Climate change is an urgent, systemic issue for fixed-income investors. With many committing to meeting net- zero targets by 2045, the ability therefore to achieve net zero in your investment portfolios is a must.
Our panel session will review frameworks and approaches for considering climate change including metrics, specific fixed-income challenges, and practical applications of climate research. We’ll also demonstrate how short-dated bonds can help meet climate objectives while delivering outcomes.
Join this session to find out how fixed income can be included in your portfolio as part of a diversified carbon reduction strategy.
Jonathan is editor of Professional Pensions and has been reporting on UK occupational pensions since 2001. He has won a number of awards during his career, most recently the SPP Trade Journalist of the Year Award in 2019. He is also holder of the PMI's Retirement Provision Certificate.
Iain is a member of the Investment Grade portfolio management team. As an experienced investment manager, Iain is responsible for overseeing all investment grade credit portfolios ran out of the UK. Iain is the co-manager of several funds with a primary focus on sterling credit mandates. His funds include pooled and segregated mandates, both actively managed and buy & maintain. Prior to his current role, Iain worked at Baillie Gifford where he was a fixed income analyst. He has been in the industry since 1997 and started with the firm in 2000. Iain studied Economics at Heriot Watt University.
Investment Manager, Fixed Income, Aegon AM
Investment Solutions Consultant, Responsible Investment , Aegon AM