20 January 2022 - 14.30-15.30 GMT - Place-Based Impact Investing Forum afternoon tea discussion - Schroders

Please join us for a virtual afternoon tea with Schroders to discuss "Can real estate investing lead to real social impact in the UK?"

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Academic studies suggest that the UK has one of the highest levels of regional inequality among developed economies. However, this is not just an economic, or political issue. It is also a social issue, with studies suggesting that Covid-19 has only exacerbated these circumstances. 

Nick Montgomery, Head of UK Real Estate Investment at Schroders Capital will discuss the need to invest more in less affluent areas to address this inequality and support the government’s levelling-up agenda. And with Covid-19 accelerating a fundamental shift from investors towards strategies which generate a positive social and environmental impact, Nick will also share how it is possible to build a real estate portfolio that has the potential to deliver positive real return, both in a financial sense and in making a practical contribution to society and the environment.

This will be followed by a roundtable discussion with Q&A and shared insights, moderated by Karen Shackleton of Pensions for Purpose.                                   

Who is this event for?

Please kindly note that this event is only open to asset owners such as pension fund trustees and executives, government representatives, investment consultants, lawyers and independent trustees or advisers.

Registration

Please register for this event at this link. Delegates will be sent dial-in details after registering for the event. You will also be able to sign up to receive an optional gift of an afternoon tea box from Schroders, which will be sent to your home.

As usual, there will be ample time for questions and answers, and we anticipate the usual lively discussion around the virtual table. 

For UK investment professionals only. 

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