Responsible investing for investors in the real world
For institutional investors today, responsible investing is more than just generating lasting returns– it’s also demonstrating how these investments can impact communities and the world around us for the better. Hear from experts on how to maximize performance while making a difference.
December 3 - Monday
Doors Open for Registration and Pre-Event Networking
Head of Sustainable Business Programs , Bloomberg
Redefining Responsible Investing
What does responsible investing mean to institutional investors in today's economy? What are the ways investors can have a lasting impact on the world? Why do the UN Sustainable Development Goals matter for business? Two pioneers who continue to redefine responsible investing will share their innovative strategies for driving positive impact while generating strong performance.
Moving Beyond the Performance Penalty
According to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, 26 percent of assets under professional management globally are invested using responsible strategies. We’ll take a data-focused look at how asset managers are using responsible investing strategies to outperform traditional investments.
US Responsible Investment Leader , Mercer Investments
RI Spotlight on ‘E’: Perfectly Imperfect: Making the Most of the Food We Produce
Christine Moseley saw 20 billion pounds of cosmetically imperfect or unharvested food being wasted each year. Her company, Full Harvest, set out to change that, and is transforming the food industry in the process. Moseley will explain how reducing food waste is also good for businesses and farms.
Founder & CEO, Full Harvest
RI in the Real World ‘E’: Investing in Natural Resources
Food and water scarcity is driving investment in conservation, sustainable forestry and agriculture, redevelopment of polluted sites, sustainable waste management projects, and water infrastructure. Our solutions-driven panel will discuss how investment in the environment also drives business value.
Nuveen Partner Spotlight: The RI Evolution
Responsible investing has evolved significantly over the past two decades-- in size, scope, and value of these investments. Our speakers explore RI's growth and development and offer their predictions on what's to come and how that may impact future investments.
RI Spotlight on ‘S’: Sustainable Cities for Tomorrow’s World
Investing in building sustainable and inclusive cities promotes the wellbeing of citizens and the environment, spurring positive economic growth. TH Real Estate’s Abigail Dean will highlight her personal and professional journey investing in tomorrow's world.
Head of Sustainability, TH Real Estate, An Affiliate of Nuveen
RI in the Real World ‘S’: Driving Social Change
Urban areas present unique challenges and opportunities for investing in social good. Experts share how investment can solve major urban challenges and generate returns.
RI in the Real World ‘G’: Building an Inclusive Corporate Environment
Companies that address key ESG factors through effective governance tend to be stronger financial performers in the long run. Leaders share their experiences in building inclusive cultures and why diversity has an impact on a company’s bottom line.
Governance in the Boardroom and Beltway
Carlos Gutierrez has a storied career; rising through the ranks at Kellogg’s, in 1999 he became the company’s youngest CEO in the company’s history, boosting the company’s sales. In 2004, he became the Secretary of Commerce under President George W. Bush. Today, he is Co-Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategic advisory firm. In this one-on-one interview he will discuss how to put good governance ideas into practice and how public and private sectors can work together to achieve better outcomes.
Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group
Margo L. Cook
President of Nuveen Advisory Services