Academic and Practitioner Symposium on Mutual Funds and ETFs

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Academic and Practitioner Symposium on Mutual Funds and ETFs

UVA Darden and the Investment Company Institute convene industry leaders to discuss hot topics in asset management.

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UVA Darden School of Business Zoom (Coordinates to be Distributed) UVA Darden School of Business Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Climate Change and Asset Management

Featuring Keynote Speakers:

Lisa Jones

President and CEO, Amundi US

Lubos Pastor

Charles P. McQuaid Professor of Finance, University of Chicago

DATE: 11 February 2022

TIME: 12pm-2pm Eastern Time

LOCATION: Zoom (Link to be Distributed)

On behalf of the Mayo Center for Asset Management at the UVA Darden School of Business and the Investment Company Institute, we invite you to join us for the 2022 Academic and Practitioner Symposium on Mutual Funds and ETFs. This year, via Zoom, the Symposium will convene academics and practitioners at the intersection of climate change and asset management. Please find program details below (all Eastern time), and looking forward to welcoming you to what promises to be an engaging program. The Zoom link will be distributed to all registrants prior to the session.


12pm-12:40pm: Keynote Address with Moderated Q&A

Lisa Jones

Head of the Americas, President and CEO

Amundi US


Eric J. Pan

President and CEO

Investment Company Institute

12:40pm-2pm: Paper Presentation, Industry Panel Discussion and Moderated Q&A

Academic Presenter

Lubos Pastor, Charles P. McQuaid Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Paper: Dissecting Green Returns


John Streur, President and CEO, Calvert Research and Management

John Streur is president and chief executive officer for Calvert Research and Management. John is also president and a trustee of the Calvert Funds as well as a board director of Calvert Impact Capital and chair of its Audit and Finance Committee. He guided the creation of the Calvert Principles for Responsible Investment, the Calvert Research System and the Calvert Indices, and has placed focus on investment research and emphasis on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors integrated with investment decisions. He joined Calvert Research and Management in 2016. Before joining Calvert Research and Management, he was president and chief executive officer with Calvert Investments. He has managed socially responsible investments at the request of institutional clients, including public funds, religious institutions, and college and university endowments since 1991. Previously, he was president, director and principal of Portfolio 21, a boutique firm specializing in global environmental investing, and spent 20 years at AMG Funds (and its predecessors), a firm he co-founded and where he served as president, CEO and chair of the Investment Committee.

Jennifer Wu, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Jennifer Wu is responsible for leading J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s firm-wide strategic efforts in building a global sustainable investing platform across ESG and climate change research, client solutions and engagement, investment stewardship and ESG integration, and development of innovative strategies. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Jennifer was responsible for leading the global effort of creating innovative investment solutions and analytics at BlackRock’s Sustainable Investing team. Previously, Jennifer was BlackRock’s Head of Corporate Strategy & Development for Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, Jennifer worked for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the energy sector of the Central and West Asia Department and was responsible for project finance across power infrastructures and country-level energy sector reforms. Before ADB she served as Managing Director in the Strategic Development group of CLSA Limited responsible for acquisitions and strategic partnerships in Asia-Pacific and Europe.


Richard B. Evans, Associate Professor of Business Administration and Donald McLean Wilkinson Research Chair in Business Administration, UVA Darden School of Business