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Sustainable Transitions – Emerging Markets and Beyond

November 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

From energy transition to the transformation of the food chain, today’s sustainable investor faces multiple themes that represent opportunities to both generate attractive risk-adjusted returns and drive positive changes for societies and for the planet.Together with a panel of seasoned investors in the fields of sustainable transitions, in emerging markets and at a global scale, we will discuss these opportunities and find out about the intricacies of investing in a world undergoing fast-paced evolution.

Among the themes the panel will discuss:

◊  Identifying the transitions: catching a moving train
◊  Mapping out thematic opportunities: profit vs. impact
◊  The transition trade-offs: being green AND socially sustainable simultaneously
◊  Driving change along the value chain: investment and engagement
◊  Approaching transitions in a global economy: identifying the right market



More about your experts

William de Vries

Director Impact Equities & Bonds, Triodos Investment Management

William joined Triodos Investment Management in 2017 as Fund Manager of Triodos Euro Bond Impact Fund, bringing over 25 years of experience in the industry. Prior to Triodos, William spent nearly 10 years at Kempen Capital Management as Head of Core Fixed Income. Prior, he held several portfolio management and director positions at Philips Pension Fund, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and BlackRock. William studied International Economics at Tilburg University and is registered as a DSI- and CEFA (VBA) analyst.

Patricia Ribeiro

Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, American Century Investments

Patricia joined American Century Investments in 2006 and has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry. In addition to her role as a senior portfolio manager, she also provides analytical support for Latin America.

Previously, Ms. Ribeiro was an independent consultant for Medley Global Advisors, LLC, in New York and Black Arrow Capital Management, LLC, in Greenwich, Conn. Prior to that, she was head of Latin American research at Citigroup Asset Management, a team she created and managed as part of the firm’s global research group. She also served as head of Latin American equity research for J.P. Morgan Investment Management. Ms. Ribeiro holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Rutgers University, and is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

Marcus Svedberg

Investment Strategist, AP4

At AP4, Marcus focuses on macro, emerging markets and sustainable investments. He was previously an adviser on sustainable finance and the Swedish adviser for the World Bank Board in Washington DC. Before that he was Chief Economist at East Capital for a decade and has also worked at a number of research institutes across Europe. He has a master’s degree in political economy from the London School of Economics.


Aline Reichenberg Gustafsson

Editor-in-Chief, NordSIP


November 24, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm