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 Conference Details

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3rd Annual ESG Summit 2021
April 6, 7, & 8 | 11:30AM - 1PM ET

CFA Society Washington, DC is proud to announce the 3rd Annual ESG Summit – with a twist! Join us to hear from asset owners, asset managers, thought leaders and researchers charging forward on environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing.

The Summit will be composed of three (3) virtual, interactive webcasts. The first two webcasts will each feature an exclusive keynote address followed by a multi-speaker panel session. In the third and final webcast, we invite you to turn on your cameras and participate in an interactive, topic-specific roundtable of your choosing. Attendees will dive deeper into the subject matter in small breakout rooms and explore concepts presented throughout the Summit. Registration includes all three webcasts in the virtual summit.

We have a great lineup in store for you – including distinguished keynote speakers Audrey Choi, Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Sustainability Officer at Morgan Stanley, Jeremy Grantham, Co-Founder of GMO, and Mary-Catherine Lader, Managing Director, Head of Aladdin Sustainability at BlackRock.

Reserve your spot now for the hottest annual CFAW conference and prepare to gain new perspectives, develop insights into unique challenges that exist in today’s financial markets, and connect with ESG stakeholders.

Who Should Attend: Asset owners, asset managers, financial advisors, investment professionals, portfolio managers, wealth managers, analysts, researchers, members of mission-driven organizations, and others who share a common interest in sustainable, responsible, and impact investing


Jonathan Bailey, Managing Director, Head of ESG Investing, Neuberger Berman

Libby Bernick, CEO, Impact Cubed

Audrey Choi, Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Sustainability Officer, Morgan Stanley

Sonja Gibbs, CFA, Managing Director & Head of Sustainable Finance, Global Policy Initiatives, Institute of International Finance

Will Goodhart, CEO, CFA Society UK

Jeremy Grantham, Co-Founder, Grantham, Mayo and van Otterloo (GMO)

Mary-Catherine Lader, Head of Aladdin Sustainability, BlackRock

Hannah Skeates, Co-head of Sustainable Investing, Wells Fargo Asset Management 

Lauren Smart, Managing Director, Global Head of ESG Commercial, Trucost, part of S&P Global

Gillian Tett, Chair of the Editorial Board and Editor-at-Large, US, Financial Times

Kevin Walsh, Principal, Groom Law Group 

Nathalie Wallace, Head of ESG Strategy and Development, Mirova US

 Thank You ESG Sponsors

For additional information about sponsoring this eventplease contact: 

Bill Scott, CAE
(202) 872-4310 x2


Date & Time
April 6, 7, & 8, 2021
11:30AM - 1:00PM ET

Location: Video Webcasts

CFA Institute PL Credits: 4.5

CFA Institute Competency Framework Skill: ESG Integration + Investment Strategy and Process

*Early Bird Registration:
CFAW Members:   $75.00
Non-Members:      $105.00

*Early Bird Registration ends on March 5, 2021. Registration includes access to all three webcasts. 

 Keynote Speakers

We are delighted to announce our distinguished keynote speakers.

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 Global Passport Program


We encourage visiting members to attend our local programs at the CFAW Member Rate. Contact with any questions. Welcome to CFA Society Washington, DC!