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Shareholder Values

 
"Almost three-quarters of investors (74 percent) would be more likely to work with an advisor who could give them competitive investment returns from investments that also made a positive impact on society and 65 percent of investors would be more likely to stay with an advisor who could discuss responsible investing with them."
--
TIAA Global Asset
    Management
(USA)
    May 2016

"92% of Canadians say that it's important to choose investments that are aligned with their values. By contrast, only 14% of advisors raised the topic of RI [responsible investing] with their clients."
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Deb Abbey referring
    to 2014 NEI study
    Investment
    Executive
   
(Canada) April 2015

"70% of people [in UK] want to invest ethically but the financial services industry is failing to respond." Referencing research by Abundance.
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Acquisition
    International
   
(UK) June 2015

 

Selected Events

ESG Integration Course, March 3-4, 2017, Washington, USA.
"Our ESG integration training programme helps investors identify, analyse and integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) information into the investment process and has been developed as part of the European Commission project. This is an international programme which has been developed ‘by investors, for investors.’

Shaping the Future of Impact and Sustainable Development Investing, March 21-22, 2017, The Hague, The Netherlands.
"The Impact Summit Europe is an investor- and invitation-only conference that aims to catalyse private institutional capital to support the financing of the SDGs and the mainstreaming of impact and sustainable development investing."

16th Annual Wall Street Green Summit, March 27, 2017, New York City, USA.
"The 16th Annual Wall Street Green Summit is the longest running and most comprehensive sustainable finance event in the industry. Launched in 2002 by Peter Fusaro, the Wall Street Green Summit covers cutting edge content, industry developments and features the practitioners and the leaders of tomorrow."

Water: Risk, Opportunity and Sustainability 2017, April 5, 2017, London, UK.
"There is an urgent need for investment in water infrastructure, technology, and services in order to maintain water supply to industries and populations alike. This is the wake-up call for a significant increase in funding for the utilities sector."

ESG3 Summit, April 7, 2017, New York City, USA.
"Engage with institutional shareholders, public company management, ESG practice and capital markets experts on how to leverage favorable consideration in the capital markets from sustainable ESG practices"

Impact Capitalism Summit, April 25-26, 2017, Chicago, USA.
"The Summit is an excellent forum to develop relationships, to gain insight into successful strategies across industry segments and to learn from leaders who are mainstreaming impact investing."

The Ceres Conference, April 26-27, 2017, San Francisco, USA.
"Join us at the Ceres Conference 2017... as we hear from leaders... [and] major corporations... integrating innovative sustainable solutions and adding value for investors and consumers, while protecting the health of the planet and its people."

The Responsible Finance & Investment Summit, May 3-4, 2017, Zurich, Switzerland.
"This... Summit brings together key stakeholders within responsible finance to build connections to new growth opportunities and more measurable impact. The Summit will play a vital role in connecting representatives from across the responsible finance industry to build on the growing cooperation between SRI, ESG and Islamic finance."

Cleantech Forum Europe, May 16-18, 2017, Helsinki, Finland.
"Now in its 13th year, Cleantech Forum Europe continues to be the place to create connections, to connect the dots across multiple industrial sectors being disrupted by information, bio and clean technology innovations, and to enjoy the annual Forum Awards dinner, the gathering of the leading upstarts, investors and incumbent corporations in ever more glamorous settings!"

Canada's 2017 RIA Conference, June 1-2, 2017, Vancouver, Canada.
"Join over 300 delegates from Canada and around the world at the 2017 RIA Conference, the premier event in Canada for responsible investment professionals... Delegates include financial advisors, mutual fund companies, financial institutions, investment management firms, ESG research firms, consultants, community development organizations and asset owners such as pension funds & foundations."

Global Sustainable Finance Conference (GSFC), July 13-14, 2017, Karlsruhe, Germany.
"The GSFC, which is being held annually since 2011, is the premier and distinctive international platform for proposing practical measures for the sustainability transformation of financial institutions. During the upcoming conference, the senior leadership of financial institutions and other stakeholders will meet to examine emerging trends, find answers to pressing challenges and discuss the shaping of 21st century banking and finance."

Impact Capitalism Summit, July 19-20, 2017, Nantucket, USA.
"The Impact Capitalism Summit is for family offices, high net worth individuals, and family foundations deploying capital across asset classes for return and impact."

TBLI CONFERENCE NORDIC 2017, September 28-29, 2017, Stockholm, Sweden.
"What to expect • A carefully curated program tailored for both ESG and Impact Investors • Practical Workshops with case studies, market analysis and lessons learned • Interactive TBLI Masterclasses on opportunities, innovation and risks • High-Level Plenary Sessions with seasoned ESG investors, entrepreneurs, CSR and SRI specialists • Entrepreneur Pitching Salon featuring pre-qualified businesses."

#AllinForImpact, November 1-3, 2017, San Diego, USA.
"The SRI Conference - on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing serves thought leaders, investors, and investment professionals in the ESG, Shareowner Advocacy, and Impact Investing space... Now in our 27th year, The SRI Conference continues to offer a robust agenda covering innovative financial products, emerging topics, and compelling industry issues as well as its legendary networking opportunities."

 

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