CSR Investing Summit

July 2015


8:00 AM - 6:15 PM

Hosted By
S-Network Global Indexes, Inc.

Thomson Reuters Building
3 Times Square - 30th Floor
New York, NY 10036
(7th Ave bet 42nd - 43rd St)

$395 Per Ticket

$195 for CAIAs, CFAs, FRMs, PRMs, and members of partnering professional networks*

$145 for students and academics*

$50 Discount for Payment Received by 7/15/15

Admission Limited to First 120 Registrants

No Refunds

*Please e-mail llachman@snetworkinc.com

Summer in the City

3rd Annual CSR Investing Summit


The Summer in the City 3rd Annual CSR Investing Summit is an all-day conference offering the opportunity to discuss experiences and viewpoints on how to define, manage, and measure responsible investing. The conference includes expert practitioners in the following groups: plan sponsors, endowments, consultants, academics, non-governmental organizations, the sell side, and media.  Attire is informal and networking is encouraged.


Last Year’s Summit Highlights Included:

  • Intel Corporation recognized as highest-rated US company in ESG performance for 2013
  • Keynote address by Dr. Allen Sinai, CEO and Chief Global Economist of Decision Economics
  • Panel contrasting the fossil-free approach to investing in energy companies
  • Panel querying investment officers from two major pension plans and a university endowment
  • Presentation of research findings linking high ESG ratings to increased investment portfolio performance
  • Diverse panel of speakers including:
    • Christina M. Alfonso, Founder & CEO, Madeira Global
    • Herbert Blank, Managing Director, S-Network ESG Solutions
    • Danielle Chesebrough, Senior Manager Investment Engagements, UN Global Compact
    • Michelle Clayman, Founder & Managing Principal, New Amsterdam Partners
    • Stephen Davis, Director, Harvard Law School Initiative
    • Indrani De, Director of Quantitative Research, New Amsterdam Partners
    • Chris Dieterich, Money & Investing Reporter, Wall Street Journal
    • Patsy Doerr, Head of Diversity & Inclusion and Corporate Responsibility, Thomson Reuters
    • Ingrid Dyott CFA, Vice President, Neuberger Berman
    • Nicholas S. Elfner, Director of Corporate Research, Breckinridge Capital Advisors
    • Lucas Garland, Director, Thomson Reuters Indices - Americas
    • Michael Garland, Assistant Comptroller for ESG, New Yorck City Comptroller
    • Bahar Gidwani, Co-Founder & CEO, CSRHub
    • Linda Giuliano, Senior VP & Chief Administrative Officer for the Equities Group, AllianceBernstein
    • Evan Harvey, Managing Director, Corporate Sustainability, NASDAQ
    • Susan Hume, Associate Professor of Finance, The College of New Jersey
    • Michael Jacobson, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Intel Corporation
    • Carla Jones, Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO, Thomson Reuters
    • Joseph M. Kinard, Investment Committee Member, Board of Pensions
    • Cary Krosinsky, Executive Director, Network for Sustainable Financial Markets
    • Lauren Tara LaCapra, Team Leader, Financial Services Coverage, Reuters News
    • Joseph LaCorte, CEO, S-Network Global Indexes
    • Paula Luff, Vice President CSR, Hess Corporation
    • John Lukomnik, Executive Director, IRCC Institute
    • Robert M. McCormick, Chief Policy Officer, Glass Lewis & Co.
    • David Nawrocki, Professor of Finance, Villanova University
    • Laura Nishikawa, VP & Head of Fixed Income ESG Research, MSCI ESG Research
    • Zach Oleksiuk, Head Americas Corporate Governance & Responsible Investment, BlackRock
    • Renny Ponvert, Founder & CEO, Management CV
    • Alec Rapaport, Managing Director - Fixed Income, Commonfund Asset Management
    • Amy Resnick, Executive Editor, Pensions & Investments
    • Henry Shilling, Senior VP, Moody's Analytics
    • Allen Sinai, Chief Global Economist & President, Decision Economics
    • Rekha, Unnithan, Director, TIAA-CREF
    • John K.S. Wilson, Head of Corporate Governance & Research, Cornerstone Capital Group

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