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Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With over US$1 trillion in assets under management as of 31 March 2019 and $114 billion in general account assets for insurers, we serve as a trusted investment adviser to more than 2,200 institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 60 countries. Our comprehensive investment capabilities are built on the strength of rigorous, proprietary research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. Our commitment to investment excellence is evidenced by our significant presence and long-term track records in nearly all sectors of the global securities markets.

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FTSE Russell is a leading global index provider creating and managing a wide range of indexes, data and analytic solutions to meet client needs across asset classes, style and strategies. Covering 98% of the investable market, FTSE Russell indexes offer a true picture of global markets, combined with the specialist knowledge gained from developing local benchmarks around the world.

FTSE Russell index expertise and products are used extensively by institutional and retail investors globally. For over 30 years, leading asset owners, asset managers, ETF providers and investment banks have chosen FTSE Russell indexes to benchmark their investment performance and create investment funds, ETFs, structured products and index-based derivatives. FTSE Russell indexes also provide clients with tools for asset allocation, investment strategy analysis and risk management.

A core set of universal principles guides FTSE Russell index design and management: a transparent rules-based methodology is informed by independent committees of leading market participants. FTSE Russell is focused on index innovation and customer partnership applying the highest industry standards and embracing the IOSCO Principles. FTSE Russell is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group. For more information, visit ftserussell.com.

We are an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. We have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with our clients.

Our broad product line supports clients' needs across all major asset classes and provides them with a consistent way of looking at risk and performance from front to middle office. We have a highly flexible business model that enables clients to select the individual products and services they need and integrate them into their own investment processes and methodologies.

  • Asset owners use our research, data, benchmarks and multi-asset class risk management tools to determine whether the managers they hire are delivering appropriate risk-adjusted returns
  • Chief investment officers use our extensive, high-quality data to develop and test investment strategies. They also use our models and performance attribution tools to understand the drivers of return in their portfolios
  • Active managers rely on our factor models, data and portfolio construction and optimization tools to build portfolios and keep them aligned with their investment objectives
  • Passive managers use our index data, equity factor models and optimizer to construct their index funds and ETFs
  • Chief risk officers choose our risk management systems to understand, monitor and control risk in the portfolios they are safeguarding

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Jupiter is the global leader in data and analytics services to help make informed decisions that safeguard critical at-risk infrastructure from extreme weather, sea-level rise, storm intensification and rising temperatures caused by short, medium and long-term climate. Jupiter has developed tools to help customers plan for hazards one hour to 50-plus years into the future, down to the street or building level.
https://jupiterintel.com/

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The Italian Sustainable Investment Forum (Forum per la Finanza Sostenibile or FFS) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2001. It is a multi-stakeholder organisation: its members are financial actors and other entities interested in the environmental and social effects of financial activity. FFS's mission is to promote the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into the policies and processes adopted by the investors.

Since 2012, FFS has been promoting the Italian Sustainable and Responsible Investment Week (or "Settimana SRI" www.settimanasri.it).

FFS is a Board member of Eurosif, an association committed to promoting sustainable finance across European markets.

http://www.finanzasostenibile.it

About International Insurance Society

IIS serves as the inclusive voice of the industry, providing a platform for both private and public stakeholders to promote resilience, drive innovation, and stimulate the development of markets. Our members include life and nonlife insurers from developed and emerging markets, as well as brokers, scholars, regulators and advisors. By virtue of its diverse membership, IIS is recognized for its global convening power amongst all stakeholders of the industry. IIS provides a policy neutral platform that explores the forces that shape the industry, supports industry expansion, and enhances the relevance of the industry's stature in the global economy. Its signature annual event, the Global Insurance Forum, is considered the premier industry conference and is attended by 500+ insurance leaders from around the globe.
Founded in 1965, the IIS is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization based in New York, NY. IIS is an affiliate of The Institutes. Internationalinsurance.org

The only independent library in the country focused solely on risk management and insurance information, The Insurance Library offers expert research services, education and networking opportunities to the insurance and risk management community. The Library has served the industry and the public since its founding over 125 years ago and has evolved and grown into a highly valuable resource while remaining focused on its core functions. The Library maintains and curates a unique collection that ranges from historical to cutting-edge. It offers licensing and professional designation courses as well as self-designed seminars, webinars and on-site educational offerings. Its professional and credentialed librarians provide unparalleled research services in the areas of insurance policy coverage, companies histories, and topical searches. The Library also offers its members a growing body of events and programs to provide members with opportunities to connect and network.

Founded in 2005, ORIC International is the leading operational risk consortium for the global (re)insurance and asset management sector. It is a not-for-profit organisation that facilitates the anonymised and confidential exchange of operational risk intelligence between member firms, providing a diverse, high quality pool of quantitative and qualitative information on relevant operational risk exposures. ORIC International provides industry benchmarks, undertakes leading-edge research, sets trusted standards for operational risk and provides a forum for members to exchange ideas and best practices. It has over 40 members with accelerating growth globally.