US SIF CEO Lisa Woll to Speak at Morgan Stanley "Investing with Impact" Event February 9

Morgan Stanley event will feature CEO Lisa Woll on a panel discussing impact investing opportunities in 2017.
Washington, D.C., January 11, 2017– Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment, will speak at a Morgan Stanley “Investing with Impact” event in Santa Monica, CA on Thursday, February 9 from 5:00-7:00pm.

This complimentary event will focus on the opportunities and challenges for sustainable and impact investing in 2017. Lisa Woll will speak on the “Opportunity for Impact Investing 2017” panel and will share insights from the US SIF Foundation's 2016 Biennial Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends, the most comprehensive study of US asset managers and institutional investors using one or more sustainable investment strategies.

Other panelists include Lisa Richter, Managing Partner at Avivar Capital and Katy Zhao, Vice President of Equity Model Portfolio Solutions at Morgan Stanley. The panel will be moderated by Morgan Stanley financial advisor and event organizer, Darya Allen-Attar. Ms. Allen-Attar focuses on strategic wealth management for high net worth families, nonprofits, foundations and endowments.

For more information or to register for the event, please contact Darya Allen-Attar at

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. 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. US SIF produces a highly regarded conference each year. A New Climate for Investing in Impact will be held in Chicago from May 11-12. Learn more at