Deforestation as a Credit Risk (PRI)

Deforestation as a Credit Risk (PRI)

February 4, 2021
10:00 am
11:00 am
February 4, 2021 10:00 AM
February 4, 2021 11:00 AM

This event is organized by our sister initiative, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

Deforestation is often discussed because of its impact on carbon dioxide emissions and soil erosion, as well as the destruction of forest habitat and displacement of indigenous communities. Instead, this webinar will look at deforestation from a credit risk perspective, by exploring how it may affect the probability of default of a debt issuer or of an issue, with various participants of the investment chain.

Speakers include:

  • Nneka Chike-Obi, Director, Sustainable Finance, Fitch Ratings
  • Peter van der Werf, Senior Engagement Specialist, Team Lead Engagement Director – Active Ownership, Robeco
  • Moderated by: Gemma James, Head of Environmental Issues and Carmen Nuzzo, Head Fixed Income, PRI
  • Additional speakers to be confirmed

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