SPS Virtual: Sustainable Assets & ESG Investing for Dutch Pension Funds

September 29, 2021


This conference will explore a range of sustainable/Impactful/ESG compliant investment options, both public and private, looking at how these can be integrated into the investment management processes of Dutch and Belgian pension funds. We aim to consider issues such as the impact of regulatory, political and geopolitical events, transparency, fees, benchmarks, technology, reporting and performance measurement as well as investment considerations specific to Dutch and other Benelux investors. (Conducted in English).


Full details to be announced

This will be a virtual conference, timings to be confirmed

Speakers and topics confirmed so far:

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Global Head of Fixed Income 

Aberdeen Standard Investments

Global Credit’s place in the investment portfolio: from Investment Grade to Carbon Reduction Strategies

This talk will discuss the latest developments in managing a Global Investment Grade Credit portfolio starting from straightforward Investment Grade all the way up to ambitious Carbon reduction portfolios.

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Senior Impact Investment Manager Energy Transition


Energy transition is disruptive

  • The S-curve: old and new business models

  • Opportunities and risks with regard to private investments in the sustainable energy transition

  • Impact realization and contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


Head of Product and Investment Strategy

Muzinich & Co.

Implementing Low Carbon in High Yield

A global high yield investment solution that focusses on carbon efficiency aiming to progressively align credit exposure to Paris Agreement by targeting Net Zero financed emission by 2050 or sooner, while achieving financial returns in line with the general high yield investment universe.


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Portfolio Manager Global Sustainable Equity

Nomura Asset Management

Accountability in Sustainable Investing


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Vice President & Portfolio Manager

AGF Investments

ESG 2.0

From the margins to the mainstream, ESG factors have become an essential component in modern investment management. Yet the very popularity of common ESG approaches ensure their reduced efficacy in the next 20 years, whether for alpha generation or impact. Today’s ESG risk management emphasis will likely evolve into a focus on the purpose of the corporation itself as investors recognize the need for more proactive approaches and the transformative opportunities of key sustainability challenges. The Covid‐19 crisis has provided a challenge for investors to accept a broader societal role than solely generating income for retirement.


Anna Pot

Biodiversity Loss and Investment Implications for Pension Funds

Head of Responsible Investments Americas


Moderators includes:

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Co-head Climate & ESG Solutions

Ortec Finance

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Hedwig Peters

Board Member

Stichting Pensioenfonds HaskoningDHV


The conference is by invitation only for pension funds and other institutional investors and we welcome new attendees from these investors. Therefore if you are not already receiving an invitation please contact us. A limited number of Complimentary invitations are available to genuine pension fund representatives (executives and trustees) and other approved institutional investors. However, to ensure we have room for as many funds as possible, we have to limit free places to 3 attendees per approved organisation thereafter a reduced rate fee is payable per delegate. Furthermore, SPS always reserves the right of admission (free or paid) and our decision is final.


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