All Press Releases for May 18, 2022

US SEC Commissioner Caroline Crenshaw and Congressman Jamie Raskin to Headline US SIF FORUM 2022

11th annual conference will take place in New Mexico from June 6-8

"We look forward to engaging with the sustainable investment community on the important issues at this year's conference," said Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF.

    WASHINGTON, DC, May 18, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment announced the agenda for their 11th annual conference US SIF FORUM 2022. Plenary speakers include SEC Commissioner Caroline Crenshaw and US Representative Jamie Raskin along with Pulitzer-Prize-winning investigative reporter and author Ian Urbina. Other speakers include Lily Trager, Managing Director and Head of Investing with Impact at Morgan Stanley, Linda-Eling Lee, Global Head of ESG and Climate Research at MSCI, Kate Finn, Executive Director of First Peoples Worldwide and James Andrus, Interim Managing Investment Director, CalPERS. US SIF CEO Lisa Woll will also interview Tim Smith, Senior ESG Advisor, Boston Trust Walden, on the future of shareowner engagement.

At a moment when sustainable investment is rapidly gaining traction across the globe, US SIF will hold FORUM 2022, its first in-person conference since 2019. Attendees will gather June 6-8 in New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort, which features 550-acre grounds nestled in cottonwood forests and overlooking the Sandia Mountains. In between conference sessions, attendees will be able to explore the art, culture, amenities and activities of this unique resort which is owned by the Santa Ana Pueblo.

The conference is from June 7-8, Member Day is on June 6 and the course on The Fundamentals of Sustainable and Impact Investment takes place immediately before the conference. Registration is open on the US SIF conference website.

Topics include:

• Aligning Corporate Climate Goals and Commitments with Your Portfolio
• ESG Metrics in Executive Compensation
• Racial Justice and Investing
• ESG Data and Double Materiality
• Digging Into the Greenwashing Critique
• Investing in Indigenous Opportunities for Impact
• Drowning in Plastics: The Best Way Forward
• Impact Themes for Advisors – What Do Clients Care About?
• The Evolution of ESG in Private Markets

"Sustainable investing is one of the hot topics of 2022, gaining both greater interest and scrutiny. Our conference will offer asset managers and owners, financial advisors and consultants, companies and policymakers with the contacts, context and insights they need today," said Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF. "We look forward to engaging with the sustainable investment community on the important issues at this year's conference."

The annual US SIF FORUM gives attendees an opportunity to network with leaders in the sustainable and impact investing field and to learn about new approaches, trends and policy developments. US SIF conferences are focused on a broad range of environmental, social and governance issues, centered on substantive sessions and exciting networking opportunities.

About US SIF and the US SIF Foundation

US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is the leading voice advancing sustainable investing across all asset classes. Its mission is to rapidly shift investment practices toward sustainability, focusing on long-term investment and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts. US SIF members include investment management and advisory firms, mutual fund companies, asset owners, research firms, financial planners and advisors, community investing organizations and nonprofit associations.

US SIF is supported in its work by the US SIF Foundation, a 501(C)(3) organization that undertakes educational and research activities to advance the mission of US SIF, including offering trainings for advisors and other financial professionals on the Fundamentals of Sustainable and Impact Investment.

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