Session Type
Session Themes
Institutional Investors
Room number
WIF Virtual Platform, room 4
Contact Email
18 October 2021
14:30 - 16:00 Europe/Zurich

An important development in sustainable finance in recent years is the proliferation of sustainable investment funds as a potential mass market financial tool that can make a positive contribution to sustainable development. This session will bring together asset owners, asset managers and regulators to discuss the latest development in the global sustainable investment fund market and possible measures to make sustainable funds work better for sustainable development in the post-pandemic era, in particular in developing countries.

Issues for discussion

  • How can sustainable investment funds contribute to the post-pandemic recovery? What are the challenges and opportunities?
  • How can regulators and other stakeholders work together to improve the quality and maximize the development impact of sustainable investment funds?
  • How can developing economies tap into the potential offered by the sustainable fund market?


Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD and Lead, UNCTAD World Investment Forum
Chairman, International Investment Fund Association; CEO, Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association (ANBIMA)
CEO, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Chief Financial Officer, Masdar
Managing Director, Head of Sustainability, EMEA, BlackRock
Head of Institutional and Corporate Clients Division, Executive Board Member, Amundi
CEO, China Asset Management Co., Ltd.


CEO, TrackInsight