Earth, Wine, and Fi-nance Heads to Hartford
What about the unintended consequences to investing? By investing, are corporations negatively impact the environment, society, community, others? Are these corporations aligned with your values and ethics? Welcome Sustainable Investing – a.k.a Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing (“SRI”) or Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) Investing. Nowadays the world of sustainability has exploded. It’s at the forefront of state and federal legislation, corporate governance, product manufacturing, every-day living, and even finance.
Have some light refreshments, WINE (and craft beer) and join us on Tuesday, November 12th at 6:00 pm for Earth, Wine and Fi-nance – Hartford, a workshop on Sustainable Investing.
What You’ll Learn
- A deeper understanding of what sustainability means and its integration into businesses
- Identify organizations and corporations that are using sustainability, Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) into their corporate practices and business strategy
- Who is making sustainable investment products that can be used for individuals and businesses
- How to augment investment portfolios that align with your values and ethics, and consider long-term economic and sustainable viability
- How to incorporate sustainability into your lifestyle
FREE to all people; however, must be at least 21 to Attend. Light Hors d’oeuvres & Wine (and craft beer) will be provided. Plus A Special Prize to one Attendee.
Tickets can be purchased at EventBrite
- 6:00 – 6:15 pm – Networking
- 6:15 – 7:15 pm – Workshop
- 7:15 – 7:30 pm – Q&A
- 7:30 – 8:00 pm – Networking/Adjourn
James has dedicated his entire career to industries that advance sustainability through environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) issues and sustainable, responsible, impact investing (“SRI”). After working for institutions as an environmental engineer, an investment banker in social infrastructure, a clean energy banker, and, most recently, a clean energy investor in the private equity space, he started Envest Asset Management, LLC (“EAM”). As a grassroots effort to increase sustainable practices and investing to individuals, families, businesses, and non-profits.
Outside of work he is an active board member on two non-profit boards: the Ridgefield Education Foundation (“REF”) in Ridgefield, CT, and the Woodcock Nature Center in Wilton, CT. James holds a BSE in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University and his MBA from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.