Anne Simpson | Asset Owner Perspectives on Sustainability | Ethical Finance 2020

How is one of the world’s largest public pension funds implementing responsible investing into its practices? Anne Simpson, Head of Board Governance and Sustainability at CalPERS – the California Public Employees Retirement System – explains how investing can change the world through.

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Ethical Finance 2020 (EF2020) convened the world’s foremost business, political, civic and social leaders for a virtual summit to network, share, co-develop and shape a fairer, more sustainable financial system. The annual Ethical Finance summit is organised by the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI), which coordinates a series of programmes to promote finance for positive change.

It is now widely recognised that the financial services sector has a fundamental role to play in delivering universally supported targets such as the Paris Agreement and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, as well as supporting economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, despite its potential, the current financial system can be a cause – rather than a solution – to some of the pressing challenges our planet and its people currently face. Ethical Finance 2020 explored how the finance services can support inclusive economic growth without depleting natural resources or leaving anyone behind.

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  • EF2020: ethicalfinance2020.com
  • EF2019: ethicalfinance2019.com