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Headwinds and Tailwinds: Navigating Indian Financial Markets

Aug 5, 2021


The financial markets are volatile and they will witness bullish and bearish conditions time and again. Moreover, since the world is interconnected today, an economic event, say in the US can have implications in India. But, that should not deter investors from building financial strategies. In this series, we will have engaging discussions with financial experts on understanding the mood of the markets and navigate through headwinds and tailwinds for desired results.

Episode 1:
Capturing the essence of ESG in the Indian market

Sustainable, or Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) investing is gaining steam in India as individuals want to invest in funds that match their personal values and create wealth too. They are adding ESG funds and banking upon the niche segment by identifying companies that are taking responsibility of the environment and society. In this backdrop, it is important to conduct a thorough research, leverage data-backed insights and use technology to make an informed decision. In this exclusive webinar, our experts will explore the market size of ESG funds in India, how can one invest in them and how best-in-class data and analytics can drive performance, growth and innovation for customers and partners.

Discussion Points

  • Decoding ESG
  • Global vs India: Market size of ESG funds
  • Regulatory procedures companies have to follow to be ESG compliant
  • Impact of COVID-19 on ESG investing
  • Essence of ESG in the Indian market
  • Way forward for ESG in India


Deepak Khurana
Proposition Sales Director, Sustainable Finance & Lipper, Asia-Pacific at Refinitiv
Abhay Laijawala,
MD & Fund Manager, Avendus Capital
Harsha Upadhyay
Chief Investment Officer - Equity, President at Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Ltd
Akanksha Sharma
Global-Head ESG, STL - Sterlite Technologies Limited