Setting the Scene: Food & Agri Principles for Financials

Investors are aware of the risks to biodiversity, and they understand it has economic implications. Much of the world’s economy is critically dependent on healthy ecosystems and people understand that. During the 2-day Setting the Scene: Food & Agri Principles for Financials we explore the link between climate change and biodiversity.

Organised by Wageningen Academy
Duration 2 days
Course Format On-site
Credits Certificate

This programme is not open for registration yet.
You can already show your interest.

For whom is Setting the Scene?

This programme offers finance professionals some first science-based insights in Food & Agri (F&A) principles, to understand and assess the risks in F&A investments. Only 25 seats available for this interactive live event.

41% of investors say biodiversity is a significant factor in investment policy today.
Source: 2022 Global Climate Survey by Robeco

Why join Settting the Scene?

Participating gives you inspiration and first in-depth insights on the biodiversity impact of your investment approach. This high impact learning event is a mix of inspiration sessions and practical cases, rooted in a risk management structure. You’ll learn the right questions to ask, recognizing the complexity of the systemic nature of agri-food systems.

Programme Setting the Scene

Bird’s view on multiple type of food & ag solutions, varying from more sustainable management of natural resources to alternative business models.

A structured risk management framework guides you through this 2-day event:

  • risk awareness
  • risk analysis: which tools assess the risk, how to deal with uncertainty, what are relevant scenarios?
  • risk management: resilience and sustainability enhancing strategies that fit in various contexts, strategies fitting a system approach, holistic resource management, enabling governance
  • impact thinking - beyond profitability, short-term and long-term

Join us on 19 & 20 September

Many investors (46%) assess their knowledge and understanding of biodiversity as being limited.”
Source: 2022 Global Climate Survey by Robeco

Show your interest in Setting the Scene, using this form. Later this month we’ll send you the more detailed programme.

More information

For application information and further questions, do not hesitate to contact programme manager Miel Hooijdonk.