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Introduction to Corporate Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) for Investment & Finance Professionals Certification

The Why and How of Applying ESG Factors to Corporate Valuations -- A One-Day Professional Educational Seminar Presented by Governance & Accountability Institute, Global Change Associates and hosted by Baruch College/CUNY

In response to the growing demand for sustainable investing education from asset owners, asset managers, financial analysts and other financial professionals we are pleased to announce a one-day certificate program entitled, "Introduction to Corporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for Investment and Finance Professionals." The program is organized by Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A) in collaboration with Global Change Associates (GCA) and hosted by the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College/CUNY.

This all-day certification program will be presented on Thursday, June 15, 2017. The program is being hosted at Baruch College’s Newman Vertical Campus (55 Lexington Avenue) in midtown Manhattan. The course will begin at 8 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast, leading into a full day of lectures from leaders in the sustainable investing field. A networking lunch is included. Participants will receive a certificate of completion from G&A and GCA at the close of the seminar.


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8.30am - Arrival, Registration & Continental Breakfast

9.00am - Welcoming Remarks
Speaker to be announced representing Baruch College

9.10am - Welcoming and Introduction to Corporate ESG Strategies, Peformance, Actions -- What is Corporate ESG and Why It Really Matters to Shareowners
Hank Boerner, Chairman & Co-Founder, Governance & Accountability Institute

9.20am - Bridging the Perceived Gap Between Corporate Sustainability & Corporate Profitability: Materiality, Risk Management and How Top and Bottom Lines Are Affected
Louis Coppola, EVP & Co-Founder, Governance & Accountability Institute

10.00am - Integrating ESG Factors into Portfolio Construction
Financial Advisor Firm TBA

10.30am - Coffee Break and Networking

10.45am - ESG Analysis, Rating, and Research
Gaurav Trivedi, Senior Associate, ESG, MSCI

11.30am - What Investors Need to Know About the Rising Importance of Impact Investing
Kate Starr (Invited), Founder & CIO, Flat World Partners; formerly Vice President-Capital Deployment, Heron Foundation

12.00pm - Lunch & Networking

1.15pm - About SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board) and More Effective 10-k Disclosure
Eric Kane, Sector Analyst - Health Care, SASB

1.45pm - Case Study of Corporate Malfeasance: The VW Emissions Scandal
Peter Fusaro, Chairman, Global Change Associates

2.30pm - Break

2.45pm - ESG Equity Fundamentals Data Analytics
Hideki Suzuki, ESG Group, Equity Fundamentals Department, Bloomberg LP
Nichole Powers, ESG Analyst, Bloomberg LP

3.30pm - ESG Risk and Integration in Portfolio Management
Raul Manjarin, Global Management Team, RepRisk AG (Switzerland)

4.15pm - About the Baruch CSR-Sustainability Monitor Project
Mert Demir, PhD in Finance, Senior Research Associate, Weismann Center for International Business at Baruch College

4.30pm - Wrap-Up Comments - Seminar Concludes
Looking Beyond Corporate Sustainability & Financial Performance
Hank Boerner, Chairman & Co-Founder, Governance & Accountability Institute
Louis Coppola, EVP & Co-Founder, Governance & Accountability Institute
Peter Fusaro, Chairman, Global Change Associates


Lecturers include leading experts in the sustainable investing field and the session participants will come away with an understanding of why corporate ESG matters in investing, and how to apply ESG factors to corporate valuations; analysis of reputation, risk, opportunity and other aspects of financial analysis.

All participants will have access to all presentations after the seminar. Each attendee will receive a digital copy of Hank Boerner’s new book -- "Trends Converging, A Look Ahead of the Curve for ESG, Sustainability, CR, SRI Professionals."


Cancellation Terms
All cancellations 10 days or less from the day of the event will receive credit towards another training.

Group Discount Rate Available
Register four (4) attendees and get the fifth attendee registration free.

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