The London Accord Autumn Conference
Whose Brains? ESG Data and Intellectual Property
Hosted by City of London Corporation, Gresham College, Securities & Investment Institute, Tomorrow's Company, UKSIF - the Sustainable Investment and Finance Association, Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, Z/Yen Group
The Conference addressed sources of data for ESG, e.g. scientific agencies and NGOs, as well as the importance of intellectual property in evaluating cleantech and other climate change investments. Keynote addresses were be delivered by experts in the field, and two panel discussions provided an opportunity for debate with the delegates.
The London Accord is the world's largest co-operative investment research programme into environmental, social and governance issues, particularly climate change. Founded in 2005, the London Accord releases investment research to policy makers and the public in order to help promote saner policy formulation on issues that involve finance.