First-of-its-Kind Gathering Focusing on Integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance Components in Long-Term Business Plans
NEW YORK, NY, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Institutional investors and leading CEOs who are a part of CECP: The CEO Force for Good--a coalition of more than 200 corporations collectively representing $7 trillion in annual revenue--will assemble for the first-ever CEO Investor Forum, held the afternoon of CECP’s 12th annual
US sustainable, responsible and impact (SRI) investing continues to expand. The total US-domiciled assets under management using SRI strategies grew from $6.57 trillion at the start of 2014 to $8.72 trillion at the start of 2016, an increase of 33 percent, as shown in Figure A. These assets now account for more than one out of every five dollars under professional management in the United States.
Our cities are on the frontline of the climate change crisis. Rising sea levels threaten millions of citizens with flooding, while colder winters and hotter summers take their toll on the most vulnerable in our cities. The noxious emissions from vehicles passing through our city centres pollute the air that our children breathe.
In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Cornerstone Capital Group Founder, CEO, and Chair of the Board Erika Karp explored shifting dynamics in the capital markets and the future of investing.
“We’ll know we’ve made it when we just call it ‘investing'," Karp said, referring to what we currently call "sustainable investing," "impact investing," or "values-based investing."