Boston Security Analysts Society’s 4th Annual Sustainable Investing Seminar will be held on Thursday, November 17th. Cheryl Smith, CFA, Partner and Portfolio Manager at Trillium will be moderating a panel titled, “A Fresh Perspective on Engagement” with Pat Zerega, Senior Director of Shareholder Advocacy at Mercy Investments and Gergoge Serafeim, Jakursi Family Associate Professor at Harvard Business School. This press release was originally distributed by Boston Security Analysts Society which is solely responsible for its content.
“Sustainable Investing” is often used interchangeably with the terms “Mission-based Investing,” “Green Investing,” “Impact Investing,” “SRI Investing,” “ESG Investing,” and “Ethical Investing.” No matter which term you use, interest in Sustainable Investing is growing. In fact, attendance at this annual event has grown year-over-year with an 85% increase since the first BSAS ESG Seminar in 2013.
Designed to help mainstream professionals navigate sustainable investing challenges, this event will bring together thought leaders, practitioners, asset managers and owners to provide practical advice to meet the needs of an ever-growing investor group demanding the integration of sustainable investing concepts.
The language, tools, and practices of sustainable investing are increasingly being applied in traditional investment environments. At the same time, a large and increasing variety of sustainable investment-focused offerings and products have become available to investors.
“ESG data transparency and research are essential developments for investment research to catch up to these corporate developments, as well as to better connect capital markets to the future needs of our society,” according to keynote speaker John Streur, President and CEO of Calvert Investments.
Additional speakers will include representatives from firms such as Arabesque Asset Management, Merrill Lynch, Morningstar, MSCI, Harvard Business School, and Trillium Asset Management.
Sponsors include Columbia Threadneedle, Morningstar, MSCI, Inc., and Trillium Asset Management. More details, including agenda and speakers, can be found at www.BSAS.org/SustainableInvesting2016.
More details, including agenda and speakers, can be found by visiting http://www.bsas.org/sustainableinvesting2016
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