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ESG Investing Conference 2018
Measuring Sustainability in Environmental, Social, and Governance Engagement

Monday, October 15, 2018

The Four Seasons Hotel
200 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02216
Tel. +1(617)338-4400

Deutsche Bank cordially invites you to the ESG Investing Conference 2018 taking place on Monday, October 15, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston. The conference format will be panel focused on ESG strategies and themes discussed by thought leaders from the investment, corporate and academic communities as well as the introduction of ESG products and solutions.

Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) has evolved into a mainstream investing strategy that is being increasingly adopted by major institutional investors globally. Strategies around ESG investing have also broadened since the early days of simply rejected certain industries.  Money managers are rapidly expanding research and expertise of ESG factors as tools for analyzing risk and opportunities since it has been demonstrated that ESG factors can add alpha over time.

Session Topics & Speakers (Subject to Change):
Tackling the Industry's Alpha Dilemma
Jan Rabe, Vice President, Strategist Equity Research, Deutsche Bank
Currently, 25% of global AUM have some investment responsibility overlay. How will this change in the next 10-15 years. The alpha dilemma will focus on how PMs are mandated to improve ESG exposure without compromising performance.

Climate Panel: Physical Impacts and Adaptation Response Risk
Daniel J. Cregg, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Presiden, PSEG
Colin Shaw, Chief Operating Officer, Four Twenty Seven Inc.
Craig Tillman, President, WeatherPredict Consulting, RenaissanceRe Holdings
Moderator: Gerold Koch, Director, Head of ESG Product Development, DWS

Investing Through the Energy Transition: The Deutsche Carbon Alignment Framework
Caroline Cook, Director, Deutsche Bank

Keynote Speaker - Sallie Krawcheck, One of the Most Respected Voices on Wall Street and Owner of Ellevate
Join Sallie for a discussion on how diversity has moved from being a fairness issue to also being a significant business driver. Diversity in senior management has been linked to superior business results, leading to higher returns, lower risk, greater long-term focus, increased innovation and improved stockholder returns.
Q & A Moderated by John Eydenberg, Chairman, Deutsche Bank Americas

Luncheon Speaker: ESG Materiality
Andy Moniz, PhD, CFA, Chief Data Scientist, Deutsche Bank
Discussion of the quantification of ESG controversies for stock risk, returns, and changes in forecasts as well as the measurement of companies' SDG exposures using the Alpha-DIG application for sustainability investors.

Impact of Investing Panel: Sustainable Development Goals ?Investment Risks, Opportunities and Implications.
Professor John Spengler, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Katherine Collins, Head of Sustainable Investing, Putnam Investments
Sada Geuss, Investment Manager, Trillium Asset Management
Carole Laible, CEO, Domini Impact Investments
Moderator: Andy Moniz, PhD, CFA, Chief Data Scientist, Deutsche Bank

For more information about the conference, please contact your Deutsche Bank representative or contact Heather Whitney with any questions at

We look forward to seeing you in Boston!