processes and innovate at a much faster scale than ever before. However, finding the balance between innovating and still staying compliant comes with its share of risks.

    Join this panel to learn:
    -How can financial institutions reduce operational expenses whilst also reducing risk
    -Best practices for data management and streamlining processes
    -The benefits and challenges of moving to the cloud"

    Leda Glyptis, Chief of Staff, 11:FS
    Jennifer Bers, VP of Sales, Onfido
    Denise Bedell, Executive Director, Content Innovo
    Polina Evstifeeva, Head of Regulatory Strategy - GTB Digital, Deutsche Bank
  • Yield Book Analytics Webinar – what’s new for the liquidity ratio metrics?
    Yield Book Analytics Webinar – what’s new for the liquidity ratio metrics?
    Mikhail Bezroukov, Analytics Product Specialist Sep 25 2019 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The Yield Book is offering a new Liquidity Ratio metric that is able to incorporate both traded price and volume informationm, as well as adjust for yield curve and sector-wide movements. The suite of liquidity metrics is calculated daily and made available through multiple delivery channels, including the Yield Book, Add-In, and API for USD-denominated bonds. Historical data is available for a 5-year period, which allows backfill of significant datasets to create an internal golden source for liquidity calculation as well as backtest historical portfolio liquidity.The webinar will take a closer look at liquidity metrics and transaction-level approaches to liquidity ratio analytics within fixed income markets.

    The Webinar will cover:
    - The measure produces intuitive results allowing for comparison across bonds and market
    - Scalable measure that can be extended to global fixed income markets, beginning with coverage of the US corporate bond universe
    - Innovative approaches to infer a liquidity score for bonds that do not have observed trades

    Our live webinar will be hosted by Mikhail Bezroukov, Analytics Product Specialist.
  • ESG Integration in Sovereign Debt: Emerging and Developed Markets #2
    ESG Integration in Sovereign Debt: Emerging and Developed Markets #2
    PRI, BlueBay Asset Management, RobecoSAM, Emerging Markets Investors Alliance Sep 26 2019 2:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    Join the PRI, BlueBay Asset Management, RobecoSAM and Emerging Markets Investors Alliance for a webinar on 19 September and on 26 September to hear about the findings of our new report, A Practical Guide to ESG Integration in Sovereign Debt. Investors are formalising approaches to systematic ESG integration across all asset classes – and sovereign debt is no exception. This new guide (to be released in September 2019) captures recent progress, provides guidance on assessing and integrating ESG factors at the research, security, and portfolio levels, and outlines areas where further progress is required.

    Speakers include investors who are actively considering ESG factors in sovereign debt analysis, as well as important stakeholders providing valuable data and additional insight to the ESG integration process.

    Graham Stock, EM Senior Sovereign Strategist, BlueBay Asset Management
    Max Schieler, Executive Director, Senior SI Country Analyst, RobecoSAM
    Fergus McCormick, Director of Sovereign Research, Emerging Markets Investors, Alliance
  • EP. 42: S&P Dow Jones Indices Launches New ESG Indices
    EP. 42: S&P Dow Jones Indices Launches New ESG Indices
    Paul Ellis | Mona Naqvi, Senior Director and Global ESG Spokesperson for S&P Dow Jones Indices Sep 26 2019 3:00 pm UTC 28 mins
    Mona Naqvi discusses her group’s launch of the S&P 500 ESG Index, the basis for a UBS Asset Management ETF that's now available. She also discusses the creation of numerous ESG indices and her ongoing work with Japan’s government pension investment fund (GPIF), the world’s largest, to systematically reduce exposure to high carbon companies through the S&P Carbon Efficient Indices.
  • Ep 37: ESG Metrics and Shareholder Advocacy for Value Creation
    Ep 37: ESG Metrics and Shareholder Advocacy for Value Creation
    Paul Ellis | Matthew Blume Oct 3 2019 3:00 pm UTC 28 mins
    Matthew Blume, portfolio manager and head of ESG research at Appleseed Capital, sees shareholder advocacy as an opportunity to influence the integration of ESG metrics into the long term value creation of companies owned in the Appleseed Fund (APPLX), for which his firm is the adviser. His efforts are part of the reason why APPLX ended 2018 with performance in the top 5% of it's Morningstar World Allocation category for one, three and ten years.
  • The S&P 500 ESG Index: Evolving the ETF Landscape
    The S&P 500 ESG Index: Evolving the ETF Landscape
    Paul Ellis, Paul Ellis Consulting | Mona Naqvi, S&P Dow Jones Indices| Andrew Walsh, UBS | Luke Oliver, DWS Group Oct 9 2019 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The S&P 500 ESG Index: Evolving the ETF Landscape
  • Ep 47: AB’s Municipal Impact Strategy Delivers Performance and Opportunity
    Ep 47: AB’s Municipal Impact Strategy Delivers Performance and Opportunity
    Paul Ellis | Eric Glass, Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Impact Strategy at AllianceBernstein Oct 10 2019 3:00 pm UTC 35 mins
    Listen to the story of how Glass created AllianceBernstein’s Municipal Impact Strategy to invest in underserved and low-socio-economic status communities. Glass explains how investing healthcare, education, mass transit, water/waste water and renewable energy infrastructure can generate a 4% tax-exempt yield on investment.
  • The WealthTech Talks: Client lifecycle management for wealth mgmt - What is it?
    The WealthTech Talks: Client lifecycle management for wealth mgmt - What is it?
    Ian Woodhouse, Head of Strategy & Change, Orbium Oct 16 2019 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Wealth management is a business that has been built on a history of personal relationships, a deep understanding of the client and the allure of a highly personalised service. Historically, however, that model has been highly dependent on individuals and particularly relationship managers and featured little in terms of real process, workflow and focused technological support.

    In a more complex environment, think regulation, client expectations, competition, products and more, there is a striking need for process, workflow and technology to support, enhance and enable a better wealth management model. For every participant, client, adviser and wealth management business, there is a clear need and a clear benefit. Enter the role of client lifecycle management (CLM).

    CLM offers wealth managers a means to manage and coordinates the full process of the client relationship from prospecting and due diligence, to onboarding, maintaining the relationship throughout its duration, through to ‘offboarding’. For the modern wealth manager, this is a potentially fundamental toolkit to develop and benefit from a full view of the client and the client journey.

    In this webinar, you will hear from expert CLM vendors in the wealth management space who will provide their view on:

    •What CLM is, what it does and how wealth management firms can benefit
    •What needs, challenges and opportunities a wealth manager might exhibit to benefit from CLM
    •What trends are at play and what developments and capabilities are coming to further develop and improve the existing CLM offering
    •What is it wealth managers want to see from CLM now and looking forward
    •Where the CLM sits in the technology infrastructure of the modern wealth manager and how it interacts with other parts of that environment
  • The financial materiality of ESG factors for fixed income investors
    The financial materiality of ESG factors for fixed income investors
    To be announced Oct 16 2019 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The PRI will host this webinar jointly with the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB) to help fixed income investors appreciate the financial materiality of ESG factors in bond valuations and credit risk.