Women in Sustainable Investing – Please RSVP
Wednesday April 10th, 8:15pm, 602 Lewisohn
Please join the Earth Institute’s Women & Sustainability Group, for a panel discussion on sustainable investing and how women from the UN Global Compact, UN Principles for Responsible Investment and Wealth Management define their careers in sustainability.
Come learn about:
- Their career paths in sustainability
- Challenges they faced
- And the future outlook of the sustainable investing industry
Speakers: Sarah Bostwick, Manager, Communication on Progress at the United Nations Global Compact; Danielle Chesebrough, Manager of Investor Engagements with United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment; Lori Choi, Wealth Manager and CFA Charterholder , Veris Wealth Partners
Bio’s can be found below.
Sarah Bostwick, Manager, Communication on Progress at the United Nations Global Compact
Sustainability practitioner and consultant interested in helping business drive sustainable development by becoming more competitive. 7+ years experience in private and civil sector, especially in Latin America. Sarah has been working with the UNGC for the past 10 months, prior to which she was a Sustainability Consultant at BSD Consulting (Mexico) where she led business expansion into Mexican market, including strategic and operational management of the Mexican office. She has also spent 1 year in Zurich with UBS responsible for their Graduate Sourcing project and with AIESEC in Argentine working as Corporate Responsibility Program Coordinator. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political science degree from University of Michigan.
Danielle Chesebrough, Manager of Investor Engagements with United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment
Her role includes developing, coordinating and facilitating investor engagements, with a focus on UN Global Compact principles and initiatives. Danielle also assists in the coordination of the Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative that addresses the various ways in which stock exchanges can promote sustainable business practices. Previously, Danielle worked in ESG client services as MSCI. Prior to joining the client services team, she conducted ESG analysis and led engagements with publicly traded healthcare, food and beverage, and consumer products companies. Danielle also worked with the Global Sanctions team, specializing in Sudan. This experience gives her valuable understanding of the concerns and opportunities facing companies, policy makers, and investors. Danielle has a BA in Political Science from Clemson University and a Masters of Social Work, with a focus on Policy and International Studies from the University of Connecticut.
Lori Choi, Wealth Manager and CFA Charterholder , Veris Wealth Partners
She manages client portfolios and designs comprehensive strategies to meet a wide range of clients’ financial goals. She also helps to conduct customized due diligence research on asset managers and community development financial institutions for clients. Lori is a member of the firm’s Investment Working Group and Marketing Committee. Prior to joining Veris, Lori was Vice President of Account Management at Markit, a global financial information services company, and Assistant Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Bank of Hawaii Private Client Services, where she constructed portfolios, performed equity research, and directly managed over $170 million in client assets. Lori graduated from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics. She serves on the board at Resource Generation, and recently co- founded Young Women in ESG Investing, a professional networking group.