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ESG and Law Institute Hosts Virtual Roundtable on Impact of EC's Upcoming Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation
- June 2, 2022
On May 17, the ESG and Law Institute hosted a virtual roundtable, “Upcoming Collision: SFDR and Human Capital Data,” with general counsel, heads of ESG, chief compliance officers and other C-Suite executives from top financial institutions and asset management firms.
Dave Curran, executive director of the Institute and co-chair of the Paul, Weiss ESG Advisory Practice, facilitated the conversation. He was joined by Robert Esposito, senior counsel, ESG at Apollo Global Management; Karen Karniol-Tambour, co-chief investment officer for sustainable investing at Bridgewater Associates; T. Robert Zochowski III, program director, Impact Investing & Sustainability Special Projects at Harvard Business School; and Marie Freier, global head of cross-asset ESG research at Barclays Investment Bank.
Speakers discussed what implementation means for fund managers, how they can better prepare for the constantly evolving regulation, and the current state of ESG data disclosure and assurance.