A Legal Framework for Impact: Investing for sustainability impact in the UK

The session will begin with an overview of the report “A Legal Framework for Impact” authored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and commissioned by The Generation Foundation, PRI and UNEP FI. A presentation of key findings from the legal analysis of UK investment regulation will follow. Speakers will then discuss investor purpose, how investors are currently investing for sustainability impact, and what changes in the regulatory environment would facilitate greater sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the UK. The session will close with a moderated Q&A with the audience.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Guy Opperman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion), Department of Work and Pensions
  • David Rouch, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Faith Ward, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Brunel Pension Partnership
  • Moderated by: Margarita Pirovska, Director of Policy, PRI

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