Lisa Woll to speak at Institutional Investor's Wealth Management Impact Investing Forum
Lisa Woll will present a session on “Keeping a Pulse on Policy: How Congress and the SEC are Affecting Impact Investors.”WASHINGTON, D.C. (Mar. 11, 2019) – US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is pleased to announce that CEO Lisa Woll will speak at Institutional Investor's Wealth Management Impact Investing Forum in Boston at the Four Seasons Hotel March 19-20. Woll will present a session on Wednesday, March 20, “Keeping a Pulse on Policy: How Congress and the SEC are Affecting Impact Investors.”
Woll's presentation aims to clarify the role of public policy and help stakeholders better identify and support policies that may lead to more robust and effective impact investing markets.
Woll said “US SIF recognizes the profound impact that policymakers and regulators have on the environment in which sustainable investment occurs and on many of the issues sustainable investors care about. Engagement with policymakers is an important strategy used by US SIF to advance the field, including our inaugural Policy Leaders Program.”
Institutional Investor's third annual Impact Investing Forum, “When Impact Goes Mainstream: The Potential and the Problems,” will draw financial advisors and executives from leading wealth management firms across the country. For more information on the conference, please visit the Institutional Investor Forum's website.
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, asset owners, research firms, financial planners and advisors, broker-dealers, community investing organizations and nonprofit associations. The 9th US SIF Annual Conference will take place June 10-12, in Minneapolis, MN.
US SIF is supported in its work by the US SIF Foundation, a 501(C)(3) organization that undertakes educational and research activities to advance the mission of US SIF, including the biennial Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends and the Fundamentals of Sustainable and Impact Investment online training course for financial professionals. Learn more at ussif.org.