Who We Are

The Emerging Markets Investors Alliance is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that enables institutional emerging market investors to support good governance, promote sustainable development, and improve investment performance in the governments and companies in which they invest. The Alliance seeks to raise awareness and advocate for these issues through collaboration among investors, companies or governments, and public policy experts. LEARN MORE

Events

August 2020

Date - Time:
08/06/2020 - 02:00
Location:
By webinar only
Participants:
Jacob Soll, Professor of Philosophy, History, and Accounting, University of Southern California
Description:
Please join us on Thursday, August 6, 2 pm EDT / 7 pm BST for a conversation on The French Revolution and the Greek Debt Crisis : A Historical and Contemporary Analysis of Public Debt and Reform with Jacob Soll, Professor of Philosophy, History, and Accounting at the University of Southern California, presented by the Debt and and Fiscal Governance Working Group. Moderated by Fergus McCormick, Director of Sovereign Research, Emerging Markets... read more
EMInvestorsAlliance.org

July 2020

Date - Time:
07/30/2020 - 11:00
Location:
By webinar only
Participants:
Lee Buchheit, University of Edinburgh Law School & Queen Mary University of London | Mike Hugman, Ninety One | Nick Robins, Grantham Research Institute | Yerlan Syzdykov, Amundi
Description:
Please join us on Thursday, July 30 at 11am EDT / 4pm BST for the next iteration of the Debt, Sustainability and Governance Forum Speaker Series, featuring a Panel Discussion on Future Sovereign Defaults: Systemic Solutions and ESG Considerations with Lee Buchheit ( University of Edinburgh Law School & Queen Mary University of London ), Mike Hugman ( Ninety One ), Nick Robins ( Grantham Research Institute ) and Yerlan Syzdykov ( ... read more
EMInvestorsAlliance.org

July 2020

Date - Time:
07/23/2020 - 02:00
Location:
By webinar only
Participants:
Vitor Gaspar, International Monetary Fund
Description:
Please join us on Thursday, July 23 at 2pm EDT / 7pm BST for the next iteration of the Debt, Sustainability and Governance Forum Speaker Series, featuring Vitor Gaspar, Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund. Introductory remarks by Alliance President Ashok Parameswaran; moderated by Director of Sovereign Research Fergus McCormick. The Debt, Sustainability and Governance Forum engages officials from international financial institutions... read more
International Monetary Fund

June 2020

Date - Time:
06/30/2020 - 11:00
Location:
By webinar only.
Participants:
Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, World Bank Group
Description:
Please join us on Tuesday, June 30 at 11am EDT / 4pm BST for the next iteration of the Debt, Sustainability and Governance Forum Speaker Series, featuring Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Vice President for Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions, World Bank Group. Introductory remarks by Alliance President Ashok Parameswaran; moderated by Director of Sovereign Research Fergus McCormick. The Debt, Sustainability and Governance Forum engages officials from international financial institutions,... read more
World Bank Group

June 2020

Date - Time:
06/11/2020 - 10:00
Location:
By webinar only.
Participants:
Perrine Toledano, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment | Alfonso Galarce, Chilean Ministry of Environment | Alexander Varschavsky, LarrainVial
Description:
The Emerging Markets Investors Alliance and LarrainVial invite you to a webinar on Thursday, June 11 at 10am EDT to discuss the sustainable transition of the Chilean electric utilities sector. We will discuss: – The meaning of sustainability in global utilities, with a particular focus on decarbonization. We will review the role of different institutions active in setting and monitoring carbon performance (UNEP, TCFD) along with frameworks and metrics for measuring sustainability. For... read more
Larrainvial

June 2020

Date - Time:
06/04/2020 - 11:00
Location:
By webinar only.
Participants:
Schwan Badirou-Gafari, Paris Club
Description:
The Alliance is pleased to announce the launch of a new Speakers Series entitled the Debt, Sustainability and Governance Forum. The date of the first call is Thursday, June 4 at 11am EDT / 5pm CET. The speaker will be Schwan Badirou-Gafari, Secretary-General of the Paris Club, moderated by Fergus McCormick. The Forum aims to engage officials from international financial institutions and emerging market governments, independent policy experts and institutional investors to discuss the G20... read more

December 2019

Date - Time:
12/16/2019 - 12:00
Description:
Over the past three years extreme weather events have swept the globe, disrupting communities and imposing enormous economic losses. Increasingly, financial regulators and investors have demanded climate-related disclosures from companies in an effort to anticipate the coming risks and opportunities.  In response to a 2018 CDP survey, 6,707 companies disclosed information on their exposure to climate change. Firms reported $970 billion at risk from environmental factors, over half of... read more

December 2019

Date - Time:
12/09/2019 - 14:30
Location:
AllianceBernstein
1345 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10105
Participants:
Simon Hall, National Wildlife Foundation | Pedro Amaral, Proforest | Thais Aleluia, AllianceBernstein | Erica Westenberg, Natural Resource Governance Institute | Celina Merrill, BlackRock | Isabel Munilla, Oxfam America | Patrick O'Connell, AllianceBernstein
Description:
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is an evolving practice with implications for many different sectors. This event will address key themes regarding ESG investing in emerging markets. Four panels will explore the usefulness of ESG data in approaching sovereigns and corporate investments, including some of the most at-risk commodity industries: agriculture and extractives. The agenda will proceed with discussions on: ESG frameworks and methodologies, fiscal transparency risks... read more

November 2019

Date - Time:
11/08/2019 - 12:00
Description:
The World Bank estimates that national oil companies (NOCs) control up to 90% of global oil and gas reserves and represent 14 of the top 20 oil producing firms in the world. NOCs often play an outsize role in emerging market economies, acting as stewards of a country’s resource development. While some operate efficiently and deliver significant revenue to their treasuries, many are plagued with corruption and inefficiency. Despite their important role in determining the future supply, security... read more

October 2019

Date - Time:
10/10/2019 - 17:30
Location:
Mayer Brown
201 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields
London, EC2M 3AF
Description:
The first event in our annual lecture series featured Dr. Mark Mobius speaking on the topic "Invest for Good – Why Responsible Investing is the Future for Emerging Market Investors." Followed by a reception and cocktail hour.

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