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US Foundation to Release 2016 Biennial Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends on November 14

Media Teleconference Scheduled for 1:00 p.m. ET

 
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 24, 2016 – The US SIF Foundation will release its biennial Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 9:00 am ET. US SIF CEO Lisa Woll and Trends Report project directors will host a media teleconference the same day at 1:00 p.m. ET. Media are invited to register for the teleconference by emailing ussif@lowecom.com.

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 towards sustainability, focusing on long-term investment and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts. The US SIF Foundation undertakes educational, research and programmatic activities to advance the mission of US SIF and publishes the most comprehensive research quantifying the scope and impact of sustainable and impact investing in the United States.

Said Lisa Woll, CEO, “Increasingly, asset managers, institutional investors, advisors and individuals are moving toward sustainable and impact investing to advance critical social, environmental and governance issues in addition to seeking long-term financial returns. Our biennial Trends report provides extensive data on the assets using one or more sustainable investment strategies and examines a broad range of significant ESG issues such as climate change, human rights, weapons avoidance, and corporate governance. Additionally, for the first time the report includes data on prison related issues and gender lens investing. This report is the only report of its kind in the United States and is extensively used by other institutions and organizations.”

To schedule an interview with Woll or the US SIF Trends Report project directors or to be added to the US SIF news release distribution list, please email ussif@lowecom.com.

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About US SIF
The US SIF Foundation is a 501c3 organization that undertakes educational, research and programmatic activities to advance the mission of US SIF. The Foundation houses the Center for Sustainable Investment Education, which serves the growing need of investment professionals in the United States to gain expertise in the field of sustainable, responsible and impact investment. The Center provides education, trainings, research and thought leadership on sustainable investment to investors, investment advisors, consultants and analysts.

US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is the leading voice advancing sustainable, responsible, and impact investing across all asset classes. Our mission is to rapidly shift investment practices towards 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. Learn more at www.ussif.org.

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