Sustainable Finance Summit

From Ambition to Action: Transforming 
Global Finance

May 14-15, 2024

New City Gas
Montréal, Canada

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About

The Sustainable Finance Summit is a large-scale event bringing together renowned leaders, which aims to establish a constructive dialogue on the relationship between economic development, environmental protection and sustainable development, and on how the finance meets these challenges.

Speakers

David Atkin

Chief Executive Officer, UN PRI

David Atkin is the CEO of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). The PRI is a UN-supported organisation, with more than 5,000 signatories who collectively represent over US $121 trillion in AUM. He is responsible for the PRI’s global operations. David previously served as the Deputy CEO for AMP Capital and prior to that spent almost 13 years as the CEO for Cbus Superannuation Fund, where he saw membership grow from 500,000 to over 750,000 and AUM rise to AUD $55 billion. David has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from La Trobe University for his work in the sustainable finance field, was awarded the Fund Executives Association Ltd (FEAL) Fund Executive of the Year in 2017 and was presented with an Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Life Membership in 2020.   

Amy Brachio

Global Vice Chair, Sustainability, EY

Amy has over 20 years of experience serving large, diversified organizations in risk management. She advises our clients on internal audit, cybersecurity risk management, enterprise risk transformation and complying with regulatory requirements.

She speaks frequently on risk management topics including enterprise risk management, risk and emerging technology and cybersecurity.

Amy received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Alabama.

How Amy is building a better working world

Amy helps leaders achieve their strategic objectives and build agile, risk-aware organizations, equipped to make better decisions. She is focused on the advancement of Diversity and Inclusiveness and was recognized as our 2013 Working Mother of the Year. She was also selected as one of Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 2017 Women Worth Watching.

Emmanuel Faber

Chair, International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)

Emmanuel Faber was appointed as the inaugural Chair of the International Sustainability Standards 
Board in December 2021, effective 1 January 2022. He is well-known for his passion for 
sustainability and his leadership positions at multi-national food products company Danone for the 
past 20 years. He joined the company in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer, Strategy, and served as 
its Chief Executive Officer from 2014, as well as Chair of the Board from 2017 until 2021. He 
became a partner at Astanor Ventures in October 2021.

Faber has lived and held senior leadership positions in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. He 
has founded and chaired several international organisations and initiatives, including the One 
Planet Business for Biodiversity coalition and the G7 Business for Inclusive Growth 
coalition―co-chaired with the OECD Secretary General. He initiated Danone Communities, a social 
business initiative providing funding to bring nutrition and water access for vulnerable 
communities, as well as the Livelihoods Venture, which provides funding for ecosystem restoration 
and the development of sustainable farming in emerging economies.

Prior to joining Danone, he held roles as Chief Financial Officer and later Managing Director at 
Legris Industries. He also has experience from investment banking at Baring Brothers and as a 
consultant at Bain & Company.

He holds a Master’s degree in business administration from HEC Paris, France.

Amy Hepburn

CEO, Investor Leadership Network Secretariat

As CEO of the Investor Leadership Network Secretariat since 2020, Amy Hepburn is charged with designing and delivery the long-term strategy of the ILN and representing the Network in collaboration with global stakeholders.

Amy is a recognized impact investing expert and social entrepreneur with deep expertise on gender lens social investments and the care of children in crises. In this capacity, she has spent 20 years driving social change globally in the private, non-profit and public sectors through the creation of unique public/private partnerships and investing for high impact social returns.

Her partners consist of visionary leaders and influencers, governments, social entrepreneurs, non-profits, forward thinking companies, foundations and venture philanthropists seeking innovative solutions to persistent social issues.

Amy was a Delegate on the first G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council created by Prime Minister Trudeau, and an active member of the NationSwell Council and The Global Women’s Forum on Economy and Society.

She has Faculty appointments at Duke University and George Washington University where she teaches
on social impact, gender equality, the care of children in crises, human rights and humanitarian action.

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 4th
Edition

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2
full days

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2
ways to attend
(hybrid)

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60+
speakers

2024 Theme

From ambition to action:
Transforming global finance

Come back soon to discover the main theme for the 4th edition program.

 

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