Sustainable Investing: A New Reality in the Marketplace

Wednesday, November 10, 4:30 PM

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The Center for Ethical Business Cultures will host "Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Investing: A New Reality in the Marketplace," featuring Timothy Smith. Smith has been characterized as a pioneer and “difference maker” in corporate responsibility, social investment and shareholder advocacy and has been identified as one of the top 100 most influential people in business ethics by Ethisphere. He currently serves at senior vice president of Environmental, Social and Governance Group at Walden Asset Management.

Smith will share his frontline insights into the history of corporate responsibility and social investment. He will highlight pivotal past developments and turning points, give us a state-of-the-field snapshot of where we are today, and look ahead to suggest the most challenging issues likely to confront business.

Following Smith's presentation, commenting panelists will share their insights:

  • Katherina Glac, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business
  • Trevor Gunderson – Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary at General Mills Inc.
  • Aditi Vora Mohapatra – Sustainability Analyst at Calvert Investments

The forum is free and open to the public but reservations are requested no later than Friday, November 5. To register, please send an email to

Event Details:
Wednesday, November 10, 4:30 PM

University of St. Thomas
Opus College of Business
46 11th Street South
Schulze Hall Auditorium
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Presented/Sponsored by Center for Ethical Business Cultures.

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