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CIOS 2020: Opening Remarks and ESG Debate—Shareholder Activism vs. Divestment

October 14, 2020 at 10:45:00 AM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

Shareholder activism can influence a corporation’s behavior by voicing concerns as partial owners. Divestment can hedge a portfolio with a goal to avoid risks of the future and to effectively enhance a mission. What’s more effective? Audience members will be polled at the beginning and end of this active debate.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
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Executive Director, ISS Media
Webinar hosting presenter
Chief Investment Officer, Nest Corporation
Mark joined NEST in 2008 and has been an investment manager for the over 30 years and managed money at a variety of institutions. At Gartmore, Mark was head of Japanese equities while at American Express Asset Management International, he was chief investment officer. Before joining NEST, Mark was a partner at the boutique investment manager Thames River Capital LLP. Mark has an MA Math & Philosophy from Oxford University & an MSc Management from London Business School. He has non-executive roles on the investment committee of USS and on EDHEC-Risk’s International Advisory Board.
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Chief Investment Officer, CalSTRS
Mr. Ailman has been the Chief Investment Officer of the $250+ billion CalSTRS, for 20 years. Mr. Ailman leads an investment staff of 175. He joined CalSTRS in 2000 and is one of the longest serving public CIO in the country. He has over 35 years of institutional investment experience. Annually, he is listed as one of the top ten CIO’s in the USA and globally by the institutional investment media. integration of the standards in security analysis and portfolio construction. He has served on several boards and advisory boards in the U.S. and U.K. such as PRI, ICGN, PPI, EDHEC, and most recently as the inaugural Chair of the SASB Investor Advisory Board and the Pacific Asset Management center at UCSD Rady School. He is currently the North American Chair of the “300” CIO Club and the Milken Global Capital Markets Committee. He has received numerous awards and recognitions over his career, from CIO of the Year in 2000, the NAA Latino service award, 2011 Large Plan CIO of the year, and Investment Innovator of the Year in 2011 and again in 2013, all culminating in 2017, with receiving the inaugural Institutional Investor Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2018, he was named the top CIO in the world by Chief Investment Officer Magazine. Mr. Ailman is a regular guest on the TV and radio, CNBC, Bloomberg, and Nightly Business Report. He is frequently quoted in in major financial publications such as the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and Barron’s. He has a BA from UCSB, an FSA, the Fundamentals in Sustainable Accounting credential from SASB. He has been married for 35 years with three adult daughters and is a committed Promise Keeper.
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