October 24-26

Huntington Beach, California

Breakout Sessions

Whose Money Is It Anyway?

October 24, 2017, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

There is tremendous focus today on sustainable and impact investing and on the firms developing the analytics and making the investment decisions. But the real drivers behind the move toward more sustainable investing are the “asset owners”—those who actually own the money. Pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, and endowments are the owners of the vast majority of the world’s money. Therefore, these groups have become the hidden sustainability leaders. Participants in this session will get a deeper look into the quiet role these asset owners play, and how they can drive the sustainability agenda.

Session Speakers

Celine Suarez

Celine Suarez

Executive Director, Global Sustainable Finance
Morgan Stanley

Jackie Roberts

Jackie Roberts

Chief Sustainability Officer
The Carlyle Group

Karlyn Adams

Karlyn Adams

Associate Director

Additional confirmed speakers will be published later this summer. Please check back for updates.

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  • Target logo
  • United Nations Foundation logo


  • 21st Century Fox logo
  • Walt Disney logo

Carbon Offset

  • BEF logo


  • Boeing logo
  • EQT AB logo
  • Flex logo
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