Active Ownership: How to have impact in public equities
We are pleased to announce that our next speaker is going to be James Gifford, the Head of Impact Investing at UBS Wealth Management.
James Gifford is the Head of Impact Investing at UBS Wealth Management, working with ultra high net worth clients, advisors and investment product teams to develop and deploy impact investments at scale. James is the former founding Executive Director of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, which is the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment that serves as a reporting and engagement platform on integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment and ownership decisions. Being actively involved in research and teaching activities in academia, James is also a former Senior Fellow for the Initiative for Responsible Investment, Harvard Kennedy School and Senior Fellow at the University of Zurich's Centre for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth. He established an executive education program on impact investing for the next generation of family office investors and still teaches key sessions for the program. James has degrees in Commerce and Law; Master's in Environment Management; and PhD, from the University of Sydney on the topic of shareholder engagement.
Datum: 23.05.2019, 12:00 - 14:00 Uhr
Organisator: Women in Sustainable Finance
Adresse: Globalance Bank, Gartenstrasse 16, 8002 Zürich