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PRI signatories identify climate change as the most significant long term ESG trend to affect their portfolios.

The PRI Climate Forum: Melbourne  is part of a new global series of climate events which will focus on key climate topics and practical advice for investors in Australia.

Date: 26 July 2018
Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm
Location: DWS Melbourne, Level 23, 333 Collins St, Melbourne, Australia

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Please note that the PRI may limit the number of attendees per organisation. Registered attendees will be contacted directly regarding any limits to participation. 

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Time Session:  

8:00 - 8:10 

Asset Owner Registration 


8:10 - 8:55 

Asset Owner Roundtable: Implementing TCFD  

The PRI invites asset owners to a private roundtable discussion on steps asset owners can take to implement TCFD.  The session will include a presentation by PRI on our new guide, Implementing the TCFD, a guide for asset owners.  This will be followed by a peer-peer asset owner discussion on TCFD implementation. 

Matthew McAdam, Head of Australasia, PRI 

Sagarika Chatterjee, Associate Director, Head of Climate Policy, PRI;  

Nicole Bradford, Portfolio Head, Responsible Investment, Cbus Super 

8:30 – 9:00 

General Registration & Coffee 


9:00 - 9:10 

Welcome from PRI  


9:10 - 9:20 

Assessing Physical Climate Risks in Equity Portfolios 


9:20 - 10:05 

Investor Climate Action:  Implementing TCFD and Investing in Low Carbon 

This session will focus on investor action to implement the Paris Agreement, with a focus on TCFD and on low carbon investment.  PRI will provide an update on our TCFD guidance, 2018 investor climate disclosure and a new PRI guide, How to invest in the low carbon transition.  PRI will also brief signatories on PRI collaboration with the Global Climate Action Summit and The Investor Agenda, a new platform to showcase and accelerate investor climate action.  This will be followed by a discussion with investors. 

Nicole Bradford, Portfolio Head, Responsible Investment, Cbus Super 

Sagarika Chatterjee, Associate Director, Head of Climate Policy, PRI 

Dr Danyelle Guyatt, Sustainable Investment Specialist, Collaborare Advisory 

Roelfien Kuijpers, Head of Responsible Investments & Strategic Relationships, DWS 

Joanne Saleeba, Investments Manager, ESG, HESTA 

10:05 - 10:25 



10:25 - 11:15 

Presentation of the PACTA 2.0 Online Climate Scenario Analysis Tool 

The PRI will provide an overview of climate scenario analysis, followed by a presentation of a new tool for assessing climate risks at the portfolio level.  Developed by 2 Degrees Investing Initiative, this new tool is free-to-use and enables investors to assess their portfolios against multiple climate scenarios.  The tool may assist investors seeking to implement TCFD recommendations on scenario analysis 

Sagarika Chatterjee, Associate Director, Head of Climate Policy, PRI 

Michael Hayne, Senior Analyst, 2º Investing Initiative 

Dr Danyelle Guyatt, Sustainable Investment Specialist, Collaborare Advisory 

11:15 - 12:00 

Active Ownership and the Climate Action 100+ 

Engagement and proxy voting are key tools in investors’ toolbox for addressing climate risks. This session will update on key initiatives led by PRI and its partners, including the Climate Action 100+, and PRI’s Oil and Gas transition risk engagement. Investors will be given an opportunity to discuss these initiatives and understand how they can get further involved. 

Paul Chandler, Head of Environmental Issues, PRI  

Serena DeKrester, IFM  

Andrew Gray, AustralianSuper  

Liza McDonald, First State Super  


The PRI would like to thank DWS for hosting this event.