Responsible Investor’s 17th annual RI Europe conference

Driving the future of European Sustainable Finance

Responsible Investor’s 17th annual RI Europe conference will take place on June 12 and 13 in London. This flagship event will explore sustainable finance developments and industry best practices. Major topics include accelerating net zero progress, the evolving EU regulatory landscape, biodiversity risk management, and ESG data strategy. Over 600 leading investors and fund managers are expected to attend this two-day event.


The conference will cover the following key topics:

  • EU regulatory landscape and its implications
  • Road to net zero: Fostering the decarbonisation of Europe’s economy
  • Effective engagement: What lessons have we learnt and how stewardship standards improve?
  • Biodiversity and nature: Navigating data collection and stakeholder expectations
  • Transition finance: What comes next for 2024?
  • Keeping track of and adapting to evolving sustainability regulations worldwide
  • Standard setting: Innovation and interoperability
  • How are investors tackling biodiversity loss and reductions in resource and water use
  • 2024 European Parliament election



On June 13, Frédéric Ducoulombier, Director of EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute, will be participating in the panel discussion on "ESG data: Meeting the evolving needs of responsible investors". During this session, he will share his insights on the implications of CSRD and other corporate disclosures for ESG data users and providers, identify the types of data that are currently lacking and highlight some emerging data points that investors are seeking. Additionally, he will discuss the challenges of determining the optimal amount of data, and the role of estimations and models in filling data gaps, alongside other esteemed panelists:

  • Moderator: Khalid Azizuddin, Senior Reporter, Responsible Investor
  • Nicoletta Centofanti, CEO, Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Initiative (LSFI)
  • Theodor Christensen, CEO, Envira
  • Mandy Chung, Vice President, ESG Product Manager, FactSet



Further information on the conference can be found on the Responsible Investor 2024 Conference Website