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June 15 New Date Locked In: Introduction to Corporate ESG for Investment & Finance Professionals Certification

The why and how of applying ESG to corporate valuations
Press Release

April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - New date locked in for the second Introduction to Corporate ESG for Investment & Finance Professionals Certification scheduled for June 15, 2017. This full-day course is offered by Governance & Accountability Institute and Global Change Associates and is being hosted at Baruch College/CUNY at The Newman Vertical Campus in New York City.

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Women Building Careers in Impact Investing

by Jenn Pryce, President and CEO, Calvert Foundation
Blog

What do an artificial heart, the theater, and Gabon all have in common? From where you’re sitting, probably not much. For me, however, they are key facets of my life that have led me to a career in impact investing.

Momentum Grows for Gender Lens Investing

Blog

New article by Patricia Farrar-Rivas, CEO; with Alison Pyott and Luisamaria Ruiz Carlile, Veris Wealth Partners

In the world of Sustainable and Impact Investing, few ideas have captured the imagination as quickly as Gender Lens Investing (“GLI”).

What is The New Normal?

How CECP is connecting leading CEOs with strategic investors to discuss a long-term investment framework
Multimedia with summary

Screened at the 12th Annual Board of Boards in New York City on February 27, 2017, this video accompanied the formal launch of Strategic Investor Initiative (SII), the first step in the effort to move trillions in capital by working with leading companies to develop and deliver their long-term plans to strategic investors.

Introduction to Corporate Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) for Investment & Finance Professionals Certification -March 15, 2017

A One-Day Professional Educational Seminar Presented by Governance & Accountability Institute, Global Change Associates and hosted by Baruch College/CUNY
Press Release

- The Why and How of Applying ESG Factors to Corporate Valuations

A One-Day Professional Educational Seminar Presented by Governance & Accountability Institute, Global Change Associates and hosted by Baruch College/CUNY

How Millennials are using Data to Power the Impact Investing Movement

How the Case Foundation Influences Capital
Article

by Sean Tennerson, Program Officer, The Case Foundation 

For those of you who know the Case Foundation, we’re bullish on the impact investing movement and the power of private capital for public good. While still a relatively small market, impact investments are surging, with some seeing a trillion-dollar market potential by 2020. Against that context, we do a lot of thinking about what is standing in the way of tipping significantly more interested investors to activated investors.

Leading Institutional Investors Gather to Hear Long-Term Plan Presentations from Leaders of the World’s Largest Companies

First-of-its-Kind Gathering Focusing on Integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance Components in Long-Term Business Plans
Press Release

NEW YORK, NY, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/  — Institutional investors and leading CEOs who are a part of CECP: The CEO Force for Good--a coalition of more than 200 corporations collectively representing $7 trillion in annual revenue--will assemble for the first-ever CEO Investor Forum, held the afternoon of CECP’s 12th annual 

Fighting Global Poverty Through Impact Investing & Partnerships: A Conversation with Yasmina Zaidman of Acumen

Multimedia with summary

“The status quo isn't going to cut it anymore, and so everywhere we go, we're looking for people who really believe in change and the kind of leadership that that requires.” - Yasmina Zaidman

Barclays Researchers on "Green Bonds": Small-but-Steady Performance Benefits Possible, With Little Evidence of Negative Impact

SustainabilityHQ Highlights (12.08.2016)
Newsletter

The investment community -- especially fiduciaries -- continues to have a flow of more "green" products being made available from a growing number of issuers and their intermediaries; these include "green bonds."  Charting this trend, a team of Barclays managers and researchers issued a report as part of the "Barclays Impact Series."  Their findings: ESG investing can have a positive effect on portfolios for institutional and individual investors.  There are small-but-steady performance benefits and no evidence of a negative impact for such investing.

For Finance/Investing Professionals: "ESG" in Focus in All Day Workshop Hosted at Baruch College/CUNY

SustainabilityHQ Highlights (11.10.2016)
Newsletter

The interest in sustainable investing continues to rise in the mainstream investment community.  Numerous data & analytics providers, ratings & rankings organizations, and other influentials are busily shaping new approaches in and for the mainstream investment community. Corporate “ESG” factors are an important addition to the ubiquitous Bloomberg terminals, as example (i.e.

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