Accelerating ESG practices for Asian LPs

Join us to dissect key ESG factors driving Asian investor portfolios and returns at the Responsible Investment Forum: APAC Investor Day on 16 September.

The Investor Day will create an intimate virtual setting for regional investors to knowledge-share challenges and opportunities associated with responsible investing and ESG practices. 

Hear from specialists on Environment, Social, Governance, and beyond to understand best practices in decision-making and due diligence process.

Why the Investor Day?

Broaden your ESG & responsible investing network

Meet LP peers focusing on ESG and responsible investing in the Asia-Pacific region through our investor network and interactive roundtables.

Hear real LP voices on ESG & responsible investing

Discuss trending topics and high-yielding strategies with APAC LPs to create sustainable portfolios.


Make smart ESG decisions

Guide your business decisions alongside APAC investors and global ESG leader intelligence.  

2020 attendees included:

Join networking and live content to create value through ESG investments
AISIN Employees' Pension Fund
Asset Management One
Benesse Group Pension Fund
Daiwa House Industry Pension Fund
Fujifilm Holdings
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Japan Co-Op Insurance Consumers' Co-Operative Federation
Japan Post Bank
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance
Mitsui Sumitomo Primary Life Insurance (MSPL)
National Federation of Mutual Aid Associations for Municipal Personnel (Shichousonren)
ORIX Life Insurance
Pension Fund Association (Japan)
Sekisui Pension Fund
Shinsei Bank
Sumitomo Life Insurance
Toyota Tsusho Corporate Pension Fund

What our attendees said?

Daniel Jacobs

Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LCC

If you are serious about integrating ESG into your investment strategy, you should attend this conference.

Anna Follér

Sustainability Manager AP6(Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund)

Networking and roundtables made the discussions between LP and GP lively and easy. PEI managed very well in the structure and digital format.

View agenda today and discover industry-shaping conversations include:

  • How do LPs choose their managers? What are they thinking in terms of strategy, policy, and allocations?
  • Find out which sectors hold the greatest investment potential?
  • Understand how to measure and manage impact investing effectively and much more to discover…

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Yoshitaka Todoroki
2020 keynote speaker, Head of private equity and infrastructure at Japan’s GPIF
We continue to develop new activities regarding ESG, maybe firstly in the public space, but also the private space. We want to discuss with market participants how we can pursue ESG-related goals or objectives in this market.

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Want to join our industry-leading speaking faculty? Contact our producer, Ms. Niann Lai today.

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Our 2021 speaking faculty:

Jinsuk Choi Korea Investment Corporation

Jinsuk Choi

Senior Director, Investment Strategy Group, Korea Investment Corporation

Jinsuk Choi is senior director at the Investment Strategy Team at the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC). He is in charge of implementing the sovereign wealth fund’s investment strategies, processes and policies. From 2016, he has mainly worked for d… Read full bio
Serlina Chu AustralianSuper

Serlina Chu

Senior Associate – ESG and Stewardship, AustralianSuper

Serlina is a Senior Associate is AustralianSuper’s ESG & Stewardship Team and is responsible for the integration of ESG factors and climate risk management in the Fund’s range of real asset and private market investments, which include investment… Read full bio
Rufimy Khoo Equipsuper & Catholic Super

Rufimy Khoo

Portfolio Manager – ESG and Private Markets, Equipsuper & Catholic Super

Rufimy is Equipsuper and Catholic Super’s ESG and Private Markets Portfolio Manager. In this role, Rufimy spearheads the company’s investments focus on environmental, social, governance issues. She engages with a broad range of internal and external… Read full bio
Takako Koizumi, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

Takako Koizumi

Head of Investment Management Department, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

Takako Koizumi is an Executive Director and Head of Infrastructure & Real Estate Investment at Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments, with over 20 years of experience in alternative assets. She started her career at Citibank in banking and M… Read full bio
Ruben Langbroek GRESB

Ruben Langbroek

Head of Asia Pacific, GRESB

Ruben Langbroek is Head of Asia Pacific for GRESB. Mission-driven and investor-led, GRESB is the environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmark for real assets. GRESB works in collaboration with the industry to provide standardized and validate… Read full bio

Daniel Leger

Managing Director, MGG Investment Group

Mr. Leger has over 18 years of experience in the asset management business. Prior to joining MGG, Mr. Leger was Head of Strategic Planning and Client Services at Akre Capital Management in Virginia where he helped grow the then 24 year old firm’s pri… Read full bio
Wai Leng Leong CDPQ

Wai Leng Leong

Managing Director and Regional Head of Asia Pacific, CDPQ

Leong Wai Leng is responsible for the regional management of CDPQ Global in Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, she coordinates all CDPQ activities in the region and ensures optimal positioning and outreach. CDPQ has offices in Singapore, New Delhi, Sh… Read full bio

Alex Lynn

Asia editor, Private Equity International

Alex Lynn is Asia editor for Private Equity International in Hong Kong, where he’s responsible for breaking news, commentary and analysis of the Asia-Pacific private equity markets. Alex previously spent two years covering EMEA private equity markets… Read full bio
Jeff Pentland RIFTOKYO2

Jeff Pentland

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners

Jeff is a Managing Director at Northleaf Capital Partners, an independent global private markets investment firm with more than $14 billion in infrastructure, private equity and private credit commitments under management on behalf of public, corpora… Read full bio
Nina Reid M&G

Nina Reid

Head of Responsible Property Investment, M&G Real Estate

Nina has overseen Responsible Property Investment (RPI) within M&G Real Estate for over 10 years, driving its ambitious RPI strategy, which seeks to enrich the lives of people and communities by creating and managing world class places which deli… Read full bio
Jun Tsusaka Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko

Jun Tsusaka

CEO, CIO and Chairman of the ESG Committee, Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko (NSSK)

Jun Tsusaka is a Founding Partner, CEO and CIO of Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko Ltd. (NSSK), an investment firm focused on Japanʼ s middle market. He is also Chairman of the Firm’s ESG, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. NSSK currently manages three inv… Read full bio
Richard van den Berg M&G

Richard van den Berg

Asia Property Fund Manager, M&G Real Estate

Richard is the Fund Manager of the M&G Asia Property Fund, responsible for investment strategy and oversight of acquisitions, divestments and asset management. He joined M&G Real Estate in August 2017. Richard has been actively involved in As… Read full bio

View key conversations shaping the industry

Download the agenda to see the trends shaping APAC allocators’ allocation strategies and markets across the region. These topics will shape the discussions of the Responsible Investment Forum: APAC Investor Day 2021.

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Day 1
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Agenda

Day 1 - Thursday 16th

All timings are in Hong Kong time (UTC +8)
09:00 - 09:05

PEI Welcome and Opening remarks

09:05 - 09:45

Opening panel: Driving ESG integration in private market

Alex Lynn, Rufimy Khoo, Daniel Leger, Jeff Pentland, Serlina Chu, Richard van den Berg
  • Amid the pandemic, how have asset owners recalibrated their thinking around ESG?
  • How are GPs ensuring that the leadership mindset aligns with that of their investors?
  • Is the debate of financial vs non-financial performance still holding full ESG integration back in Asia?
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Alex Lynn

Asia editor, Private Equity International

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Rufimy Khoo Equipsuper & Catholic Super

Rufimy Khoo

Portfolio Manager – ESG and Private Markets, Equipsuper & Catholic Super

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Daniel Leger

Managing Director, MGG Investment Group

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Jeff Pentland RIFTOKYO2

Jeff Pentland

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners

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Serlina Chu AustralianSuper

Serlina Chu

Senior Associate – ESG and Stewardship, AustralianSuper

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Richard van den Berg M&G

Richard van den Berg

Asia Property Fund Manager, M&G Real Estate

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09:45 - 10:30

Panel: Demands for greater transparency through an ESG lens

Ruben Langbroek, Jinsuk Choi, Takako Koizumi
  • One of the challenges of responsible investment is transparency. How can managers ensure their ESG practices line up with their compliance disclosure?
  • What are actionable ESG approaches that will impact GPs in the due diligence process? What KPIs are being used for reporting with identifiable metrics and regular measurement?
  • What can LPs do to drive positive, fundamental change in alternative investment industry?
Ruben Langbroek GRESB

Ruben Langbroek

Head of Asia Pacific, GRESB

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Jinsuk Choi Korea Investment Corporation

Jinsuk Choi

Senior Director, Investment Strategy Group, Korea Investment Corporation

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Takako Koizumi, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

Takako Koizumi

Head of Investment Management Department, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

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10:30 - 11:00

LP Roundtable 1

Daniel Leger
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Daniel Leger

Managing Director, MGG Investment Group

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11:00 - 11:30

LP Roundtable 2 – From ESG to SDG

Jeff Pentland
Jeff Pentland RIFTOKYO2

Jeff Pentland

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners

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11:30 - 12:00

LP Roundtable 3

12:00 - 14:30

Break

14:30 - 15:00

Keynote address: Deep dive into CDPQ’s sustainable investment approach

Wai Leng Leong
Wai Leng Leong CDPQ

Wai Leng Leong

Managing Director and Regional Head of Asia Pacific, CDPQ

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15:00 - 15:45

Panel: Shining the spotlight on impact investment

Jun Tsusaka
  • Understanding how to effectively measure and manage impact.
  • How has the pandemic impacted the way LPs are approaching impact investing?
  • How to further accelerate impact investing in APAC.
  • How is impact investment correlated with returns in private equity, real estate and infrastructure?
Jun Tsusaka Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko

Jun Tsusaka

CEO, CIO and Chairman of the ESG Committee, Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko (NSSK)

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15:45 - 16:15

LP Roundtable 4 – How to organize for success in an ESG world

Jun Tsusaka
Jun Tsusaka Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko

Jun Tsusaka

CEO, CIO and Chairman of the ESG Committee, Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko (NSSK)

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16:15 - 16:45

LP Roundtable 5

Nina Reid
Nina Reid M&G

Nina Reid

Head of Responsible Property Investment, M&G Real Estate

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16:45 - 17:15

LP Roundtable 6 (followed by End of Investor Day)

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Meet APAC’s most influential investor community

The Investor Day will connect you to regional investors focused on integrating ESG into their portfolio practices. Take your strategies to the next level by knowledge-exchange with LP peers across the region.

The full day program will create an intimate setting for all LP attendees to discuss challenges and opportunities raised in ESG portfolios. Download attendee list to see who you can meet.

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Our attendees:

Active SuperDuskin Pension Fund
Alfac Life Insurance Japan
Duskin Pension Fund
Employees Provident Fund
Farmers' Pension Fund
Funds SA
GIC
Japan Post Bank
Japan Post Insurance
JPI
Khazanah Nasional
Manulife
Nippon Wealth Life Insurance
Nissay Asset Management Corporation
ORIX Life Insurance
Pension Fund Association
Shimizu Corporation
Sumitomo Life Insurance
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
The Church Pension Fund
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance
Sumitomo Life Insurance
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance
The Shizuoka Bank

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