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Keynote speaker announced for 21 October SRI Services and Partners event

September 2nd, 2020

SRI Services and Partners annual ‘Good Money Week’ ‘virtual’ event – 21 October 2020

I am delighted to announce that the FCA’s Director of Strategy, Richard Monks, has agreed to give the keynote address as this year’s SRI Services and Partners Good Money Week event.

Sign up to the ‘SRI Services and Partners’ 21 October 2020 event here

Richard’s session will bring to life the growing importance of investments that focus on sustainability, climate change and ESG for retail financial services professionals.

His session will be preceded by UKSIF talking about ‘The Road to COP26’ and followed by four fund manager panel discussions on highly topical ESG and sustainable investment issues (see below).

The final panel session will focus on new launches, with contributions from our friends at Make My Money Matter and PIMFA – with SRI Services talking about how you can become a ‘Dialshifter’.

The day will end with ‘breakout chat rooms’ that will allow participants to interact more freely with our speakers.

This event, like our fund database and App, is free to attend thanks to the support of our fund manager partners.

Event details:

Where: Virtual  (Zoom)

Date: Wednesday 21 October

Key times: 10 am registration, conference ends 5.45

Agenda (timings may vary slightly on the day)

10.00 – 10:10 – Introduction

10:10-10:30 – Julia – Welcome & SRI Services update

10:35- 10.55 – UKSIF – Road to COP26 / Good Money Week Update

11:00 – 11.30  KEYNOTE – Richard Monks, Driector of Strategy, FCA

11:30 – 11.45 Break

11.50 – 12.30 Fund Manager Panel 1

  • Covid, ESG and Building Back Better: natural allies or competing forces for investors?

12.35 – 1.15 Fund Manager Panel 2

  • Achieving ‘net zero’ requires eye-water levels of investment both in green finance and assets that are capable of transitioning. How can advisers explain this to their clients?

13:15 -14:15 – Lunch Break

14:00-14:40- Fund Manager Panel 3

  • Diversity and Equality: what can (and can’t) investors do to help?

14:40-15:20- Fund Manager Panel 4

  • Delivering positive impacts and outcomes not hot air. (Understanding the greenwash challenge).

15:20-15:35- Break

15:35 -16:35 Launch City

  • Make My Money Matter (Tony Burden)
  • PIMFA ESG Academy launch
  • Dialshifter (Julia Dreblow)
  •  Q&A

16.40 – 16.50 Close main sessions & explain breakout chat rooms

17.00 – 17.45 Breakout chat rooms



Sign up to the ‘SRI Services and Partners’ 21 October 2020 event here

Please do feel free to pass this information to interested (retail financial services) colleagues.

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