Webinar

Data-Driven ESG Investing

How Metrics and Data Analysis Drive Credibility

May 7th, 2021 11:30AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Speaker

  • Abigail Dean

    Global Head of Strategic Insights
    @Nuveen Real Estate

Moderator

  • Boris Spiwak

    Director of Marketing
    @Thinknum Alternative Data
    @KgBase

Companies face tricky decisions in order to meet oft-contradictory financial, environmental, social, and corporate governance goals. Large corporations and investment firms increasingly implement ESG goals and guidelines to placate eco-conscious consumers and other stakeholders. But critical voices insist this is little more than ‘greenwashing’, and much more remains to be done.

In this webinar Abigail Dean, the Global Head of Strategic Insights for Nuveen Real Estate, will explain how Nuveen is bringing credibility to its ESG initiatives through metrics and data analysis. She will discuss how Nuveen Real Estate set its goal of Net Zero Carbon emissions by 2040, as well as the process of establishing the timeline and measuring the success of the campaign. She will also explore the role of big data in assessing the market demand for ESG investing, and the significance of climate change modeling.

This webinar is part of a series of global volatility virtual events featuring thought leaders in finance, business intelligence and data. It is brought to you by Thinknum Alternative Data in partnership with Slack's External Data Community channel and the Alternative Data Community Forum.

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Speaker

  • Abigail Dean

    Global Head of Strategic Insights
    @Nuveen Real Estate

    Abigail Dean

    Global Head of Strategic Insights @Nuveen Real Estate

    Abigail Dean is the Global Head of Strategic Insights for Nuveen Real Estate. She is responsible for the organisation’s global research, sustainability and proptech and innovation functions. She oversees Nuveen Real Estate’s Tomorrow’s World Strategy which future proofs the investment strategy in light of global megatrends and integrates ESG across fund and asset management.

Moderator

  • Boris Spiwak

    Director of Marketing
    @Thinknum Alternative Data
    @KgBase

    Boris Spiwak

    Director of Marketing @Thinknum Alternative Data @KgBase

    Boris Spiwak is Director of Marketing at Thinknum and KgBase. Before joining Thinknum, Boris worked as a Financial Manager at Procter & Gamble's EMEA HQ in Geneva, Switzerland, and as VP Finance in one of Colombia's largest hotel chains. He holds degrees in Political Economy and Finance from Princeton, the London School of Economics, and HEC Paris. Originally from Venezuela, Boris has lived in over half a dozen countries. Find Boris Spiwak on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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