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Understanding South Africa’s Climate Challenge: An investors’ journey

MSCI’s African Insights – Understanding Climate Change in South Africa: Assessment, Transition and Transformation

Our series kicks off on July 7th with Understanding South Africa’s Climate Challenge, An investor's journey. Join us as we explore South Africa’s climate challenge through the lens of an institutional investor.

Hear from keynote speaker Professor Harald Winkler, Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town, as he guides us through South Africa’s position in the global climate debate and outlines possible future transition pathways. This will be followed by a panelist discussion with Gareth Allison, MSCI, Jon Duncan, Old Mutual Group and  Ndabe Mkhize, Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. Panelists will share some of their own challenges and experiences in managing this topic, as well as some of the opportunities available to help address climate risk in South Africa.


  • Insights on South Africa’s long term climate trajectory
  • Understand challenges and opportunities facing institutional investors
  • Explore possible opportunities available to address climate risk in South Africa

July 7, 2020



2:00 p.m. BST London
3:00 p.m. SAST Cape Town
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