Deep-dive 5: What financial/environmental changes are Paris-aligned and Climate Transition benchmarks driving?

A session by Jaspreet Duhra, Claes Ekman, Jean-Christophe Nicaise-Chateau, Willemijn Verdegaal and Khalid Azizuddin
S&P Dow Jones Indices, AP2, European Commission, Ortec Finance and Responsible Investor

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  • Putting the EU benchmarks into context of the wider ESG ETF boom: to what extent are they being applied and addressing greenwashing concerns?
  • Examples of PAB (Paris-aligned) and CTB (Climate transition) index construction
  • Examples of real change: alignment with PAB
  • Annual reduction requirements: are they ambitious enough?

  • Claes Ekman, Portfolio Manager, AP2
  • Jaspreet Duhra, Managing Director, Head of EMEA ESG Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices
  • Willemijn Verdegaal, Co-Head of Climate & ESG Solutions, Ortec Finance
  • Jean-Christophe Nicaise-Chateau, Legislative Officer (DG FISMA) Corporate Reporting, Audit and Credit Rating Agencies, European Commission
  • Moderator: Khalid Azizuddin, Reporter, Responsible Investor