PIP19 - Boosting investor action to foster a culture of diversity and inclusion

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Elena Espinoza, Manager, Social Issues, PRI

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With diversity increasingly recognised as beneficial for businesses and in turn investments, this session will identify the lessons learnt and the impact of current initiatives to achieve a more diverse workforce, including: • why investors should care about diversity, and how to think of other strands beyond gender; • how investors can help to drive diversity in investee companies; • how the financial sector can work to eliminate social biases; • the role of legislation in driving diversity. Runa Alam, Co-Founding Partner and CEO, Development Partners International Sandra Kerr, Race Equality Director, Business in the Community Michael McAfee, President and CEO, PolicyLink Stuart Wilson, Head of Responsible Investment, Sunsuper Soliane Varlet, Women Leaders Equity Fund Manager, Mirova Moderated by Elena Espinoza, Manager, Social Issues, PRI

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