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December 2016

Moving the Market: the Inaugural SASB Symposium

December 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Park Central Hotel, 870 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019 United States
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SASB's Inaugural Symposium on December 1st in New York City is the first convening to explore the unique intersection between sustainability, finance, accounting, and law.  An outstanding group of speakers and panelists will explore practical questions about the materiality of sustainability information and its relevance to the capital markets.  Attendees will come away with a robust high-level view and a deeper understanding of how sustainability factors drive value and how to use sustainability information to inform corporate strategies or investment…

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November 2016

2016 BSAS Sustainable Investing seminar

November 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

The 4th annual BSAS Sustainable Investing Seminar will take place on November 17th at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. We are pleased to again have an outstanding lineup of speakers and panelists joining us. Additional seminar information and registration is here at the BSAS web site. A PDF version of the agenda (without session notes) 7:30am - Registration Opens 7:45am - Continental Breakfast 8:45am - Welcome and Introductions Michael Greis, CFA, Principal, Riverbend Advisors and Chair of the Seminar Committee 9:00am…

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Using SASB Standards in Valuation: A Hands-On Workshop

November 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sheraton Boston, 39 Dalton St.
Boston, MA 02199 United States
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The BSAS and SASB are very pleased to offer Using SASB Standards in Valuation: A Hands-On Workshop from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Wednesday, November 16th, the afternoon before our 4th annual full-day BSAS Sustainable Investing seminar on November 17th. Both events will take place at the Boston Sheraton hotel. You can register for both at the BSAS web site, and also get a discount on the workshop. Please join Michael Kinstlick, Head of Standards Setting at SASB, for…

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October 2016

Venture Exchanges in the US – has the time come?

October 5, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Ritz-Carlton Boston Common, 10 Avery St.
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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A Venture Exchange is a market for equity capital with less strict listing and regulatory rules to serve smaller and startup companies. The idea is that a lighter-regulatory touch would encourage more small, start-up companies to use the public markets to raise capital, in part to replace commercial banks who have reduced lending to these companies, in part in response to regulatory capital requirements. A venture exchange in the US could make opportunities in new and emerging technologies and business…

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September 2016

BASIC Event: Divestment and Reinvesting in Massachusetts Companies

September 19, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Old West Church, 131 Cambridge St.
Boston, MA United States
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Over the past five years, Massachusetts has become the national incubator for social ventures, clean technologies, and innovative business solutions to climate change. The Climate Action Business Association has developed a new series of reports, Local Emerging Market Reports (LEMR) to offer a spotlight on further opportunities for leadership in the transition to a carbon free economy. The goal is to support local entrepreneurs, early adopters, investors, and others looking for market solutions to fuel the transition to a carbon…

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May 2016

Massachusetts Clean Energy Day

May 19, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sponsored by the Northeast Clean Energy Council, Massachusetts Clean Energy Day is an annual showcase of the growing vitality of the clean energy industry and the importance of consistent policy support as a means of catalyzing the state’s - and our region’s - economy. Massachusetts Clean Energy Day takes place at the Massachusetts State House. The speaking program and a clean energy showcase at the Grand Staircase are open to the public. The speaking program includes brief remarks by legislative…

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2016 Green Business Awards Breakfast

May 19, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Newton Marriott Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA United States
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Join us as the Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce's annual Green Business Breakfast returns to the outdoor pavilion along the picturesque banks of the Charles River at the Newton Marriott Hotel. This year’s featured speaker will be Maryrose Sylvester, a GE executive who is part of the team relocating to Boston this year. Sylvester is president and CEO of Current powered by GE, a first-of-its kind energy company that integrates GE’s LED, solar, energy storage and electric vehicle businesses with…

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June 2013

Restructuring Roundtable: ISO-New England’s Generation Retirement Study & 2020 Resource Options for New England

June 14, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Foley Hoag, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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ISO-New England's recent analysis for its forthcoming report on generation retirement concludes that, due to a number of factors, 28 oil- and coal-fired generators in New England (representing 8,300 MW) are at risk of retirement by the end of the decade. Raab Associates' 135th New England Electric Restructuring Roundtable on June 14th will focus on understanding ISO's analysis, and exploring the ramifications for New England of potentially losing over one quarter of its generation capacity in less than a decade.…

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DoER Post-400 MW Solar Policy Development Stakeholder Meeting

June 7, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gardner Auditorium, Massachusetts State House
Boston, United States
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The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DoER) will hold a Stakeholder Meeting from 10:00am to noon on June 7, 2013 in the Gardner Auditorium in the State House in Boston. At the public meeting, DOER will present its proposed policy for the post-400 MW solar program. The policy will support Governor Patrick’s recent announcement of a new solar goal for the Commonwealth of 1600 MW installed by 2020.

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May 2013

Sustainable Investing: Hype or Opportunity – Society of Quantitative Analysts Fuzzy Day 2013

May 31, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NY SSA Conference Center, 1540 Broadway, 10th Floor (45th St/Times Sq)
New York, NY 10063 United States
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This marquis full-day program of the Society of Quantitative Analysts will be held on Friday, May 31st 2013 at the NY Society of Security Analysts conference center. The session will bring leading experts from U.S., Europe and Australia to present cutting-edge research in the field of socially responsible investing, and also to address possible skepticism with the field's investment opportunities. The program will cover climate change risk, alternative energy, ESG investing, carbon emission pricing, ethical asset management, and more. Details,…

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