Southern California

Chapter Meeting

Navigating the ESG Landscape

Please join us and NIRI-LA for this joint meeting for a panel discussion and luncheon to get different perspectives on what and how to think about ESG at your company. We will focus on the following topics and highlight different perspectives from the panelists to help guide your process as you further develop your ESG/Sustainability program:

  • Overview of the ESG landscape: Why investors are interested and how ESG practices factor into their evaluation of company strategy and financial performance
  • Overview of the hot topics of interest such as climate change, diversity and company culture
  • Rating agencies and surveyors that monitor and report on ESG practices: Which ones matter and how much influence do they have?
  • What are best-in-class companies doing in response to the growing interest in ESG? How does this influence their engagement on and disclosure of ESG practices?

We are excited to have the following panelists:

  • Moderator: Anne Chapman, Managing Director at Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
  • Megan Bloomer, Vice President of Sustainability, The Cheesecake Factory
  • Chris Honorio, Senior Governance and Proxy Analyst, Capital Group
  • Gary Rozier – Senior Vice President, Ariel Investments

 Please join us at the DoubleTree in Downtown LA for this informative event and an opportunity to network with your IR and governance peers.


Date: Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Time: 11:30 am - 11:55 am - Registration
           12:00 pm - 12:30 pm - Lunch
           12:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Panel Discussion

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton
                 120 S Los Angeles Street
                 Los Angeles, CA 90012

Self-Parking Garage - $12 per vehicle

Attire: Business Casual

Cost: Society Members: $50
          Nonmembers: $65

Nonmembers can also join the Society at a discounted rate, $645, for the first year by adding it to the registration.

Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins will be allowed. Please respond to this invitation by Friday, January 11, 2019. Please choose your entree option when registering and if you have already registered click on the Register Now button below to return to your registration and select your entree option by selecting the entree via the available choices and select Save Response.


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