Investing for the Earth: Navigating the Sustainable Investing Landscape

Event Details:
When: December 2, 2019 7:00 pm
Location: Green Mountain Club Visitor Center, Waterbury Center, VT

Cost To Attend:
Nonmembers –
VBSR Members –

Registration is open

Date: December 2, 2019

Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm

Place: Green Mountain Club Visitor Center, Waterbury Center, VT

Panel discussion on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing

US domiciled assets under management using sustainable responsible investing strategies increased 38% in two years to $12 trillion at the start of of 2018.Clearly more than a narrow niche.

Learn about ESG and mission-aligned investing, whether it is possible to invest responsibly to make a positive environmental/social impact without sacrificing investment returns. What are non-profits and endowments doing? Are there risks to not investing with an ESG focus?

Come with your questions and opinions, leave with new mission investing financial literacy.

Moderator: Joy Facos – Principal, ESG Research Associates and GMC endowment committee member

Panelists2: Molly Betournay, Director of Social Research and Shareholder Advocacy, Clean Yield Asset Management

David Carris, Wealth Management and Endowment Consultant, UBS Institutional Consulting

For more information, please contact Hope Crifo, Endowment Committee chair, hcrifo@yahoo.com.

1 Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends 2018, US SIF Foundation

2Panelists will not provide investment advice.