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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.

WORKING AGENDA & ANTICIPATED SPEAKERS / PRESENTERS

Dear Financial Services CEO: Where are the Women?

Article

 by Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior VP, Global Women’s Strategies, Pax World and Managing Director, Pax Ellevate Management, LLC

For an industry that prides itself on mastering risk management, finding value and uncovering arbitrage opportunities, I think the financial services sector is falling flat. Why? Because most firms are overlooking one of the biggest investment opportunities ever: women.

Quantifying Skills-Based Volunteerism: Common Impact Launches Pro Bono Calculator

Press Release

March 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Common Impact, a nonprofit that connects corporate employees to high-impact nonprofit organizations through skills-based volunteering engagements, launched the Pro Bono Calculator today.  The Pro Bono Calculator is a tool that supports nonprofit leaders and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professionals in quantifying the value and estimating the investment of engaging pro bono talent to address nonprofit capacity building

Climate Change and Women’s Rights: The Opportunity for Action

Blog

by Najada Kumbuli, Officer, Strategic Initiatives at Calvert Foundation

Are you a millennial? I have bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that climate change and gender equality — two key issues you care about — will cost our generation over $30 trillion; that is the equivalent of the American, Chinese and Japanese economies combined. The good news is that, while scary, we can use our voices and investable assets to create real change, quickly!

Data Shows Business Outperforms With Women

Press Release

Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

Matthew Winkler and Angela Sun
(With assistance from Shin Pei)

The World Economic Forum recently released the most comprehensive report to date on global gender equality. It showed that women will get equal pay – in 170 years.

While the news may be disheartening for women and gender equality advocates, it’s particularly grim for another audience: investors.

ESG For Finance Professionals Certification Course Hosted at Baruch College March 15, 2017

G&A & GCA Confirm Agenda With ESG Thought Leaders from MSCI, Bloomberg, RepRisk, SASB, Flat World Partners and more.
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

For information and to register go to: http://tinyurl.com/ESGMarch15

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.

AT&T Accepting Applications for Ed-Tech Accelerator

For- and Non-Profit Organizations Driving Social Impact Can Apply
Blog

SAN FRANCISCO, January 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ — AT&T is calling on innovative ed-tech ventures to apply for the 2017 AT&T Aspire Accelerator.  In its third year, the Aspire Accelerator’s mission is to support innovations that can help every student achieve a bright, successful future—exponentially and at scale.

Impact Investing in the Age of Fintech and Big Data

Blog

by Reggie Stanley, president and CEO of ImpactUs 

New impact investing platform harnesses technology, social networks, and scale to help investors, institutions and their advisors invest with purpose.

Are Millennials the Lost Generation? A Global Perspective

Article

Millennials are often portrayed in the media as lazy, narcissistic and entitled, but these harsh generalisations could not be further from the truth. According to the Rise of the Millennials survey conducted in October 2015 by Standard Life Investments, which seeks to find what motivates millennials, it was found that 61% of the millennials interviewed were worried about the state of the world and felt that they were personally responsible for making a difference.

WHO ARE THE MILLENNIALS?

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