Sessions covered by this speaker
Welcome and Opening Keynote
Plenary 1: Assessing the ‘S’ in ESG: including the risks and opportunities linked to financing a Just Transition
Deep Dive 3: Global perspectives on impact investing with Indigenous communities
Plenary 4: Decarbonising the Canadian economy to net zero: what will that mean for investor portfolios in the short, medium and long term?
Deep Dive 6: After an abnormally hot summer, how are Canadian investors assessing climate risk and other burgeoning ESG concerns in the built environment and their real estate exposure?
Deep Dive 7: Canadian banks and insurers: climate risk stress testing and scenario analysis
Categories covered by Hugh
About this Speaker
Hugh has written extensively on investment, corporate and sustainability issues for UK national newspapers including The Observer and The Financial Times. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in global institutional finance and sustainability. He won the respected Aon Consulting award for European Pensions and Investment Journalist of the Year in 2006. From 2004 to 2007 he was Paris Correspondent and before that Fund Management Editor at Financial News, part of the Wall Street Journal.
Prior to that he was Political and Economic advisor to Irene Khan, secretary general of Amnesty International. From 1997 to 2003 he worked at Investment & Pensions Europe (IPE) magazine where he held the position of Deputy Editor, launch Editor of IPE Real Estate and launch Editor of IPE.com.