Jointly presented by RIAA and Mindful Money presenting research undertaken by Colmar Brunton
Followed by an investor viewpoint – how consumer research is useful for investors – by BetaShares
Regulation is moving ahead rapidly to shift NZ towards a low carbon economy. Investors are stepping up as active owners to ensure capital is aligned to support this transition with the full tool kit available to responsible investors. How are investors using this full suite of responsible investing tools?
What are the ESG trends to watch? ESG insights to better inform our investments.
Plenary - RI in Private Markets
A look at ESG in private markets investments – what approaches are being used across different assets to consider ESG risks and opportunities – good practice, tools and case studies.
The state of play – presented in conjunction with the Impact Investment National Advisory Board (II NAB)
Impact investing has been estimated to have potential of attracting $5 bill of investment – where is this likely to emerge from and what are the investment opportunities?
Matthew Mimms is the Managing Director and Founder of the Investment Store. Matthew has 28 years experience in the investment management and financial services industry both in New Zealand and the UK. Prior to establishing the Investment Store, he was Head of Retail Sales and Service at BT Funds Management.
He has held a number of senior distribution positions and was the Chair of the Auckland branch of the Financial Planners and Insurance Advisers Association from 2000 to 2002.
In 2006, Matthew established The Investment Store, a specialist 3rd party distribution firm that aims to assist boutique and specialist managers to market their capabilities to professional intermediaries in NZ.
In 2010, Matthew was integrally involved in the NZ Responsible Investment Briefing, an annual industry conference aimed at championing the responsible investment movement amongst industry participants in NZ. In addition, Matthew is co-founder of Perfecting Investment Portfolios, a thought leadership conference for professional financial intermediaries. Both events are now regular features in the industry calendar.
He has a business degree from Sheffield University in England and a Diploma in Business Studies (personal financial planning) from Massey University.
Simon operates at the intersection of economics, finance and sustainability and has extensive international experience as an economic adviser, investment analyst and sustainability consultant across finance, corporate and not for profit sectors.
Simon is the CEO of RIAA - an organisation with 200+ investor members who jointly manage over $9 trillion - where he has worked for the past 5 years to elevate sustainability issues as core investment risks and opportunities, and shift capital to support a more sustainable, equitable and prosperous world.
Simon is involved in a number of external committees and advisory groups including the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, the New Zealand National Advisory Board on Impact Investing and the UN backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Australia Network Advisory Committee.