January 13, 2022
2:00 p.m. BST | 3:00 p.m. CET | 9:00 a.m. ET
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): What are they – and aside from reporting and regulation, how do you integrate SDGs into asset allocation and portfolio construction?
Join analytics and index provider Qontigo and APG on behalf of the Sustainable Development Investments Platform (SDI AOP) for this webinar, where we will cover topics including:
- Where SDGs fit in the landscape of responsible investing
- The importance of SDGs in portfolio construction
- Building customized indices integrating ESG criteria with risk budget and performance-related objectives
- Real-life applications of the SDI AOP data
Managing Director, Product Research & Development Specialty Indices, Qontigo
Chair and Co-Founder, SDI AOP
Managing Director Global Responsible Investment & Governance, APG Asset Management
EMEA Head of Sustainable Indexing, BlackRock
About SDI AOP
The SDI Asset Owner Platform provides a common language and data source for investments into the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The mission of the SDI AOP is to accelerate financing to deliver SDGs which need to be realised by 2030.
The SDI data is being used by investors to integrate SDGs into their management and reporting to track how they are performing with regards to these SDGs.
Powered by AI-technology, data science company Entis generates SDI classifications for 8,000 companies to date.
APG is one of the world’s largest pension investors. At the end of September 2021, the assets we manage for our pension funds and their 4.7 million participants in total represented a value of approximately 610 billion euros. And we are actually quite proud of that. To manage these assets as responsibly as possible, it is our ambition to achieve attractive and sustainable investment returns for our customers, in a responsible way. So that we can always ensure a good and affordable pension. For current and future generations.
Qontigo is a leading global provider of innovative index, analytics and risk solutions that optimize investment impact. As the shift toward sustainable investing accelerates, Qontigo enables its clients—financial-products issuers, asset owners and asset managers—to deliver sophisticated and targeted solutions at scale to meet the increasingly demanding and unique sustainability goals of investors and worldwide.
Qontigo’s solutions are enhanced by both our collaborative, customer-centric culture, which allows us to create tailored solutions for our clients, and our open architecture and modern technology that efficiently integrate with our clients’ processes.
Part of the Deutsche Börse Group, Qontigo was created in 2019 through the combination of Axioma, DAX and STOXX. Headquartered in Eschborn, Germany, Qontigo’s global presence includes offices in New York, London, Zug and Hong Kong. www.qontigo.com.