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Digital Seminar: Alternative asset classes – does ESG trump them all?

Irish Funds are delighted to announce an upcoming digital seminar “Alternative asset classes – does ESG trump them all?” taking place on Thursday, 7 October @ 14:00 ET.

This event will take place on a fully interactive online platform which facilitates 1-1 browser-based video networking alongside live and engaging content from leading industry experts. 

The agenda will include two panel discussions:

  • Panel Discussion 1: Emerging asset classes and the ESG mandate
  • Panel Discussion 2: ESG - a holistic approach for asset managers

7 October 2021
14:00 (9:00 ET) - Welcome Remarks
14:05 (9:05 ET) - Keynote Address

Stephen Nolan, Managing Director, UN-convened Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S) & Head of Sustainable Finance Ireland

14:20 (9:20 ET) - Digital Networking Break
14:30 (9:30 ET) - ​Panel Discussion: Alternative Asset Classes and the ESG Mandate


  • Deborah Hutton, Eversheds Sutherland


  • Sandra Rockett, Irish Life Investment Managers
  • Prof. Andreas Hoepner, University College Dublin
15:05 (10:05 ET) - Digital Networking Break
15:15 (10:15 ET) - ​Panel Discussion: ESG - An Holistic Approach For Asset Managers


  • Sean Tuffy, Citi 


  • Dawn Slevin, European Commission TEG Sustainable Finance
  • Florian Schneider, Amundi
  • Eoin Fahy, KBI Global Investors
15:50 (10:50 ET) - Closing Remarks
16:00 (11:00 ET) - Seminar concludes.

Sessions are available on-demand and digital networking available until Friday 15 October.

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