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Meaningful Climate Data, Intentional Investments

Case Study

Overview

As asset owners and regulators increasingly ask investors about climate risk, climate change analysis and integrated investing is becoming a hot topic. While climate analysis and investing are relatively new to the industry, some firms have pioneered investment approaches that thoughtfully integrate climate risk and opportunity. This session will explore the life cycle of emissions approach developed by Mirova; one of ten firms highlighted in the CFA Institute Climate Change Analysis In The Investment Process report.

This practical application event will be structured as a due diligence interview, taking attendees through a deep-dive of Mirova as a firm and their climate integrated investment approach. The topics covered will include structure of the investment team, investment philosophy and process, climate data approach, scenario analysis and benchmarking relative to climate pathways and standard indices, and discussion of company and industry investment examples.

Speakers
Matt Orsagh, CFA (representing CFA Institute)
Jens Peers, CFA (from Mirova US, CEO and CIO)
Andrew Wetzel, CFA (representing CFA Society Boston)

About the Speaker(s)

Matt Orsagh
Matt Orsagh CFA, CIPM

Matt Orsagh, CFA, CIPM, is a director of capital markets policy at CFA Institute, where he focuses on corporate governance issues. He was named one of the 2008 “Rising Stars of Corporate Governance” by the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management.