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Review: 6th Taking ESG into Account Conference
November 30, 2016 | DVFA Center, Frankfurt/Main
Taking ESG into Account is a DVFA/EFFAS’ joint conference format for investment professionals engaged in ESG, sustainability and responsible investing in Europe. On November, 30 2016 about 100 participants gathered in the DVFA Center to discuss the state of ESG in the investment industry.
DVFA as the German Society of Investment Professionals and EFFAS as the European umbrella association of investment professional societies have been successfully engaged in the mainstreaming of ESG into investment decision-making. Ever since the publication of their seminal paper “KPIs for ESG” in 2010 and the launch of the ESG training program “Valuation, Measurement & Integration” in 2014 both organizations have been an important hotbed of approaches and methods for integrating seemingly marginal topics into the mainstream of financial markets.
Keynote: "Why I changed my mind about ESG - It really matters"
Joerg de Vries-Hippen
Chief Investment Officer Equity Europe at Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Joerg de Vries-Hippen is Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Equity Europe and a member of the European Executive Committee of Allianz Global Investors. Joerg is responsible for the European Equity portfolio management activities in Frankfurt, Paris and London.
Joerg joined Allianz Global Investors in 1992 and became part of the European Equities team in 1994, leading the team as CIO since 2009. He actively manages European Equity portfolios including the European Equity Dividend strategy (since 2009) and Swiss Equity Products (since 1995). Joerg has led the Dividend Investment Style and European Equity Large Cap teams since 2003, and has been Head of Equity Investment in Frankfurt since 2014. In January 2016, Joerg took on the role of CIO Equity Europe.
Joerg de Vries-Hippen graduated with a Master’s degree in business administration from the University of Mannheim, Germany, in 1993 and holds the title of Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA) from the Society of Investment Professionals in Germany (DVFA).
Credit Points für DVFA Mitglieder
Für den Besuch der Taking ESG into Account Conference erhalten DVFA Mitglieder 2 Credit Points im Rahmen ihrer Selbstauskunft. Weitere Informationen zur Mitgliedschaft finden Sie hier.