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04-22 & 23-21 | ESG in Fixed Income: Shining a Light on Transparency

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ESG in Fixed Income: Shining a Light on Transparency

Conference Schedule (all times are approximate)

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 

  • 2:00pm - Introduction & Launch:
    • Moderator: Larry White, Managing Director Business Development, DBRS | Morningstar
      • Baer Pettit, President and Chief Operating Officer, MSCI
  • 2:30pm - ESG Corporate Bonds Panel:
    • Moderator: Ulf G. Erlandsson, Ph.D., CEO of Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute (AFII)
    • Panelists:
      • Del Anderson, CFA, FSA, Senior Vice President, Credit Research Analyst, ESG / Financials, PIMCO
      • Andrew Lin, CFA, Managing Director, Infrastructure, Power and Utilities, DBRS Morningstar
      • Joshua Linder, CFA, Senior Credit Analyst, APG-USA
      • Bonnie Wongtrakool, CFA, Global Head of ESG Investment and Portfolio Manager, Western Asset
  • 3:30pm - Green Bonds Panel: 
    • Moderator: Caroline Flammer, Associate Professor and Dean’s Research Scholar at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business, Boston University
    • Panelists:
      • Trevor Allen, Head of Sustainable Finance Research Global Markets Research Division, BNP Paribas
      • Stephen Liberatore, CFA, Managing Director Head of ESG/Impact, Nuveen
      • Alastair Sewell, CFA, Senior Director, Fund & Asset Management, Fitch Ratings
      • Ronald van Loon, CFA, Managing Director, BlackRock
  • 4:30pm - Conclusion of Day One:
    • Ralph DeCesare, CFA, CAIA, Managing Director & Head of Credit Research, TDAM USA, Inc.

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

  • 10:00am - Introduction Day Two and of Student Scholarship Award Winners
    • John D. Finnerty, Ph.D., Professor Finance and Business Economics, Fordham University
    • Mark Howard, CFA, Senior Multi-Asset Specialist, BNP Paribas Securities
  • 10:30am - ESG Fixed Income Indices
    • Moderator: Henry Shilling, Director of Research, Sustainable Research and Analysis
    • Panelists:
      • Philip Galdi, Head of Indices, ICE Data Indices, LLC
      • Chris Hackel, Index Product Manager, Bloomberg LP
      • Kumaran Ram, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Global Index Research
      • Elisabeth Seep, Executive Director, ESG Fixed Income Product Manager, MSCI
  •  11:30am - ESG CMBS 
    • Moderator: Keith Kockenmeister, Senior Managing Director, Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc.
    • Panelists:
      • Peter Beer, Vice President & Securitized Credit Analyst, Payden & Rygel
      • Leland Bunch, Managing Director, Head of CMBS Capital Markets, Bank of America
      • Thomas A. Fink, CRE, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Trepp, LLC
      • Edward Reardon, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
  • 12:30pm -  J.P. Morgan ESG Workshop Panel: Investing within planetary boundaries – pursuing Paris-Alignment through Carbon Analytics
    • Moderator: Lydia Harvey, Senior ESG Specialist, J.P. Morgan Global Index Research Group.
    • Panelists:
      • Hasan Cerhozi, Head of Product Development - Methods and Innovation, Vigeo Eiris (V.E.)
      • Francis Condon, Sustainable Investment Team – Fixed Income Specialist, UBS Asset Management Switzerland AG
      • William Perry, Head of Global High Yield & Emerging Markets Corporates, Co-Head of ESG Committee, Stone Harbor
      • Rupert Rink, ESG Specialist, J.P. Morgan Global Index Research
  • 1:30pm - Conclusion of Day Two:
    • Erin Lyons, Co-head US Investment Grade Research and the US Credit Strategist at CreditSights
April 22nd, 2021 2:00 PM through April 23rd, 2021 1:30 PM
Zoom Webinar::NY EST
United States
Phone: (212) 943-1900
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