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ISSP WEBINAR: Connecting Corporate Sustainability and the Financial Services Sector

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 12:00pm - 12:59pm
Event Location: 
Online - Confirmation email to follow registration
United States

FREE ISSP WEBINAR: Connecting Corporate Sustainability and the Financial Services Sector
10/07/10 3PM ET | 2PM CT | 1PM MT | 12PM PT

It’s a free event but we request that you RSVP here: http://isspwebinaresg.eventbrite.com

International Society of Sustainability Professionals’ free monthly Webinars provide members and all those involved in sustainability an opportunity to connect and network with others in the field and to discuss issues with the presenters, who are well known subject matter experts.

Join ISSP’s Webinar Connecting Corporate Sustainability and the Financial Services Sector, Thursday, October 07, 2010 at 12:00PM Pacific Time-USA with expert presenters Peter Soyka, President of Soyka & Company, LLC and Ira Feldman, president and senior counsel of greentrack strategies.

Their remarks will offer a close look at the relevance, trends, and implications of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) information to both sustainability practitioners and financial sector participants.

- Sustainability professionals will better understand how ESG information is used.
- Investment, insurance, and lending professionals will better understand how ESG issues affect the value of their investments and portfolios.

Specifically, this webinar will address:
• How ESG performance influences security risk and opportunity
• Changing stakeholder expectations for corporate social responsibility
• The importance of and dramatic growth in socially responsible investing (SRI)
• How corporate ESG data are used in the financial services sector
• Advances in investor (SRI and other) sophistication concerning ESG issues
• The entry of large mainstream financial sector institutions into the ESG space
• Activist investors, and
• Emerging trends and growing expertise in other markets, particularly Europe.

For more information, visit: http://sustainabilityprofessionals.org/free-issp-webinar-connecting-corp...

Free Webinar: It’s a free event but we request that you RSVP here: http://isspwebinaresg.eventbrite.com

Please contact Christy Nordstrom at [email protected] if you need help with registration or have questions.

ISSP (http://sustainabilityprofessionals.org) is a non-profit, member-driven association for professionals who are committed to making sustainability standard practice. Members share resources and best practices, and develop themselves professionally. Workshops, webinars, special reports and salary surveys are just a sampling of the rich content offered.

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Online - Confirmation email to follow registration
United States
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