2017 Workers’ Capital Conference

In this issue:

  • Registration is now open for the 2017 Workers’ Capital conference, which will take place on September 24-25 in Berlin, Germany. This year's conference will precede the PRI In-Person, which begins on September 25.

To register, please click here

Key Dates and Details

Sunday, September 24: Conference day 1

10.00 - 18.00

Followed by dinner reception

Location: Ver.di offices


Monday, September 24: Conference day 1

8:30 - 13:00

Followed by lunch reception

Location: Ellington Hotel

Participants are invited to an informal networking dinner (optional) on Saturday, September 23. Location forthcoming.

Sessions and keynotes

The 2017 Workers' Capital Conference will include panels, workshops and dialogues on the following topics:

  • Key priorities, issues and challenges faced by trustees
  • Aligning infrastructure investments with worker rights
  • Best practice around asset manager fee transparency
  • The integration of workers’ human rights in the investment chain
  • Investment responses to the just transition 
  • The impact of automation and digitalisation on investments, workers and society
  • Capital stewardship and German co-determination
  • Building more effective international capital strategies campaigns

Our keynote speaker on Sunday September 24 will be Professor John Kay (Oxford University), author of the Kay review of UK equity markets and long-term decision making. Our complete agenda is forthcoming.

Hotel Information
Participants are kindly requested to make their own accommodation arrangements.  We have compiled several hotel options for your convenience. All options are listed on our Travel and Event Information Sheet.

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