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10 September 2019 – 11 September 2019

Financing the Future Summit (International Summit)

Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town, South Africa

The Summit will bring together delegations from Africa, Asia, India, Latin America, Australia, the United States and Europe for an interactive two-day programme that showcases how the Divest Invest movement can and is accelerating the clean energy transition by mobilizing capital out of fossil fuels and into climate solutions.

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9 September 2019

Mission-Aligned Investing Seminar

Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town, South Africa

The Mission-Aligned Investing Seminar is for South African leaders in philanthropy, faith, education and city governance. The Seminar will bring together mission-driven leaders from across South Africa to focus on how we can finance a just, fossil fuel-free future in which everyone has access to renewable energy.

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28 August 2019

Nedgroup Investments Engage in association with Business Day

The Venue Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, South Africa

Responsible investors need to build environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the core of their businesses for the good of all – while considering the role fintech and robo-technology can play to enhance client experiences and improve savings and retirement outcomes.

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1 August 2019

Climate-proofing South African retirement funds (CT)

The River Club, Cape Town, South Africa

The early effects of global climate breakdown, from the devastating Northern Cape drought to Cyclone Idai, are hitting South Africa. Climate protests, now led by millions of school children, are multiplying around the world.

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31 July 2019

Climate-proofing South African retirement funds (JHB)

Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa

The early effects of global climate breakdown, from the devastating Northern Cape drought to Cyclone Idai, are hitting South Africa. Climate protests, now led by millions of school children, are multiplying around the world.

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29 July 2019 – 30 July 2019

Institute of Retirement Funds (IRF) event: Pension fund trustees: Fiduciary responsibilities – panel discussion

The Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre Complex, Durban, 4001, South Africa

The Institute of Retirement Funds (IRF) Annual Conference – panel discussion on global trends in fiduciary responsibilities of pension fund trustees

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18 July 2019

Achieving balance in the integrated report – panel discussion

JSE, Sandton, 2196, South Africa

The IRC hosted a one-day conference on Thursday 18 July 2019 at the JSE aimed at preparers and users of integrated reports.

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10 June 2019 – 11 June 2019

Batseta Council of Retirement Funds: Winter conference

Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre, Boksburg, South Africa

Green Financing: Moving from reflection to action

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24 March 2019

The Big Debate: Episode on the economy

South Africa’s energy future: Climate change is already causing misery in Southern Africa, but South Africa, the region’s biggest carbon emitter, is not making progress on the transition to clean energy!

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6 March 2019

Investment for Inclusion Forum

Gordon Institute of Business Science, Johannesburg, South Africa

Inequality and poverty are significant threats to South Africa’s long-term sustainability and prosperity. The investment industry, which should be a source of innovation and jobs, and a driver of accountability, is not fulfilling its potential to make South African companies better corporate citizens.

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16 October 2018

Director liability for climate change and the role of the organisation as a corporate citizen

Sanlam Head Office, Cape Town, South Africa

Climate change poses unprecedented and increasingly urgent environmental, social and financial risks, for both directors and their organisations. There are risks and opportunities that climate change poses to the South African economy and the role of directors and organisations in mitigating and adapting to those risks.

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30 May 2018

Climate change dialogue: Is SA business taking climate change seriously?

EY, Sandton, Guateng, South Africa

Climate change poses unprecedented and increasingly urgent environmental, social and financial risks. South Africa has ratified the Paris Agreement, and many parts of the country are already experiencing climate change-related challenges.

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18 January 2018

International Symposium on Directors’ Duties and Liability Exposures for Climate Change Damages

Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

The Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative (CCLI) is organising two high-level symposia in South Africa on the legal basis for directors and trustees to consider, manage, and report on climate change-related risk, and the circumstances in which they may be liable for failing to do so. These events are relevant to a wide range of organisations working on or interested in climate change issues.

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