In this training session, Amundi ETF unpacked some of the language used in climate investing, explained how to choose a low-carbon index and discussed some of the practical issues pension funds should think about when introducing a climate action investment approach. The agenda covered:
Questions and comments were moderated by Karen Shackleton of Pensions for Purpose.
To increase understanding and knowledge of climate action solutions and the differences between climate indices.
Delegates will be able to shape climate action strategies within their pension funds in a more informed manner.
Who was this event for?
This event was open to asset owners such as pension fund trustees and executives, investment consultants, and independent trustees or advisers.
Francois Millet, Head of Strategy, ESG and Innovation at Lyxor ETF, Amundi Group
François Millet is Head of Strategy, ESG and Innovation on a global basis. He joined Lyxor in 2009 as Head of Index and Quantitative Fund Development. Prior to Lyxor, he was Director of Index Funds & ETFs at Societe Generale Asset Management AI, where he developed the index management business including passive funds, ETFs, index-enhanced and alternative beta products since 2004. In 2005, he introduced the first range of structured ETFs in Europe (leveraged, short and capital protected). Before this, he worked for 14 years with SG Corporate & Investment Banking, holding executive and management positions within the Equity Capital Markets business line.
François holds a Master's in Economy and post-Master’s degrees in Money & Finance from La Sorbonne and Assas universities (Paris).
The Paris Alignment Forum
The Paris Alignment Forum was established by Pensions for Purpose to help pension funds and other asset owners on their journey towards alignment with the goals of the Paris Agreement. We do this by sharing climate-related thought leadership written by our Influencer members (asset managers, consultants and lawyers), by running free training workshops for trustees and by engaging in industry-wide conversation through our quarterly all-stakeholder and asset-owner events. To find out more please click here. To become a Paris Alignment Forum member please email Karen Shackleton.
Pensions for Purpose
Pensions for Purpose exists as a bridge between asset managers, pension funds and their professional advisers, to encourage the flow of capital towards impact investment. Our aim is to empower pension funds to seek positive impact opportunities and mitigate negative impact risks. For more information please email Charlotte O'Leary.