Annual Conference on Sustainability

Organising committee:

Associate Professor Carsten Bienz

Administrative Support: Higher Executive Officer Anna Kornienko

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Agenda

Welcome

Carsten Gero Bienz, Head of Argentum Centre for Private Equity at NHH

Status on climate change and what can investors expect onwards?

An update on status and expected developments of climate change – what can investors expect onwards?

Christa Clapp, Research Director Climate Finance, CICERO

The relevance of climate change for private equity, and how GPs are dealing with it

Private equity players have to a large extent integrated ESG, but where do they stand on climate change? And how does climate change affect financial risks and opportunities?

Susanne Gløersen, CEO, SustainableInsight

Learning from the best – the GP view: Climate as part of the risk reduction and value creation process

An insight into French private equity firm Ardian’s climate strategy, and climate integration in their overall investment strategy, due diligence and development of companies. How has the strategy delivered financial value?

Candice Brenet, Head of Corporate and Investment Responsibility, Ardian

Climate change as an investment opportunity

Delivering solutions to global climate challenges brings with it a range of business and investment opportunities.

Bjørn Munthe, CFO, Nysnø Klimainvesteringer

The LP view: beyond tick the box

What is the fund investor view on the relevance of climate to private equity investments, and what do LPs expect from GPs?

Jon Fredrik Vassengen, Senior Associate, Argentum

Global status report on private equity and climate change

Insights from PwC’s latest update of their global survey on private equity and sustainability. 

Magnus Young, Manager, PwC

Reflections from the GP roundtable discussion on climate integration

Key take-aways from the discussion, what are some identified barriers to faster climate integration and some suggested next steps for the industry to accelerate the integration of climate. All guests are invited to participate in a Q&A and discussion.

 

Conclusions