In advance of the event, Delano spoke with Massimo Greco, vice chair of J.P. Morgan Asset Management EMEA. He speaks on the “The role of the fund board in implementing an ESG strategy” panel, Tuesday 21 March at 11:40am.
Aaron Grunwald: What do you want the audience to get most from the “The role of the fund board in implementing an ESG strategy” session?
Massimo Greco: That boards should take this matter very seriously, as we do at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
From your point of view, what are the most challenging ESG topics that fund board directors need to address this year?
Understanding in depth elements of discretionality for us asset managers, for example, definitions of a sustainable company/security.
What aspect of ESG investing are you most optimistic about at the moment?
I think that we are making progress in particular with carbon transition.
Aside from your own talk at the Alfi event, which session are you most looking forward to hearing, and why?
They look all very interesting. If I really have to pick one, I would say the one by the minister of finance [editor’s note: Tuesday 21 March at 9:05am].