LSE Students’ Union public lecture

Date: Thursday 29 January 2015
Time: 7pm
Venue: CLM.202, Clement House
Speakers:  Mark Campanale, Dr Matthew J. Kiernan, Louise Rouse
Chair:  Emanuele Campiglio

An exciting and relevant discussion on the future of green investment in light of the fastest growing divest movement the world has ever seen.

Mark Campanale is a founder and Executive Director of Carbon Tracker, and founder director of the UK Sustainable and Responsible Investment Forum (UKSIF), 1990-2006. Mark served on the World Business Council for Sustainable Development working group on capital markets leading up to the 1992 Earth Summit.

Founder and Chief Executive for Inflection Point, a sustainable investment firm, Matthew Kiernan was an advisor to the Secretary General of the UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. In 1992, he had founded Innovest Strategic Value Advisors which was rated #1 in the world in sustainable investment research.

Louise Rouse is a Former Director of Engagement for ShareAction which promotes responsible investments and changes corporate behaviour regarding environmental issues. Louise is currently a consultant to Greenpeace focusing on fossil fuels and investment.

Emanuele Campiglio joined the LSE in 2012. He first worked as a Post-Doctoral Researcher for the Grantham Research Institute, focusing on the macroeconomics of climate change mitigation and green growth, and then moved to the Department of Geography and Environment in September 2014, where he is a Fellow. He previously worked as a researcher on macroeconomic and ecological modelling at the New Economics Foundation. Emanuele holds a degree in economics from Bocconi University and Masters and PhD degrees in economics from the University of Pavia (Italy).

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