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Investing for Sustainability

Tue Sept. 3rd 2019


Financial industry leaders met to discuss the challenges in reorienting investment towards sustainability. Finance has a central role in determining whether and how fast New Zealand and other countries transition towards net zero emissions, stronger sustainability and higher levels of well being. The international movement towards more responsible investment is growing.

This conference focused on two major challenges:

Creating a supportive legal, regulatory and policy framework in New Zealand
Taking sustainable investing into the public mainstream

Programme

1.45pm Event opens

2pm Mihi whakatau

2.15pm Keynote address: The Hon. Minister of Finance, Grant Robertson

2.45pm Panel discussion on avenues for government action

3.30pm Refreshments and networking

3.50pm A new campaign to promote sustainable investment

4.10pm Panel discussion on engaging the public with their role in driving the sustainable finance agenda

5pm Drinks, light refreshments and networking

With thanks to our Gold Sponsors: KPMG, Harbour Asset Management, Booster, Kiwi Wealth

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