Investor Methane Engagement Guide-London Launch Event


This roundtable discussion will provide an overview of the material risks that methane poses for investors and the oil and gas industry, and will introduce the new Methane Engagement Guide, a joint publication between the PRI and Environmental Defense Fund, as a practical tool to help manage those risks through engagement. The agenda will feature a panel discussion where investors will discuss their experiences on methane engagement, and speak to how the guide can help improve methane management and disclosure practices in the industry.

The launch of this publication Guide links to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

  • ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy 
  • taking action to combat climate change and its impacts


08:30 Arrival, registration and refreshments
09:15 Welcome remarks
Valeria Piani, Associate Director, ESG Engagements, PRI 
Sean Wright
, Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships Program, EDF
09:25 Introduction to the methane engagement guide
Gemma James, Manager, Environmental Issues, PRI
09:40 Panel discussion
Moderator: Sean Wright, Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships Program, EDF

Matthias Beer
, Associate Director, BMO GAM
Rick Stathers, Head of Investor Research, CDP
10:15 Concluding comments
Valeria Piani, Associate Director, ESG Engagements, PRI 
10:20 Event close
The PRI would like to thank its partners EDF and hosts LGIM for supporting this event.

This event and PRI workstream links to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals Number 7 & 13





Legal & General Investment Management
One Coleman Street
    EC2R 5AA
    United Kingdom


27 Oct 2016 08:30 AM - 10:20 AM (London Time)

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