The ESG & Climate Risk Conference is the first virtual event focusing on the latest developments, challenges, and opportunities within climate risk and ESG from a quantitative perspective.
Delegates will have the opportunity to engage, educate and share best practices with leading ESG quants and climate risk practitioners; discussing the latest modeling methodologies, governance challenges, and the inevitable increased drive towards ethical innovations.
RavenPack Chief Data Scientist Peter Hafez will be giving a presentation entitled: “Socially Responsible Investing: Combining ESG Ratings with News Sentiment Generates Alpha” on Friday, March 19, Day 5 of the Conference.
The talk will cover how ESG ratings used as a stock screener for providing downside protection can be significantly improved when combined with sentiment indicators derived from news and social media.
Other key findings are as follows:
See the full agenda here
The conference will be hosted via Zoom for live chat and includes access to WBS’s online educational portal. At the end of each conference day, the video lecture and slides will be uploaded online to continue the debate via the daily forum.
March 19, 2021
4.00 pm CET