Investor Day 2021

Financing a just transition

As the UK moves towards its goal of net zero emissions by 2050, our 24th annual Investor Day explored the role of the financial services sector in ensuring people and communities are put at the heart of this transition.

Investor Day 2021 - Nick Robins

Nick Robins, professor in practice, Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment, LSE, details the background and importance of a just transition, explaining the need for…
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Investor Day 2021 - Kingsmill Bond

Kingsmill Bond, energy strategist, Carbon Tracker, reflects on the revolutions underway in renewable energy, and how he believes the energy transition will be the most important driver of financial markets and geopolitics in the modern era. 

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Investor Day 2021 - Sharan Burrow

Sharan Burrow, general secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, clarifies how investment and investor action are both key drivers for achieving global climate and development goals, and how investment in people and communities must be at the heart of this.

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Investor Day 2021 - Rachel McEwen

Rachel McEwen, chief sustainability officer at SSE, describes how SSE are putting workers and communities at the heart of their net zero strategy, and gives an update on the work of the Scottish government’s Just Transition Commission.

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Investor Day 2021 – Nicola Day

Nicola Day, deputy head of Rathbone Greenbank Investments, explains the current transitions underway in the economy, and how Greenbank’s current research processes, framed by our sustainable development themes reduce risk, enhance human capital and lead to investments which will help deliver a more equitable future.

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