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Shareholder Values

"Forty-five percent of U.S. households prefer an environmental, social and governance (ESG) approach to investing... Among those between the ages of 30 and 39, this increases to 64%, and for those younger than 30, it is 67%."
-- Cerulli Associates
    October 2018

"The vast majority of Canadian investors are interested in responsible investments (RI) that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, and they would be more likely to choose responsible investments if their financial advisor suggested suitable RI options for them."
-- Responsible
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    June 2017

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


Selected Events

The 29th Annual SRI Conference, November 1-4, 2018, Colorado Springs, USA.
"SRI has seen a growth rate of more than 13% each year since 1995 and now totals over $8.7 trillion in assets. SRI is a mainstream investment strategy AND it holds the power to address our most pressing societal challenges in a way the public sector simply cannot. Join us at the 29th Annual SRI Conference to learn how you can do well by doing good."

Mainstreaming Impact Strategies, November 7-8, 2018, Zug, Switzerland.
"This event’s focus is on the benefit of Impact Investments on under-served communities in Emerging Markets and will explore how Institutional Investors can access investments in this space as fiduciaries. The Summit will explore the progress of leading impact investment portfolios; discover the latest innovations across sectors, themes and asset classes; and identify the steps needed to harness the power of capital markets to build a sustainable, fair, and just economic future where opportunity and prosperity are shared across borders."

Social Finance Forum, November 7-9, 2018, Toronto, Canada.
"Now in its 11th year, the Social Finance Forum, organized and convened by the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, attracts more than 500 investors, entrepreneurs, finance professionals, charity leaders and public service visionaries who are reshaping markets and ensuring that every dollar makes a difference."

Cleantech Forum Asia, November 13-14, 2018, Singapore.
"The aims of Cleantech Forum Asia are to convene the only truly international conference focused exclusively on cleantech innovation in Asia, and provide cleantech stakeholders across the globe an annual opportunity in Asia to exchange viewpoints, and to learn, meet and do deals."

Shareholder Activism Asia, November 15, 2018, Hong Kong.
"This program brings together activists, board directors and corporate management to discuss how activism is unfolding in key Asian markets and their impact on corporate governance and shareholder value."

Sustainability & Risk Management, November 15, 2018, Arlington, VA, USA.
"For Sustainability, Risk, Practice and Subject Matter Experts."

FT Climate Finance Asia Summit, November 21, 2019, Hong Kong.
"The inaugural FT Climate Finance Asia Summit brings together leading Asia companies, investors and financiers to explore the developing trends and emerging opportunities in Asia’s low-carbon transition - from the rise of sustainable investment in Asia to challenges of translating Nationally Determined Commitments (NDCs ) into projects and the growth of green bonds as an important new source of finance for companies across the region."

RI Americas 2018, December 5-6, 2018, New York City, USA.
"This year, we are stepping up another gear in terms of the quality of content and speakers, the depth and rigour with which topics will be addressed, and the ‘challenge’ we are posing ourselves for the event: to address, answer and ‘problem solve’ real sustainable finance questions with a view to driving change and action."

Shareholder Activism, January 24, 2019, New York City, USA.
"This program brings together activists, board directors and corporate management to discuss the state of play in activist engagement and what to expect in the upcoming shareholder season."

ESG5 Summit, April 2019, New York City, USA.
"Capital markets now engage regularly in discussions on how to assess the value of ESG practices on overall company performance, working with companies that integrate ESG into their performance equation to quantify, qualify and assign added-value by experts making buy, sell or hold recommendations. Engage with experts and learn how to apply ESG considerations to your company and your investments."

2019 RIA Conference, April 24-25, 2019, Montreal, Canada.
"Canada's premier conference on responsible investing. Learn about the latest responsible investment, trends & insights. Network with 400 responsible investment professionals."

Ceres Conference 2019, April 29-May 1, 2019, San Francisco, USA.
"The Ceres Conference 2019 will convene more than 600 influential investors, senior corporate executives, policy makers and capital market influencers to reaffirm the business case for sustainability and share best practices to empower leadership, build solutions, and drive change."

Impact Investing, May 2019, Washington DC, USA.
"A step away from other commercially organized conferences, Skytop Strategies and its lead supporter—Rockefeller Capital Management—are convening stakeholders seeking to unpack a timely and relevant discussion... [as] impact investing continues to gain the attention of investors seeking transformational change through the strategic deployment of capital."


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