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Event Examine Risks And Opportunities Of Transparency From The Investor And Legal Perspective

Submitted by: Framework:CR

Categories: Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Sep 02, 2008 – 11:59 PM EST


WILTON, CT. - September 2, 2008 - Framework:CR, a leading sustainability consultancy, is hosting a one-day forum to examine the challenges inherent in transparency around environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance.

The highly interactive event will bring together a rare gathering of investor relations officers, legal counsel, and corporate responsibility practitioners to explore strategic disclosure and help participants find the right balance between too little and too much transparency. Attendance will be limited to 50 participants.

The forum will include expert-led conversation sessions, case study analyses, and panel and roundtable discussions that focus on

  • establishing the strategic value of ESG issues,
  • determining an appropriate level of disclosure,
  • engaging with socially responsible investors and activist shareholders, and
  • facilitating dialogue with both internal and external stakeholders.
A distinguished roster of speakers will help frame issues and provide insight garnered through real-life experience. Confirmed speakers include representatives from Calvert; Citigroup; Deutsche Bank; Ethical Corporation; Fair Factories Clearinghouse; Ginsberg Consulting; HIP Investor; KPMG; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; and Trillium Asset Management.

Forum details

The event will be held on Monday, September 22, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Harvard Club, 35 West 44th Street, in New York City. Chatham House Rule applies.

The early registration fee is $595 (by September 8, 2008); regular registration until the day of the event is $695. Those registering together with a colleague will save 50% on the second registration.

A full agenda along with additional information and registration instructions is available online at www.frameworkcr.com/disclosure. Interested parties may also contact Aleksandra Dobkowski-Joy of Framework:CR by phone at 866.563.0644 or via email at adjoy@frameworkcr.com.

About Framework:CR

Framework:CR works with clients to improve and effectively communicate environmental, social, governance, and financial performance. Framework:CR clients are represented in the Fortune Global 500, Fortune 500, S&P 500, DJSI, and FTSE4Good indices. Framework:CR principals frequently speak and write on corporate responsibility issues and regularly review reports for Ethical Corporation magazine. Framework:CR is an organizational stakeholder of the Global Reporting Initiative and a certified woman-owned business. For more information, please visit http://www.frameworkcr.com.

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Phone: 203-563-0644

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