Our COP26 events

Finance, governance and sustainability

Finance, governance and sustainability

School of Law
Date: Thursday 04 November 2021
Time: 09:00 - 13:00
Venue: Senate Room, Gilmorehill Building, University of Glasgow; Online
Category: Conferences, COP26 Physical, COP 26 Online
Website: uofglasgow.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAuceisrTgvGtI_dUU8a_QpDBRgsgcew-lg%C2%A0

  • Organisers: School of Law Corporate and Financial Law Group
  • Partners: Impact Investing Institute

We will be hosting two panel discussions focusing on two issues that are central to the development of green finance and sustainability in the UK and globally: green bonds, and fiduciary duty and sustainable investment. We are excited to have a variety of voices from academia, government, law and investment joining our panels, including: 

  • Sarah Gordon - Chief Executive, Impact Investing Institute
  • Catherine Howarth - Chief Executive, ShareAction
  • Ida Levine - Board Member and Lead Expert, Impact Investing Institute / Principal, Two Rivers Associates
  • Iain MacNeil – Professor of Commercial Law, University of Glasgow
  • Nick Robins – Professor in Practice for Sustainable Finance, LSE’s Grantham Re-search Institute
  • David Rouch – Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Diandra Soobiah - Head of Responsible Investment, NEST

The panel discussions will be followed by an interactive workshop for in-person attendees. 

Please note that registrations for this event close on Sunday 24 October at 5pm.

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