Investment Industry Continues to Focus on Sustainability at Second Annual SILC Conference in New York

New York, NY (September 14, 2016) – The second annual Sustainability Investment Leadership Conference (SILC) will take place in New York on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Adam Weinstein, President of the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable (NYHFR), a non-profit organization focused on promoting ethics and best practices within the alternative investment industry, is pleased to…

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Trustlaw Training

Join the TrustLaw team and social innovation experts for practical legal training on social enterprise and impact investing in San Francisco on 13 September 2016. The course will explore key legal issues and trends in the burgeoning social innovation space and provide lawyers and professionals in the sector with the skills they need to advise…

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Keynote Address

The accounting profession has a role to play in achieving a very important aspect of sustainability—being part of the fabric of our capital market systems and our economy. It’s not about the people in this room being convinced about the importance of sustainability. It’s about how we achieve the successes that we are all passionate…

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Six Capitals, or Can Accountants Save the Planet?

Six Capitals, or Can Accountants Save the Planet? Rethinking Capitalism for the Twenty-First Century Reviewed by Stanley Goldstein   Editor’s Note: On May 5 and 6, 2016, the NYSSCPA and FAE, in partnership with the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable, hosted a breakfast meeting on sustainability reporting at the Society offices at 14 Wall Street.…

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Hedge Fund Industry Embraces Merits of Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability reporting is rapidly moving from a niche issue focused on by a handful of companies to one of global importance. Amidst growing worldwide concerns about the environmental, social and governance impact that businesses contend with internally and the impact their activities have on their stakeholders, institutional investors are putting greater emphasis on sustainability reporting.…

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First Annual Sustainability Investment Leadership Conference

The Integrated Reporting Movement explores the meaning of the concept, explains the forces that provide momentum to the associated movement, and examines the motives of the actors involved. The book posits integrated reporting as a key mechanism by which companies can ensure their own long-term sustainability by contributing to a sustainable society. Although integrated reporting…

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