Launching Sustainable Futures: A Manifesto for Transformative Investment

About this event:

This event marks the official launch of the Deep Transitions Futures Global Investors Panel. The Panel, along with a prominent research team, is creating a manifesto for ‘Transformative Investment’ which looks at steering investments towards decarbonisation, the ‘race to net zero’ and a sustainable future.


James AndersonProfessor Johan Schot & the Global Investors Panel


Event Programme:

14:00 Welcome

14:10 A conversation with James Anderson from Baillie Gifford and Professor Johan Schot of the Utrecht University Centre for Global Challenges on the rationale, planned impact and urgent need for the Deep Transitions Futures project.

14:25 Presentation of the Panel and interview with panellists:

  • Why they joined the Global Investors Panel…
  • What the biggest challenges are in impact investing today…
  • What success for the Deep Transitions Futures project looks like and how it will change the world of investing…

14:40 Q&A from the audience

We will use LiveAsk, a real-time tool, to engage the audience. LiveAsk allows the audience to post questions and vote for those they would like to see answered. The host (Victoria Ward) will select questions accordingly and address them to the appropriate panellists.

14:55 Closing remarks

Closing remarks by Deep Transitions founder and director Johan Schot.

We look forward to a lively debate and to welcoming you on 15 September.

With thanks.

Susanne Keesman

Panel Director

Deep Transitions Futures