RI New York 2019

RI New York Corporate Access

The New York edition of the RI Corporate Access Series provides a forum for investors and companies to discuss key ESG issues heading into the 2020 proxy season. Register your interest in RI New York Corporate Access by contacting Helen Wood-Gush: helen@responsible-investor.com

This event will:

  • Connect our 600+ delegates for networking and meetings.
  • Provide multiple opportunities for investors to meet corporates.
  • Support investor relations and stakeholder engagement programmes.
  • Enable dialogue on challenges facing investors and companies in responding to ESG issues and their effect on corporate strategy and investor expectations.

The RI Corporate Access New York event includes: 

  • 3 SDG-themed Fireside Chat Sessions, held under Chatham House rules, including audience Q&A.
    • SDG7 & SDG 13 The Energy Transition
    • SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing
    • SDG5 Gender Equality
  • Engagement facilitation for constituents (investors and corporates) of the Climate Action 100+ initiative.
  • Access opportunity for corporates and investors supporting investor relations programmes through 1-1 or small group meetings.

About the Corporate Access event: 

  • The event will take place on 4th and 5th December 2019.
  • Corporate access meetings may be 1-1 or in small groups.
  • Bespoke, targeted engagement will be conducted according to the goals of the corporate and investor participants.
  • There will be space provided for 1-2-1 and group meetings, each lasting 40-50 minutes as well as for the fireside panel sessions with audience capacity.

Facilitating Engagement for Constituents  (investors and corporates) of Climate Action 100+: 

The RI New York Conference will offer constituents of the Climate Action 100+ group, both focus companies and investor signatories, the ability to privately convene over the two-day conference. With 600+ investor and company delegates attending the conference, Responsible Investor aims to support this initiative to achieve its goals by providing meeting spaces for stakeholder engagement. RI Corporate Access meetings will not be posted on the RI conference agenda.

Climate Action is an investor-led initiative to ensure the world’s largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take the necessary action on climate change. The companies include 100 ‘systematically important emitters’, accounting for two-thirds of annual global industrial emissions, alongside more than 60 others with significant opportunity to drive the clean energy transition.

Climate Action 100+ is coordinated by five partner organisations: Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC)CeresInvestor Group on Climate Change (IGCC)Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) and Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). If you are an investor and would like more information about CA100+ or specific company engagements, please contact the Climate Action group here, or one of the five partner networks, listed above.

RI Corporate Access: Fireside Chat Sessions


The Benefit of Corporate Access at RI New York Conference: 

For investors: Hear directly from corporates on their industry and business response to ESG issues. Learn about specific macro themes, innovative solutions, competitive advantages, best in class identifiers and problem solutions. It’s an opportunity to build knowledge both for ESG-specialist and generalist investment teams. 

For corporates: The event is designed to enhance investor relations and sustainability programmes and provide insight into investment policy and process. Giving visibility on investor ESG standards and criteria and the screening process to aid understanding. Helping companies to resource their investor relations stakeholder engagement activity and provide knowledge to internal teams working on sustainability, strategy, risk and communicating impact.

Register your interest in RI New York Corporate Access by contacting Helen Wood-Gush: helen@responsible-investor.com