Deforestation is a systemic risk to the entire financial landscape and has been identified as a priority issue for the upcoming COP26 summit. In this panel, Nigel Topping will explore with leading investors how deforestation can be integrated into their net zero strategies. We will also hear from the Tropical Forest Alliance on the latest data about deforestation linked to commodity production as a material risk, and the progress to date on the management of these risks by the finance sector.

Speakers include:

  • Nigel Topping, High-Level Climate Action Champion
  • My-Linh Ngo, BlueBay
  • Renato Eid Tucci, Itau Asset Management
  • Meryam Omi, LGIM
  • Danielle Carreira, Tropical Forest Alliance
  • Ana Lima, Head of Environmental Issues, PRI