Sustainable Investing: Update on Net Zero

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Georgina Mitchell, WellHouse Consulting | Hortense Bioy, Morningstar | Eva Cairns, abrdn

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Tackling the climate crisis requires concerted action from governments and the private sector alike. In November 2021, the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero announced it has $130 trillion in commitments to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. While this undoubtedly represents good progress, wealth and asset managers forming part of the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative are grappling with the challenge of figuring out how to go about reaching their goal of $57 trillion. In Episode 10 of The ESG Innovation hub, you’ll hear from leaders from across the ESG investing space on how they are transforming their investment strategies to drive sustainable growth and get best practices to bolster your portfolio and allow investors to meet their sustainability goals. Join the discussion to explore: - Reconstructing ESG: why the roadmap to Net Zero needs to include social and governance factors - Cutting through the noise: get the most from ESG ratings - Avoid greenwashing: how to manage the risks of climate change - The role of private finance in paving the way to Net Zero - And more... Speakers: - Eva Cairns, Head of Sustainability Insights & Climate Strategy, abrdn - Hortense Bioy, Global Director of Sustainability Research, Morningstar The ESG Innovation Hub is hosted by Georgina Mitchell, Consultant, WellHouse Consulting

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