Nasdaq and 3BL Media to Host Twitter Chat: Responsible Investing in a Complex Market - How ESG Limits Risk

Nasdaq and 3BL Media to Host Twitter Chat: Responsible Investing in a Complex Market - How ESG Limits Risk

Evan Harvey, Director of Sustainability with Nasdaq will lead the Twitter discussion
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:45am

CAMPAIGN: #3blchat: Your Voice, on Corporate Social Responsibility

CONTENT: Press Release

Mark Your Calendars!
Date:  Monday, November 24th
Time:  2:00PM ET

A recent study by New Amsterdam Partners finds stocks with higher ESG ratings deliver superior returns and lower price volatility. The CDP and Nielson reports have found similar correlations between sustainability initiatives and stock performance. What does this mean for companies on the exchange and the exchange itself?

Nasdaq is actively working with other exchanges, investors, regulators, and companies to improve corporate transparency and performance on ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) issues. This initiative drives responsible investment and long-term capital formation. Stock exchanges can leverage the unique nature of their business (and inherently close relationships with thousands of public companies) to play a vital role in promoting sustainable economic development.

Ignite your ambition and join 3BL Media (@3BLMedia), as we chat with Evan Harvey (@evanharvey99), Director of Sustainability at Nasdaq (@NASDAQ). We will discuss his role in promoting sustainability and ESG initiatives—within the company, with the companies that list on, and with a growing number of committed exchanges around the world.


Follow this #3BLchat to explore:

·      How stock exchanges can promote sustainable business practices

·      Improving communications on stock exchanges’ sustainability-related activities

·      Why sustainability practices matter to stock exchanges

·      The global outlook: what are other exchanges doing?

·      The shifting ESG regulatory and disclosure landscape

If you have questions to ask of our panelists BEFORE the chat on Monday, November 24th or would like to share your organization’s story, please let us know via email (see below) or a tweet that includes #3BLchat.

To register, send this tweet:

I will join #3BLchat | Responsible #Investing in a Complex Market @evanharvey99 @NASDAQ Mon Nov 24th 2pm ET


Tips to get the most from #3BLchat:

•      Follow the main participants and #3BLchat hashtag.

•      Submit questions before the event to promote a more dynamic discussion.

•      Use the #3BLchat hashtag on your comments that you want to share with the community.

•      Share tweets you think your followers will appreciate.

•      Follow interesting participants during and after the chat.



Evan Harvey, Director of Sustainability at Nasdaq
Evan directs the sustainability effort at NASDAQ OMX, helping to make the exchange and all of its listed companies more transparent, efficient, and responsible. In this capacity, he oversees the research, analysis, writing, and publication of virtually all-major sustainability reports. Evan is also responsible for investor outreach, media relations, sustainability partnerships, executive speechwriting, and major event planning. More than twenty years of experience in marketing and communications has served him well in this role, but he has augmented those skills with new learning in resource management, environmental science, and human rights. Powerful and persuasive writing is an essential tool when communicating the environmental crisis, building political consensus, and solving economic dilemmas.


Nasdaq (NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. Nasdaq is also a global leader in the sustainable stock exchanges movement, leveraging the power of education and economic empowerment to drive environmental, social, and ethical change. 



Suzanne Madore
3BL Media