Join our Seminar on Engagement

An insight into the world of Corporate Engagement, presented to you by some of the best experts in the industry.

Together, we will focus on answering the following questions:

  • Engaging with Companies – what difference does it make?
  • Worldwide Challenges – engaging across different cultures
  • Evidence of evolution – what tangible changes has engagement produced?
  • Thematic engagement – using the SDGs to communicate with companies
  • Beyond equity – can engagement make a difference in fixed income?
  • Partnering up – How can you “power up” your engagement?

For any question, please contact your moderator for the event:

Aline Reichenberg Gustafsson – [email protected]

Program

11:30 – Registration

11:50 – Lunch & Welcome address

12:00 – Reactive versus proactive engagement
by Tytti Kaasinen, GES

12:20 – Engagement in Practice
by David Sneyd, BMO GAM

12:40 – Round table discussion 
moderated by Aline Reichenberg Gustafsson

13:30 – Concluding remarks

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More about your experts

Tytti Kaasinen

Head of Stewardship & Risk Engagement
GES Global Engagement Services

Tytti has ten years of experience in responsible investment and joined GES International in 2011. As the Head of Stewardship & Risk Engagement, she is responsible for coordinating GES’s proactive and bespoke engagements, which focus on identifying the most material and topical ESG themes and through structured engagements raising standards across industries and on creating positive change on some of the biggest challenges facing companies, investors and societies. Before joining GES, Tytti worked as a Responsible Investment Analyst at The Co-operative Asset Management in Manchester, UK.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Politics from Manchester Metropolitan University and a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Manchester.

David Sneyd

Vice President, Analyst, Responsible Investment
BMO Global Asset Management

David joined the Responsible Investment team at BMO Global Asset Management in 2017 and has over 11 years of ESG engagement experience. Prior to joining the firm David was ESG Manager at Fidelity International, responsible for their ESG integration programme, having previously held senior research positions at the governance research agencies ISS and PIRC.

David has extensive experience with a European and US coverage on researching ESG topics, engaging with companies at a board/senior management level and dialoguing with policy makers. In addition he has been involved in integrating ESG themes into the investment research and decision-making processes. He has the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) from the CFA Society. He also holds a BA in Philosophy from Sussex University and an MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics.