The Africa Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Forum seeks to evaluate the penetration of ESG integration and impact investing in Africa; with considerable focus on the risks associated with impact investing and ESG integration. Asset owners, institutional investors and investment professionals will have the opportunity to explore practical issues associated with ESG integration in portfolio management. The role of pension and retirement funds in driving ESG integration, Private Equity and ESG consideration, Hedge funds appetite for ESG integration, ESG and real asset classes - Agribusiness, Commodities, Energy and Real Estate.
The Africa ESG Forum is designed to bring together the experiences (success, failures and challenges) of asset owners and investment managers with mandate in Africa to explore in detail the practical issues associated with implementing ESG Integration in mainstream asset classes, Investor types and regions. The aim is to reaffirm that adopting best practices in responsible investment can deliver strong capital growth and sustained value creation.