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Leading the Way on ESG Investment
July 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
In today’s rapidly evolving economy, major companies are expected to manage investor expectations and take a proactive approach to ESG policies and data transparency. Integrating ESG issues into the investment process is critical to promoting sustainable long-term competitive success and growth that benefits companies, investors, and consumers.
On July 22nd, join us for a virtual panel discussion titled “Leading the way on ESG Investment” composed of executives discussing Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) related policies and practices and their impact on company performance.
Panelists will share their experience and expertise on the following topics:
- How to prioritize and incorporate investing approaches that promote long-term financial growth and align with company values
- Responses to calls from investors and stakeholders for increased transparency and accountability
- How to measure the impact of operations on society, gender equality and the environment
Meet the Speakers:
Matt Orsagh, Senior Director of Capital Markets Policy | As Senior Director, Capital Markets Policy at CFA Institute (CFAI) Matt uses his global knowledge of corporate governance and ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues to best inform CFA Institute strategic planning and research in these areas. He is also a resource to a global network of more than 150 CFA societies on issues pertaining to sustainable investing, socially responsible investing (SRI) and ESG analysis. Matt possesses nearly twenty years relevant work experience in the areas of ESG analysis, ESG integration, executive compensation analysis, equity investment analysis, materiality analysis, and climate change integration. Matt’s work encompasses research, blogs, third-party articles and public speaking appearances at conferences, on television, radio and social media. He is a chartered financial analyst and possesses a certificate in investment performance measurement. Matt earned his Master of Finance from Georgia State University.