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London Stock Exchange and PRI
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12:00:00 PM
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The Rise of the Green Economy

Join London Stock Exchange Group and PRI for the third part of our webinar series in the COP26: Investor Action on Climate entitled ‘The Rise of the Green Economy’.

The webinars aim to build momentum ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow next year. Given the challenges society, economies & the world face in coming out of COVID-19 it is critical for investors to address potential crises of the future & their role to achieve green growth & recovery.


Fiona Reynolds, CEO PRI
Arne Staal, Global Head of Research and Product Management, FTSE Russell

Keynote speaker: Commissioner Rostin Behnam, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) 

Keynote: Recovery, Green Growth and International cooperation: Race to Zero, critical role of finance​​​​​

Sagarika Chatterjee, Director of Climate Change, PRI and COP26 High-Level Champions Team member
Sanda Ojiambo, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact
Nigel Topping, High-Level Champion for Climate Action COP26

Measuring the Size and Scale of the Green Economy
Lee Clements, Head of Sustainable Investment Solutions, FTSE Russell
Lily Dai, Senior Research Analyst, Sustainable Investment, FTSE Russell

Panel: The Role of Taxonomies
Chair: Joy Williams, Senior Advisor, climate strategy, Mantle314 & Former Chair of the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel

  • Dr. Ma Jun, Director of Center for Finance & Development at Tsinghua University, Chairman of China Green Finance Committee
  • Sarah Thompson, Director, Sustainable Finance, RBC Capital Markets
  • Helena Vines Fiestas, EU TEG & Member & Deputy Head of Sustainability, BNP Paribas Asset Management

The Inevitable Policy Response – An investor guide to land use in the pathway to Paris
Jason Eis, Executive Director, Vivid Economics

Panel: Capital Allocation to the Green Economy: Investors Who Have or Who Are Taking Action
Chair: Faith Ward, Co-Chair, TPI and Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Brunel PF

  • Craig Mackenzie, Head of Strategic Asset Allocation, Aberdeen Standard
  • Herman Bril, Director of Office of Investment Management, United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund
  • Geneviève Bouthillier, Head of Sustainable Investing, CDPQ