Paris Alignment Forum

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The Paris Alignment Forum
is an industry-wide member forum hosted by Pensions for Purpose to facilitate meaningful industry discussions on how to achieve Paris Alignment or net zero in pension fund portfolios.

The forum operates on a quarterly cycle of:

  • Keynote presentations followed by small group breakout discussions
  • Training opportunities
  • Peer-to-peer meetings for pension funds and other asset owners to share experiences, discuss challenges and learn from other asset owners
  • Opportunities to connect with climate action experts
  • Signposting to relevant content on our platform
  • Afternoon Tea discussions relevant to this agenda
  • Quarterly newsletters with relevant updates and information
Read our latest quarterly newsletter here, with links to register for forthcoming events. 

We signpost to relevant thought leadership content on our platform using a "Paris Alignment Forum" tag. You can read all relevant articles on this important agenda by clicking here

"Addressing the transition to a low carbon economy is one of the most urgent and challenging investment responsibilities that fiduciaries face. The Paris Alignment Forum provides access, discussion and engagement with the leaders in this space. It is a genuine forum to share ideas and to review the challenges together."
Nick Spencer, Gordian Advice (member of the Paris Alignment Forum).

Membership of the forum is free of charge, although there are sponsorship opportunities for those wishing to lead on this important debate, including:
  • Sponsorship of the forum: £9,000 per annum plus VAT. Multiple sponsors permitted. Sponsor’s logo and a link to their website will appear on the main forum page and in every quarterly newsletter. Sponsor can act as a moderator in the breakout room discussions. Sponsor will be invited to write a comment in the quarterly newsletter. Relevant events offered by the sponsor will also be featured in the quarterly newsletter.
  • Sponsorship of training opportunities: £3,500 plus VAT per session. Sponsor’s logo will appear on the event invitation and in the quarterly newsletter. Social media to advertise the training (subject to preferences). Sponsor will provide the training session with branded material. Pensions for Purpose will introduce the session and moderate Q&A.
  • Sponsorship of Afternoon Tea: £3,500 plus VAT per session. Sponsor’s logo will appear on the event invitation and in the quarterly newsletter. Social media to advertise the event (subject to sponsor's media preferences). Opportunity for two speakers to frame the discussion. Pensions for Purpose will introduce the session and moderate Q&A.

Discounts are available for sponsorship of multiple modules (eg. forum sponsorship plus one afternoon tea, or three afternoon teas). Please note that sponsorship is payable in advance. Forum sponsorship is payable quarterly in advance.

To join the Forum please investigate our membership options here. For more information please email Mike Rogers at [email protected].

Sponsors of our events

Gresham House

Invesco

Natixis Investment Managers

Redington

Events
People and Events
14 September 2021 - Afternoon tea - Tikehau Capital and Pensions for Purpose…

An online discussion co-hosted by Tikehau Capital and Pensions for Purpose to discuss 'Impact investing to achieve net zero carbon'. Watch the keynote presentation by Pierre Abadie of Tikehau Capital via…


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17 November 2021 - Pensions for Purpose Annual Awards - Paris Alignment…

Announcing two awards for pension funds who are able to evidence a firm commitment to aligning their pension fund investments to Paris goals.


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12 October 2021 - Online Morning Coffee - CGF

An online Paris Alignment Forum discussion co-hosted by CGF and Pensions for Purpose on 'Investing for net zero? Direct investment into new clean technologies is an imperative to get us there.'


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