Thurs 7th October
9:30 Welcome from the Chair
James Alexander, Chief Executive, UKSIF
9:50 Panel: The risk that greenwashing poses to retail engagement
- What are the signs of greenwashing?
- How do you detect it?
- How does it affect engagement?
Moderator: James Alexander, Chief Executive, UKSIF
Kevin Haines, Head of Social Policy, Bedford Row Capital plc
Julian Parrot, Partner, Ethical Futures
Lester Petch, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, TAM Asset Management
Delyth Richards, Managing Director - Head of Client Solutions Group, Kleinwort Hambros
10:30 Panel: Promoting your product without greenwashing
- A lack of awareness is a key element of a lack of ESG retail engagement, but how can you promote what you do?
- How do you cut through the greenwashing noise?
Moderator: Sally Kramers, Head of Events and Partnerships, UKSIF
Matthew Ayres, Client Services Director, Ethical Screening Ltd.
Gemma Butler, Marketing Director, Chartered Institute of Marketing
Julie Wallace, Global Head, Sustainability and Community Engagement Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing, Standard Chartered Bank
11:15 Industry focus: What can pension firms do to overcome the barriers to retail engagement?
Moderator: Oscar Warwick Thompson, Senior Policy and Communications Manager, UKSIF
Eve Read, Director of Business Delivery, NEST
Lily Morris, Responsible Investments Manager, Scottish Widows