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The Future of Sustainability

In collaboration with the UCL Climate Action Society, we are proud to welcome Founder and CEO of Impax Asset Management, Ian Simm!

Impax is a specialist asset management firm that focuses on investing in opportunities arising from the transition to a more sustainable global economy. With the objective to create positive social and environmental impact through shareholder engagement, proxy voting and public policy advocacy, Impax has become one of the world's leading investment managers dedicated to developing a more sustainable economy. The firm currently manages £12.6 billion in assets.

Ian Simm founded Impax after working as an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, where he advised clients on environmental strategies. He has been board member of the Natural Environment Research Council and is currently part of the Steering Committee of the UK’s Green Finance Institute. Mr. Simm has a first-class honours degree in physics from Cambridge University and a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University.

We are very excited to have Mr. Simm share a new perspective on investment, what challenges need to be overcome and what is at stake. If you want to learn more about where the industry is headed and have a real conversation starter for your next interview, this event is not to be missed!

Please register for this event on our portal at https://portal.uclis.co.uk/ , click on 'Other' under the 'Events' tab and select the event. Make sure your profile is complete! You will see your registration under the 'Applications' tab.

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Details:
Date: Tuesday 27 November
Time: 18:00-19:00
Location: Chadwick Building B05 LT