The Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance Presents: Investors and ESG

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On Thursday, September 27, 2018, The Institute for corporate Governance and Finance will host a conference, “Investors and ESG.” Environmental, social and governance (ESG) refers to the three central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of an investment in a company or business.

2:00 pm: Registration

2:30 pm: Welcome/Introduction

2:45 to 4:00 pm: Panel 1: Academic Perspectives – Edward Rock, moderator
Robert Eccles (Oxford Said)
Ronald Gilson (Columbia)
Janis Sarra (UBC)
Max Schazenbach (Northwestern)

4:15 to 5:30 pm: Panel 2: Implementation of ESG Investing Strategies – Wendell Willkie, moderator
Michelle Edkins (Global Head, Investment Stewardship, BlackRock)
Rakhi Kumar (Head of ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship, State Street)
Charles Penner (Partner, JANA)
Eva Zlotnicka (Vice President, ValueAct)

5:45 to 7:00 pm: Panel 3: The Perspective from the C-Suite – Martin Lipton, moderator
John Hess (CEO, Hess Corporation)
Barbara Novick (Vice Chairman, BlackRock)
Ronald O’Hanley (President and COO, State Street)
Jeff Ubben (Founder and CEO, ValueAct)

7:00 pm: Reception

NYU School of Law
40 Washington Square South, Vanderbilt Hall
Greenberg Lounge
New York, NY 10012

RSVP through the link below by September 21: