PRI in Person 2014

PRI in Person is the leading annual global responsible investment conference

PRI in Person is the leading annual global responsible investment conference. For the first time in 2014, PRI in Person and the PRI Academic Network conference were held back-to-back in North America during the week of 22-26 September at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel in Montréal, Canada.

The agenda covered a wide variety of topics including debates on fossil fuel divestment, investor tax responsibility, green bonds, fracking, human rights in extractives and executive remuneration – with plenty of peer-to-peer networking and discussion. Copies of event media can be downloaded here.

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Full agendas

Full agendas from the PRI’s week of responsible investment can be downloaded below:

PRI in Person – Video Sessions

The End of the New Normal

Keynote: James Galbraith, University of Texas

Each, Every, and Altogether: Specialisation, Diversification and the Conundrum of Responsibility

Keynote: Spencer Glendon, Wellington Management

Strengthening ties joint initiatives between the UN and PRI

Gavin Power, UN Global Compact, Charles Anderson, UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative, Fiona Reynolds, PRI

This house believes that the principle agent problems are getting worse, not better

Debate: For the house: Mathew Kiernan, Inflection Point Capital, Emma Hunt, Towers Watson, Against the house: Vicki Bakhshi, F&C Asset Management, Colin Melvin, Hermes EOS

Towards Paris 2015

Keynote: Christiana Figueres,
Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

How do responsible investors view energy

Moderator: Tim Coulter, Bloomberg News, Panelists: Philippe Defosses, ERAPF, Mats Anderson, Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Christine Torklep Meisingset, Storebrand, Jagdeep Bachher, University of California Board of Regents

Quebec’s economic and financial outlook

Carlos Leitao, Government of Quebec

How do investors define their investment beliefs

Moderator: Martin Skancke, PRI, Panelists: Else Bos, PGGM, Ken Mehlman, KKR, Priya Mathur, CalPERS, Adrian Orr, New Zealand Superannuation Fund

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