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The next and final milestone of live programming will take place on December 9 & 10, 2021.

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Thursday, October 7 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Moving Our Money for Climate Justice

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In this session, you’ll hear lightning round presentations from peers on what you can do to move personal and institutional assets for climate justice. Thought leaders will share ways in which we can engage companies to direct them towards more sustainable practices and why these actions are essential for university stakeholders to consider in their climate action plan. After hearing about different strategies for mobilizing institutional and individual assets, you’ll have an opportunity to engage in a smaller, peer-to-peer conversation with the speaker on the topic of your choice. Topics of this session include:
Topic 1: Enhancing Shareholder Value and Investment Returns: Applications of the As You Vote Proxy Voting Service | As You Sow and Warren Wilson College,
Topic 2: Your Climate, Your Money & Your Bank: How to Align Your Banking Choices with your Climate Values | BankFWD , Topic 3: How to Advocate for ESG in Your Retirement Plan | PRM

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Andrew Behar

Chief Executive Officer, As You Sow
Andrew Behar is CEO of As You Sow, the nation’s leading non-profit practitioner of shareholder advocacy and engagement. Since 1992, As You Sow has used shareholder power to align investments with values and compel companies to reduce material risk on issues including climate change... Read More →
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Ben Linthicum

Sustainability & ESG Analyst, HXE Partners
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Kwan-Yin Graw

Associate Director, BankFwd
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Michael Rhim

Principal, PRM Consulting

Thursday October 7, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT