Leading Impact Investing, SRI Experts Join the SRI Conference Line-up

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Largest Annual Meeting of SRI Professionals Confirms 3 New Major Speakers; Rise of Impact Investing to be Focus of The 26th Annual SRI Conference-Agenda Now Available Online.

COLORADO SPRINGS (June 30, 2015)-Leading experts on impact investing will be featured here during The SRI Conference (http://www.SRIConference.com) November 3-5, 2015. Among the major speakers and presenters will be top experts from the Paulson Institute, Domini Social Investments, and Bloomberg.

Titled "All In For Impact," The SRI Conference will be a major magnet for investment industry professionals and those in the philanthropy and foundation worlds. For the current version of The SRI Conference agenda, go to http://www.sriconference.com/agenda/2015-conference-agenda.html.

Among the major speakers will be:

  • Kate Gordon, vice chair for Climate and Sustainable Urbanization, Paulson Institute.  Ms. Gordon provides overall strategy and coordination for the Institute's climate change, air quality, and sustainable urbanization programs both in the U.S. and China. She is senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal as one of the paper's "Energy Experts." At The SRI Conference, Gordon will participate in a panel focusing on climate change "winners and losers."
  • Amy L. Domini, founder and CEO, Domini Social Investments.  Domini Social Investments offers the Domini Social Equity Fund, the Domini International Social Equity Fund, and the Domini Social Bond Fund. In 2005, Ms. Domini was named by Time magazine as one of the world's 100 most influential people.  She was honored at the inaugural meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative for helping protect children and the environment through the Domini Global Giving Fund. At The SRI Conference, Domini will be recognized as a SRI Pioneer and deliver remarks referencing her history of industry leadership and outlining important new developments.
  • Curtis Ravenel, global head, Sustainable Business & Finance, Bloomberg L.P.  Mr. Ravenel served as the financial controller for Asia and Capital Planning and Financial Analysis Groups. He is a member of the Advisory Board of GreenWizard Inc. He is active as a member of the Advisory Board, where he integrates sustainability considerations into all operations and evaluates market risks and opportunities. Ravenel also serves on the board of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). At The SRI Conference, Ravenel will co-host an impact investing-focused discussion entitled "Managing and Monitoring Metrics for Impact."

First Affirmative Financial Network President, Steve Schueth, said: "In 2015, The SRI Conference will put investing for impact in the spotlight, with insights and discussion from many of the industry's leading experts. We will be exploring a multitude of investment strategies that can help any investor go 'All In For Impact.' We are excited to announce the official agenda for The SRI Conference today, and to highlight the confirmation of three new top-level speakers, who will have a broad appeal to responsible investors of all sizes and motivations."

ABOUT THE SRI CONFERENCE: The SRI Conference is the premier annual forum for investors and investment professionals engaged in sustainable, responsible, impact (SRI) investing. The 2015 conference will also appeal to philanthropic institutions and foundations eager to learn more about investing for impact. The elevated national attention on impact has produced a record number of proposals for speakers, presentations, and panel discussions for the 2015 conference agenda. For updates on the conference agenda, visit http://www.sriconference.com/agenda/2015-conference-agenda.html.

MEDIA CONTACT:  Patrick Mitchell at (703) 276-3266 or pmitchell@hastingsgroup.com.

EDITOR'SNOTE:  For assistance with registration and sponsorships, please contact Krystala Kalil at 888-774-2663 or Krystala@SRIconference.com.

The SRI Conference - on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing (http://www.SRIConference.com) is produced by First Affirmative Financial Network, LLC (), an independent Registered Investment Advisor (SEC File #801-56587) offering investment consulting and asset management services through a nationwide network of investment professionals who specialize in serving socially conscious, impact-oriented investors.