The session will present the key findings from the report “A Legal Framework for Impact” authored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and commissioned by The Generation Foundation, PRI and UNEP FI. The session will cover discussion on high-level findings of the report on how far investing for sustainability impact is legally required or permitted across 11 jurisdictions; current legal barriers to investing for sustainability impact; and options for policy reform. Speakers will offer their views on bringing investing for sustainability impact mainstream, followed by a moderated panel discussion including Q&A with the audience.

Speakers include:

  • David Blood, Senior Partner, Generation Investment Management
  • Wendy Cromwell, Vice Chair, Director of Sustainable Investment, and Portfolio Manager, Wellington Management
  • Nathan Fabian, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, PRI
  • Eva Halvarsson, CEO, AP2
  • Dr. Juliane Hilf, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Fiona Reynolds, CEO, PRI
  • David Rouch, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Jesica Andrews, Investment Lead, UNEP FI

Moderated by:

Felix Salmon, Chief Financial Correspondent, Axios