First Affirmative Financial Network announced yesterday that it will host a regional BaseCamp in New York City on Wednesday, June 15th from 9:00am to 6:00pm EDT. The one-day regional mini-conference is designed for investors and financial professionals who want to see their money working to change the world through sustainable and socially responsible investing.
Hunter Lovins—author of “Climate Capitalism,” founder and president of Natural Capitalism, Inc. and Natural Capitalism Solutions, and renowned promoter of sustainable development for over 30 years—will give a presentation called “Capitalism in the Age of Climate Change” at the BaseCamp conference. Lovins is a dynamic speaker you won’t want to miss.
The New York BaseCamp will enable participants to interact and learn from national leaders in the fields of SRI and ESG, green investing and sustainable investing, and educate attendees on many methods and programs to guide their clients toward more positive, healthy and transformative investment strategies.
Steve Schueth, president, First Affirmative Financial Network and Hank Boerner, chairman, New York-based Governance & Accountability Institute will present on SRI portfolio risk and performance. Other speakers will include: Richard Liroff, president, Investor Environmental Health Network; Larisa Ruoff, director of shareholder advocacy, Green Century Capital Management; and Adam Kanzer, managing director and general counsel, Domini Social Investments. Kanzer will host a break-out session titled, “What the Frack! The Future of Natural Gas in the U.S.”
Complete BaseCamp New York agenda, list of speakers with photos and bios here.
First Affirmative Financial Network, LLC is an independent fee-only 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 investors. They produce the annual SRI in the Rockies Conference, the premier gathering of sustainable and responsible investors and investment professionals in North America.