There’s still time to join us at tonight’s CFA Society of Boston and PRI event on the growing interest in considering of the “S” factor of ESG – effective integration of social issues into investment decisions.

Our first panel will discuss how big issues – human rights risks, economic inequality, migrant crises – will affect investment decisions in the future. Our second panel will feature case studies from several practitioners who integrating social issues into their investment analysis and decision making.

Panel 1: Social Issues Megatrends – Economic and Financial Implications of Human Rights Risks, Europe’s Migrant Crisis and Economic Inequality & Populism

  • Moderator: Bettina Reinboth, Manager, Social Issues, PRI
  • Ken McPhail, Professor of Accounting and Vice Dean for Social Responsibility, University of Manchester
  • J.Jason Mitchell, Sustainability Strategist and Portfolio Manager, Man Group
  • David Wood, Director of the Initiative for Responsible Investment, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government

Panel 2: Case Studies on Integrating Social Issues

  • Moderator: Justin Sloggett, Senior Manager, Investment Practices, PRI
  • Lauren Compere, Managing Director and the Director of Shareowner Engagement, Boston Common Asset Management
  • Jeremy Cote, CFA, Equity Research Analyst, Trillium Asset Management
  • Robert M. Wilson, Jr., Research Analyst, MFS Investment Management

This CFA Society of Boston and PRI session will take place tonight, May 16th, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm and is hosted at MFS Investment Management. Registration is available at the CFA Society of Boston web site.

Tonight: ESG Integration – How Are Social Issues Influencing Investment Decisions?
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