EU Taxonomy – Greening of the Benchmark, harvesting the data field

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Ciara O'Leary, Dechert / Peter Mennie, Manulife Investment Management / Aled Jones, FTSE Russell

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Date: Thursday 15th October Time: 3-4pm BST/ 10-11am EST Join FTSE Russell and panelists for a discussion on the forthcoming EU Taxonomy directive. By the end of 2021, Financial Products on sale in the EU will have to reference the EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities. •How can we help investors and asset managers navigate their way to a low-carbon sustainable economy? •What do the new performance thresholds and technical screening criteria mean for funds, companies, issuers and investors? •How do investment firms demonstrate compliance? We will be taking views and discussion points from our panellist experts in the legal and asset management industries. Moderator: Catherine Kavanagh, FTSE Russell EMEA Panelists: Peter Mennie, Global Head of ESG Integration and Research, Manulife Investment Management, Ciara O’Leary, Partner, Financial Services and Investment Management, Dechert LLP Dublin Aled Jones, Head of Sustainable Investment Europe, FTSE Russell

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