Expert Available: Responsible Investing

With concern over environmental, social and corporate governance issues at an all-time high, the movement toward responsible investing is gaining strength.

On the cusp of the launch of an important academic conferences about responsible investing, Carleton’s Tessa Hebb is available to speak to the media about the importance of investing responsibly.

Tessa Hebb
Director
Carleton Centre for Community Innovation
tessa_hebb@carleton.ca
613-520-2600, ext. 1391

More than 150 academics and mainstream investors from around the world will gather at York University in Toronto between Oct. 1 and Oct. 3, 2012 to discuss the evolution of responsible investment. Tessa Hebb and 3ci will participate. Click here for more information.

About Tessa Hebb:
Tessa Hebb is the director of the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation (3ci). Her research focuses on the financial and extra-financial impact of pension fund investment in Canada and internationally with particular emphasis on responsible investment and corporate engagement. 3ci is a leading knowledge producer on social finance tools and instruments.

Hebb is also a senior research associate with the Oxford University Centre for the Environment and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. In 2008, she completed a multi-year research project revitalization funded by Rockefeller and Ford Foundations on the role of US public-sector pension funds and urban revitalization based at the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School.

Hebb is associate editor of the Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment, a peer-reviewed journal established in 2011 with an interest in the environmental, developmental, social, and governance principles emerging from financial markets, managed investment, banking, microfinance, project finance and philanthropy.

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For more information:
Chris Cline
Media Relations Co-ordinator
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 1391
christopher_cline@carleton.ca