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Free Webinar– ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)

Event Information

  • Event Type: Webinar
  • Delivery Channel: Virtual
  • Date: 09/11/2022 - 09/11/2022
  • Duration: 1Hours

Event Description

Free virtual session on the 9th of November 2022 at 10:00 am EST, 9:00 am in France, 10:00 am in South Africa and 8:00 am in London. 

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)


Unprecedented adverse weather events and environmental disasters, growing inequality between rich and poor; institutions, companies and indeed whole countries being brought to their knees by corruption and bad governance have all led to the realisation that we cannot go on like this and the world needs to change

ESG or Environmental, Social, Governance investing was born out of this concept with an awareness that financial resources can to be used for good as well as gain and be the change that is needed. Increasingly investors seek more than just gains but also to influence the world for a better future.

As a result, ESG, also termed Sustainability, has gone from a nice-to-have part of Corporate Responsibility to a Compliance must-have.

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Who should attend this free session

Anyone who is interested to know more about ESG, including:

  • Banking Industry professionals
  • Insurance and reinsurance professionals
  • Brokerage Firms
  • Financial Sector Regulatory Authorities
  • Related Ministries and governments bodies
  • Central Banks



Expert Trainer

Viviana Van Agtmaal

Viviana Van Agtmaal


Viviana is an experienced risk and compliance manager. Multi-faceted with UHNW client sales and advisory as well as in-depth international compliance and regulatory hands-on experience.

Proven skills in implementing and training on regulatory requirements and formulating practical compliance procedures and relevant documents. She has a passion and a flair for education in the financial services arena.

Julien Commarieu

Julien Commarieu

Head of ESG, Risk & Compliance at RGreen Invest

Julien Commarieu is Head of ESG, Compliance & Risk at RGREEN INVEST, which is a French Investment Management Company with 1.5Bn euros AUM dedicated to private equity infrastructure in renewables energies.

Previously, Julien worked for several consulting firms, like EY as Compliance Manager, or Finegan (ex 99 Advisory) as Partner. He has a strong experience in terms of ESG / Impact and Compliance, covering the financial sector i.e. CIB, insurance and asset management

Julien is very committed to environmental matters, especially to mitigating and adapting to the climate change.

He has participated to the launching of several investment funds dedicated to renewables in Europe and Africa, and especially one impact fund. He is also a carbon footprint calculation specialist, trained by the Association pour la transition Bas Carbone ABC in France.



Chief Risk Officer at Sasol

Chief Risk Officer at Sasol | Legal, Risk Management & Compliance Expert | Transformational Leadership, Sustainability & Energy Transition

Alex Russell has a proven track record of performance delivery and over 20 years’ experience in legal, governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management as well as public relations and corporate communications aimed at business development. With her excellent analytical skills, she is able to create strategic alliances at a senior leadership level and provide credible solutions to deliver key business objectives

Respected by the industry, Alex has been invited to deliver papers by the Institute of Risk Management South Africa. She is able to assess the impact of both the intended and unintended consequences of regulation and the sustainability issues facing a business. Her strong drive for achievement and ability to motivate people allows her to build relationships to facilitate and enhance performance as well as to make the case for change.

Michael Judin

Michael Judin

Senior Partner of Judin Combrinck Inc

Michael is the senior partner of Judin Combrinck Inc., a Johannesburg-based boutique law firm.

He is a member of the main King Committee and was a member of the Task Teams that wrote King III and King IV and he’s also a member of the e-Commerce Advisory Committee of the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (formerly Financial Services Board) of the Republic of South Africa. He’s is involved in various other boards and committees, including:

  • Co-Chairman of the Corporate Governance International Development sub-Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law section.
  • Honorary member of the Institute of Directors of South Africa (“IoDSA”) and a member of their external legal panel.
  • Non-executive ex officio director of, and legal advisor to, the American Chamber of Commerce in South Africa (“AmCham”). He is also the non-executive chairman of the Advisory Board of the AmCham. On November 22, 2006, Michael was inducted as an Honorary life Member of the AmCham in recognition of exemplary leadership and dedicated service.
  • Co-Chairman of the Corporate Governance International Development sub-Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law section.
  • Chairman of the Advisory Board of Hospice Wits, Johannesburg.

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