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  • Boston, MA - 1 Day
    Wednesday
    July 12
    2017

    Effective Investing for the Long Term: Intentionality at Systems Levels

    On July 12, 2017, The Investment Integration Project (TIIP) and the Center for Applied Research (CAR) at State Street, in conjunction with Ceres, will co-host an event that explores the intersection between efficiency and intentionality, and how the alignment of the two leads to effective investing.

    The discussion will build on TIIP’s previously published Tipping Points 2016: Summary of 50 Asset Owners’ and Managers’ Approaches to Investing in Global Systems and focus on its forthcoming publication Effective Investing for the Long Term: Intentionality at Systems Levels, written by Steve Lydenberg, William Burckart, and Jessica Ziegler of TIIP.

    The event follows the publication of The Investing Enlightenment: How Principle and Pragmatism Can Create Sustainable Value Through ESG written by Dr. Robert Eccles of Arabesque Partners and Mirtha D. Kastrapeli of the Center for Applied Research at State Street, which outlines a holistic model for integrating ESG considerations into investment decisions.

    TIIP’s report examines the strategies that more and more investors are utilizing to act with intentionality to balance efficiency in maximizing self-interested returns with maintaining the resilience of the environmental societal, and financial systems that are the ultimate source of this wealth creation. The event will examine this new thinking as it becomes a part of the investment industry. Panels will explore why asset owners are increasingly demanding the integration of ESG factors and are extending this interest to impact systems-level considerations.

    We will also unpack key findings of TIIP’s new report, and discuss the challenges and opportunities that asset managers face when attempting to bridge the divide between portfolio decision-making and systems-level thinking.

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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Wednesday
    July 12
    2017

    Expanding your Card Portfolio: How to Build a Secured Card Strategy Webinar

    Secured credit cards are gaining popularity. By combining the flexibility of a transaction vehicle with a forced savings mechanism, they enable users to build a favorable credit profile and establish savings at once. An estimated 108 million consumers could use these products. Ongoing research and new market entrants are demonstrating that secured cards can be a safe, effective, and useful tool to help consumers improve their financial health. Attendees of this webinar will walk away with: – Business case components and illustration for secured credit cards – An understanding of buyer segments, effective targeting and messaging, designing successful features, and barriers to uptake – CFSI’s approach to partnering with banks and credit unions as they develop a go-to-market strategy for secured credit cards, and quantifying the benefits Join us to learn what secured credit cards can do for your business.

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