CFA Society Boston hosts 6th Annual Sustainable Investing Seminar
on Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Sustainable Investing: Moving Into the Mainstream
November 14, 2018 // BOSTON, MA: – On Wednesday, November 28, 2018 CFA Society Boston will host its 6th Sustainable Investing Seminar, an annual event that provides insights and tools to help attendees understand and integrate sustainable investing practices.
With the increasing number of investment managers incorporating sustainable investing into their decision-making, the goal of this event is to bring together an impressive array of industry professionals to discuss the growing prominence of sustainable investing and the different approaches used to integrate the practice.
Keynote speaker Jeremy Grantham and other noted experts will present on topics such as leveraging capital markets to slow climate change, the future of the electric utilities industry, data privacy and cyber security, and the paradigm shift in impact investing.
“Our Sustainable Investing Seminar has become an important resource for investment professionals who want to better understand and implement this critical component of the future of finance,” said Erinn R. King, Chair, CFA Society Boston. “Attendees will discover how different approaches such as ESG, SRI, and Impact Investing can be integrated into their work – and how they can clarify the best path as sustainable investing moves to the mainstream.”
Additional speakers include Mark McDivitt of State Street Global Exchange, Harvard Business School’s George Serafeim, Peter Fox-Penner of Boston University Institute for Sustainable Investing, Bain Capital’s Kate Ahern, and more.
Sponsors include Aegon Asset Management, Babson’s Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance, Flex Shares, F.L. Putnam, Greenbacker, Longview Strategies, Loomis Sayles, Morningstar, MSCI, Oppenheimer Funds, Pax World Funds, and Sustainalytics. More details, including agenda and speakers, can be found at www.CFABoston.org/SustainableInvesting2018.
About CFA Society Boston
CFA Society Boston is a not-for-profit professional society founded in 1946 that has been a point of connection for the Boston investment community, providing an open forum for the exchange of fresh perspectives on industry issues and promoting ethics and integrity. More than 5,800 investment professionals locally and globally are members of CFA Boston, representing over 650 investment firms. 94 percent of CFA Boston members hold the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from CFA Institute. CFA Boston is a founding society of CFA Institute. For more information, visit www.cfaboston.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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