Previous Events - 2014
Tuesday, 1st April 2014 10:00 - 13:00 GMT, London
IIGCC hosted a workshop with the Climate Bonds Initiative on risks and opportunities for investors in the rapidly expanding green bonds market. Over 60 delegates from major European asset owners to development banks attended and engaged in a constructive discussion on how to improve transparency, liquidity and the “additionality” of these bonds.
Wednesday, 14th May 2014 10:00 - 14:00 BST, London
A meeting for all IIGCC members to hear about European policy engagements and the release of the latest IPCC report's summary for investors. The meeting will also include IIGCC Board elections and discussions on each of our programmes.
Thursday, 15th May 2014 09:00 - 13:00 BST, London
IIGCC will host a workshop to gather critical feedback on how to increase the appetite for energy efficiency investments in the buildings sector.
Thursday, 15th May 2014 15:00 - 16:15 BST, Webinar
This webinar will highlight new research from the Carbon Tracker Initiative, Carbon Supply Cost Curves: Evaluating Financial Risk to Oil Capital Expenditure, and update you on findings from collaborative investor engagement with US and European energy sector companies. Hosted jointly by the Principles for Responsible Investment, the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), Ceres and the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR).
Thursday, 22nd May 2014 14:00 - 16:00 GMT,
As part of IIGCC’s upcoming member education series on carbon measurement and reduction for portfolios, we will have a presentation on a low-carbon fund solution designed for sovereign wealth funds. The Sovereign Wealth Fund Research Initiative (SWF RI) has been investigating long-term investment and climate change since 2010 and has recently developed a Low-Carbon Low-Tracking Error fund.
Tuesday, 3rd June 2014 14:00 - 15:30 BST, London
An IIGCC members-only presentation from the International Energy Agency (IEA) on their Special Report on Energy Sector Investment. This new research assesses current flows and future investment needs along the entire energy value chain in line with a 2 degree climate scenario. Insights on the strength of decarbonisation policies relative to investment flows will help inform IIGCC's public policy work and the latest climate and energy trends will serve as a resource for members' ongoing company engagements.
Wednesday, 11th June 2014 10:00 - 11:30 London
A meeting for IIGCC’s policy programme, featuring a presentation on the potential impacts of the recent European elections to climate and energy policy and a discussion on IIGCC’s policy engagements going forward. Update on plans for the UN Climate Summit in September.
Wednesday, 11th June 2014 10:00 - 11:30 BST, London
A meeting for IIGCC’s policy programme, featuring a presentation on the potential impacts of the recent European elections to climate and energy policy and a discussion on IIGCC’s policy positions going forward.
Friday, 5th September 2014 10:00 - 11:15 BST, Call
The mission of IIGCC’s Corporate programme is to deepen investor understanding of the nature of risks and opportunities faced by companies, as well as their strategies and performance in addressing them. There is also a special focus on company views on climate change policy.
Monday, 8th September 2014 13:00 - 14:30 CEST, UK Permanent Representation to the EU, Brussels
This special roundtable discussion on the reform of the EU ETS was organised by IETA, CMIA, and IIGCC. It brought together business representatives from a variety of sectors who operate in the EU ETS (ranging from the financial sector, power sector, the oil & gas sector, banking sector, and investors, brokers, project developers, etc.), as well as national experts representing around 18 Member States. In total around 50 participants took part in this discussion, which allowed for an open and frank discussion amongst market participants and Member States, on the EU ETS and broader questions concerning the EU’s 2030 climate & energy package.
Wednesday, 24th September 2014 10:00 - 16:00 EDT, New York
The transition to a low carbon economy is presenting fossil fuel companies with new challenges in how they report material business risk to investors in regulatory filings. Carbon Tracker, IIGCC, CDSB, Ceres and PRI, along with interested partners such as UNEP Finance Inquiry, are co-hosting a roundtable discussion to address this topic in New York to coincide with Ban Ki-moon’s Climate Summit.
Wednesday, 1st October 2014 15:00 - 17:00 BST, London
IIGCC’s Property programme has two principal aims: The first is to engage with policymakers to ensure appropriate policies are put in place which maximise environmental benefits whilst maintaining and enhancing property investment returns. The second aim is to ensure that considerations of climate change and its implications are integrated into the management and decision-making process for property investment portfolios.
Monday, 13th October 2014 14:00 - 15:30 BST, London/Paris/Geneva
IIGCC’s Climate Risk programme presents an investor discussion on how to increase exposure to the low-carbon economy and reduce portfolio carbon intensity. This investor discussion will be supported by a presentation from FTSE on their ex-Fossil Fuels Index Series. The event will take place simultaneously in London, Paris and Geneva.
Tuesday, 21st October 2014 13:00 - 14:30 BST, Webinar
This webinar will outline key actions investors can take on climate change and also leadership practices. It will highlight: The Global Investor Statement on Climate Change, Leadership Report and Low Carbon Registry; The Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition; The Montreal Pledge.
Thursday, 23rd October 2014 14:00 - 15:30 GMT, London,
IIGCC's Policy programme will convene to hear reports from the UN Climate Summit and a sneak preview on the much anticipated EU Council meeting to agree on the EU 2030 Climate and Energy package.
Tuesday, 28th October 2014 00:00 - 00:00 via webinar
Carbon Tracker Initiative will present their the Oil Majors Company Fact Sheets – with feedback from IIGCC members on their ongoing stranded assets engagement with European oil and gas companies.
Wednesday, 26th November 2014 09:00 - 11:00 GMT, London
A workshop on investors' options for measuring and reporting the carbon footprint of equity portfolios featuring presentations from three different service providers who will share their methodologies and insights based on an analysis of a common sample global equity portfolio. Discuss experiences with fellow asset owners and managers such as the challenges of using carbon emissions data for different sectors, compiling meaningful indicators at portfolio level, and comparing carbon intensity against a benchmark.
Wednesday, 26th November 2014 11:30 - 13:30 GMT, London
Please save the date for our last all-members’ meeting of 2014 where we look forward to sharing updates on our work programmes as well as new opportunities for participation.
Wednesday, 3rd December 2014 11:00 - 12:00 (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US&Canada),
IIGCC and Ceres/INCR will host a webinar with Mark Lewis from Kepler Chevreux.