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CLIMATE CHANGE AND PRIVATE EQUITY - FINANCIAL RISKS AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUN...

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The Argentum Center for Private Equity at NHH, NVCA and SustainableInsight jointly invite you to participate in our annual conference on sustainability.This year the focus will be climate change. We will talk about the financial risks and opportunities that climate change pose to private equity and ask how do private equity deals with climate change. What are the best practices, in the Nordics and globally?

We have invited speakers from academia, the international PE community and fund investors to share their views and start the conversation. We hope you will join us for this important discussion.

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· Welcome
Carsten Gero Bienz, Head of Argentum Centre for Private Equity at NHH

· Status on climate change and what can investors expect onwards?
An update on status and expected developments of climate change – what can investors expect onwards?
Christa Clapp, Research Director Climate Finance, CICERO

· The relevance of climate change for private equity, and how GPs are dealing with it
Private equity players have to a large extent integrated ESG, but where do they stand on climate change? And how does climate change affect financial risks and opportunities?
Susanne Gløersen, Founder, SustainableInsight

· Learning from the best – the GP view: Climate as part of the risk reduction and value creation process
An insight into French private equity firm Ardian’s climate strategy, and climate integration in their overall investment strategy, due diligence and development of companies. How has the strategy delivered financial value?
Candice Brenet, Head of Corporate and Investment Responsibility, Ardian

· Climate change as an investment opportunity
Delivering solutions to global climate challenges brings with it a range of business and investment opportunities.
Bjørn Munthe, CFO, Nysnø Klimainvesteringer

· The LP view: beyond tick the box
What is the fund investor view on the relevance of climate to private equity investments, and what do LPs expect from GPs?
Jon Fredrik Vassengen, Senior Associate, Argentum

· Global status report on private equity and climate change
Insights from PwC’s latest update of their global survey on private equity and sustainability.
Magnus Young, Manager, PwC

· Reflections from the GP roundtable discussion on climate integration
Key take-aways from the discussion, what are some identified barriers to faster climate integration and some suggested next steps for the industry to accelerate the integration of climate. All guests are invited to participate in a Q&A and discussion.

· Conclusions

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