US SIF CEO Lisa Woll to Open Skytop Strategies' "Impact Investing" Conference in Washington, D.C. on May 3
Ms. Woll will lead a presentation titled “Impact Investing: State of Play in the Rapidly Unfolding Investment Strategy.”WASHINGTON, D.C., May 2, 2018 – Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment, will be speaking at Skytop Strategies' “Impact Investing” conference at the Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington, D.C. on May 3, 2018.
Skytop Strategies' annual “Impact Investing” event brings together innovative thought leaders and practice experts who are helping to shape the ever-growing world of impact investing. The aim of the conference is to convene stakeholders to partake in a timely and relevant discussion on what to expect for the future of impact investing as it continues to bridge the gap between purpose and profit. Ms. Woll will lead off the conference directly following opening remarks by Skytop Strategies' CEO with a presentation titled: “Impact Investing: State of Play in the Rapidly Unfolding Investment Strategy.”
Said Lisa Woll, “It's an honor to be a speaker at this year's Skytop Strategies conference. The conference aligns closely with US SIF's belief that the strategic deployment of capital can lead to powerful and transformational change. The conference will be an exciting opportunity to discuss the future of impact investing and continue to play a key role in shaping the field of responsible investing.”
On May 4, Ms. Woll will also discuss sustainable and impact investing with the members of the Chesapeake Bay Commission, a tristate legislative commission created to advise the members of the general assemblies of Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland on matters of Bay-wide concern.
Woll has been the CEO of US SIF and the US SIF Foundation since 2006. US SIF and the US Foundation advance sustainable investing through research, training, education, convenings, networking, policy and media outreach. The US SIF Foundation's biennial Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends, which will be released in late 2018, is the most comprehensive assessment of the field of sustainable and impact investing in the United States. US SIF also produces a highly regarded conference each year. Investing for a Sustainable World will be held in Washington, D.C. May 30–June 1.
More information on Skytop Strategies' “Impact Investing” event can be found here.
About US SIF
US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is the leading voice advancing sustainable, responsible and impact investing across all asset classes. Its mission is to rapidly shift investment practices toward sustainability, focusing on long-term investment and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts. US SIF members include investment management and advisory firms, mutual fund companies, research firms, financial planners and advisors, broker-dealers, community investing organizations, nonprofit associations, and pension funds, foundations and other asset owners.
US SIF is supported in its work by the US SIF Foundation, a 501(C)(3) organization that undertakes educational, research and programmatic activities to advance the mission of US SIF, including offering trainings on the Fundamentals of Sustainable and Impact Investment. Learn more at www.ussif.org.