26 November 2012:
3iG exposes KAICIID stakeholders to FCI at prestigious inauguration ceremony
3iG participated in the launch of The KAICIID Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue. Top religious leaders gathered in Vienna to enable, empower and encourage dialogue among followers of different religions and cultures around the world. 3iG thanks the organisation for supporting Faith Consistent Investing and the work of 3iG as it seems new to many of the KAICIID stakeholders. Look here for more info on KAICIID.
22 February 2012, Paris, France
Working Group on Governance and Engagement
The Chaire Finance Durable et Investissement Responsable holds its 3rd meeting in Paris on governance and shareholder engagement. 3iG’s research partner Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School is presenting preliminary findings of the study it did amongst 3iG members on religious shareholder engagement. The study with the working title ‘When CEOs and Priests meet: religious organisations and their shareholder investment practices.’, is expected to be presented in the form of a practicioners report in the spring of 2012.
4 October 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ESG Europe and Faith Investing
3iG will host a session and allow for research on Faith Investing at Responsible Investors’ ESG Europe 2011 conference. During this conference, there will be several activities related to Faith Consistent Investing. What is the current status of faith investing, how do faith institutions practice shareholder engagement, what motivators / barriers exist to invest according to your theological beliefs and what tools are available to make a next step in Faith Consistent Investing are amongst the topics to be discussed. Please contact the 3iG staff for free access to the conference and dinner.
26 May 2011, Cascais, Portugal
Responsible investment: Titanic struggle or voyage of discovery?
At the European Foundation Centre Annual General Assembly, 3iG will share information on faith based organisation’s involvement in Responsible Investment, their key challenges, potential solutions and tools and some examples. Session Date: Thursday 26 May, 16.30 hrs.
18 November 2010, London
Positive Impact Investing
What is the potential of positive impact investment to help meet the social and environmental challenges that humanity faces while still generating sound financial returns?
30 November – 1 December 2010
Impact Investing Forum
3iG will be presenting religious investors and impact investing at the international forum in London. Impact Investing has the potential to become a powerful force when addressing global challenges. Emerging as a hybrid of philanthropy and private equity, a growing group of investors around the world is seeking to make investments that will generate social and environmental value as well as a return on capital — and sometimes a rather large return.
1-3 December 2010
Morals and Banking, Antwerp, Belgium
This international conference explores the question how modern banking practices can be reconciled with moral values. The conference programme will be clustered around three main themes: integrity and trust in the banking sector, socially responsible banking (SRI, religiously inspired banking, microfinances, and cooperative banking) and financial crises in the small and in the large.
3iG will be presenting the results of its global Faith Consistent Investment research within the ‘Religious responsible banking’ theme.
7&8 December 2010
SRI and Financial Reporting, Transparency
3iG will be presenting at this conference organized by Yale University, New Haven, USA, together with the Global Financial Integrity, a Washington-based NGO. The aim is to bring together experts in corporate social responsibility with the illicit financial flows community. The purposes of this event is to exchange analyses, insights, and agendas toward achieving greater transparency and justice in the international financial system.