ESG Integration Summit

Framework for Creating a Diverse and Dynamic Marketplace

AUGUST 29, 2017
NASDAQ
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

AGENDA

The Skytop Strategies team is dedicated to crafting thought provoking
agendas that are diverse, not only in areas of thought and experience,
but in the broad range of attending speakers.

Time Description
8:00-8:25 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:25-8:30 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:30-8:40 Opening Remarks
Lauri Rosendahl, President, Nasdaq Nordic
8:40-9:05 Opening Keynote
Exchange Guidance & Recommendations: Developing Well Functioning, More Resilient and Less Volatile Markets
Presenter:

Georg Kell, Chairman, Arabesque, Founder, UN Global Compact
9:05-9:20 ESG Reporting Guide: Select Highlights
Presenter:

Evan Harvey, Global Head of Sustainability, Nasdaq
9:20-10:00 Panel Discussion
A New Competitive Landscape: Engaging Investors Through the Power of ESG
Moderator:

Anders Thorendal, Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer, Church of Sweden
Panelists:
Emma Henningsson, Senior Manager Investor Operations, CDP Europe
Mirtha Kastrapeli, Global Head of the Center for Applied Research, State Street Global Advisors
Susanne Stormer, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Novo Nordisk
10:00-10:35 Interview
Sustainable Development Goals: The Establishment of an International Standard
Interviewer:

Evan Harvey, Global Head of Sustainability, Nasdaq
Interviewee:
Pascal Dudle, Portfolio Manager, Vontobel
Teresa C. Fogelberg, Deputy Chief Executive, Global Reporting Initiative
10:35-11:05 Networking Break
11:05-11:20 Research Summary
Controversial Topics and Company Engagement
Presenter:

Michael Lewis, Managing Director, Head of ESG Thematic Research, Deutsche Asset Management
11:20-11:55 The Investor Perspective: How Shareholders are Validating Companies Through Engagement
Moderator:

Filippa Bergin, Sustainability Manager, Storebrand
Panelists:
Richard McMahon, Vice President, Edison Electric Institute
Fredric Nyström, Head of Responsible Investment, The Öhman Group
Susana Peñarrubia Fraguas, Head of ESG Integration, Senior Portfolio Manager Equities European ESG & Head of Utilities, Deutsche Asset Management
Carina Silberg, Head of Sustainability, Alecta
11:55-12:10 PM Paradigm Shift: Why Companies Must Innovate Into Profits, Responsibly
Presenter:

Sarah McPhee, Chair, Center for Economic and Policy Studies and Fourth AP Fund
12:10-12:35 Improving Investor ESG Methodologies: A Walk Through Water Risk Integration
Discussants:

Monika Freyman, Director, Investor Engagement Water, Ceres
Charlotta Dawidowski Sydstrand, Sustainability Strategist, ESG Manager, AP7
12:35-1:35 Networking Luncheon
1:35-2:05 Data Trends: How Data Builds the Investment Case for ESG
Moderator:

Carolien Gadella-van Wersch, Director, Business Development, eRevalue
Panelists:
Geoffrey Burger, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Culture Capital
Therése Lennehag, Head of Responsible Investment, EQT Partners
Cindy Rose, Head of Responsible Investing, Stewardship, Aberdeen Asset Management
Breakout Track A: Gender
2:05-2:45 Breakout One: Governance & Gender Diversity
Nominating Committees: Aligning Board Composition with Stakeholder Interests
Moderator:

Aoife Houlihan, Vice President, Communications & Public Policy, Klarna
Panelists:
Pia Axelsson, Manager, Corporate Governance & Information, AP4
Elisabet Jamal Bergström, Chief Sustainability Officer, Handelsbanken
Louise Hedberg, Head of Corporate Governance, East Capital
2:45-3:25 Breakout Two: Governance & Gender Diversity
Institutional Investor Inquiry in Gender Diversity: Highlights of Recent Engagements in Scandinavia and Beyond
Interviewer:

Ulrika Hasselgren, Global Head of RI Strategy, ISS
Interviewee:
Niklas Ekvall, Chief Executive Officer, AP4
Breakout Track B: ESG
2:05-2:45 Breakout One: Corporate Citizenship & Responsibility
Energy and the Environment: Encouraging Companies to Transparently Manage Risks and Opportunities
Moderator:

Rodolphe Bocquet, Chief Executive officer and Co-Founder, Beyond Rating
Panelists:
Maarten Bloemen, Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst, Franklin Templeton Investments
Pascal Dudle, Portfolio Manager, Vontobel
Liselott Johansson, CEO & Partner, Greater Than AB
2:45-3:25 Breakout Two: Corporate Citizenship & Responsibility
Human Rights and Labor: Creating More Attractive Markets for Engaged Investors
Discussants:

Karin Kronhöffer, Director, Strategy and Communication, Swedfund
Reinhilde Weidacher, Managing Director, Head of ESG Research & Products, ISS-Ethix
3:25-3:45 Networking Break
3:45-4:20 Breakout Session Recap
The Integration of ESG into Company Performance: Expectations of the Exchanged Guidance and Recommendation
Moderator:

Liselott Johansson, CEO & Partner, Greater Than AB
Panelists:
Karin Kronhöffer, Director, Strategy and Communication, Swedfund
Helma Verkouw, Client Executive, Russell Investments
4:20-4:45 Bridging ESG Performance and Financial Metrics: The Rising Sovereign Asset Class
Presenter:

Rodolphe Bocquet, CEO and Co-Founder, Beyond Ratings
4:45-5:25 Gender Parity on Boards: A Comparative View from Around the World
Moderator:

Ulrika Hasselgren, Global Head of RI Strategy, ISS
Panelists:
Jesper Bonnivier, Deputy CEO & Head of Fund Management, Länsförsäkringar Fondförvaltning
Ramsay Brufer, Head of Corporate Governance, Alecta
Anders Oscarsson, Head of Equities, AMF
5:25-5:55 Closing Keynote
From Concept to Performance: Creating a Fully Integrated ERG Strategy — That Delivers
Presenter:

Ingrid Bonde, Former Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Vattenfall
5:55-6:05 Closing Remarks
Adam Kostyál, Senior Vice President, Head of European Listings, Nasdaq
6:05 Conference Adjourns
6:05-7:05 Reception and Recognition of Leaders in Gender Equality

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