PIP19 - ESG and passive investments: Are they compatible?

Presented by

Salwa Boussoukaya-Nasr, CIO, FRR; David Harris, Group Head Sustainable Business, LSEG & Catherine Howarth, CEO, ShareAction

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AUM in ESG passive strategies investments have grown rapidly in the last five years, but there is still debate over whether ESG is compatible with passive investing. This session will: • look at the challenges – and opportunities – in considering ESG issues in passive strategies; • consider the issues relating to index construction; • cover frequently-asked questions about passive ESG strategies, with a focus on how to improve outcomes for asset owners. This will be a workshop-style session, with moderated table discussions. Salwa Boussoukaya-Nasr, CIO, FRR David Harris, Group Head of Sustainable Business, London Stock Exchange Group; Head of Sustainable Investment, FTSE Russell Catherine Howarth, Chief Executive, ShareAction

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