Jantzi-Sustainalytics to Sponsor 2010 SRI in the Rockies Conference

Global Leader in Sustainability Analysis Top Supporter of National Investment Conference
Oct 14, 2010 2:00 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Colorado Springs – October 14, 2010 – SRI in the Rockies, the largest and longest-running conference for the sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) industry in the world, has identified Jantzi-Sustainalytics as a Benefactor level sponsor of the 21st annual conference. 

Jantzi-Sustainalytics provides environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research and analysis, sustainability benchmarks, and responsible investment services around the world.   “Partnering with SRI in the Rockies as a sponsor was important to us because of its importance to both the retail and institutional arms of the industry,” said Darragh Gallant, Director of U.S. Operations for Jantzi-Sustainalytics. “SRI in the Rockies is one of the best venues I am aware of for learning about and discussing cutting edge issues in the SRI industry. The conference atmosphere fosters the development of strong and lasting relationships within the industry.”   “Environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and analysis are a key component of the SRI industry,” said Steve Schueth, President of First Affirmative Financial Network and Producer of SRI in the Rockies. “The opening of the US office of Jantzi-Sustainalytics provides the industry with the diverse knowledge and expertise of their international team of sustainability analysts and consultants. We are pleased to have the support of this global leader in sustainability analysis as we work together to direct the flow of investment capital in more positive, healthy, transformative ways.”   The 2010 SRI in the Rockies Conference, Responsible Investing in a Changing Financial Landscape, will be held at the JW Marriott Hill Country in San Antonio, November 18–21, 2010. Conference participants can access a special Jantzi-Sustainalytics discount of $100 when they register online and input the discount code “JSust.”   SRI in the Rockies highlights new opportunities for advisors and investors who embrace innovative investment strategies focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.  The 650 investors and investment professionals expected to attend will include investors, financial advisors, representatives of product and service providers to the industry, and non-profit organizations, community development banks and credit unions, faith-based organizations, and other groups working with the SRI community on various social change initiatives.   For assistance with registration and sponsorships, please contact Conference Coordinator Krystala Kalil at 888-774-2663 / Krystala@SRIintheRockies.com.   About Jantzi-Sustainalytics Jantzi-Sustainalytics is a leading provider of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research and analysis. As a global firm with local expertise, Jantzi-Sustainalytics offers high-quality information on companies, institutions, and countries.  Through the online research platform, clients can access ESG profiles and ratings on more than 2,000 listed companies worldwide.  Jantzi-Sustainalytics has helped clients become responsible investors for nearly 20 years.   About First Affirmative Financial Network First Affirmative Financial Network, LLC is an independent fee-only Registered Investment Advisor (SEC File #801-56587).  The company, which manages about $650 million in client portfolios, offers consulting and asset management services through a nationwide network of investment professionals who specialize in serving socially conscious investors.  First Affirmative produces the annual SRI in the Rockies Conference, the premier conference for the sustainable and responsible investment industry in North America.


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