Event Details

 Note:  This program will not be recorded.

DATE: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
COST: Free
LOCATION: Zoom (Link will be sent in registration confirmation email)

For event questions, contact Jim Irish
For registration questions, contact Trevor Schul

On Tuesday, March 28th at 7:00 PM, the Cornell Alumni Association of Westchester (CAAW), and the ILR Alumni Association of Westchester will present ESG: What You Need to Know, an in-depth look at the role Environmental, Social, and Governance factors play in analyzing, taking, and managing risk in the context of business, not-for-profit, and governmental entities.

Among other issues, this program will explore: what ESG is and how it arose as a concept; how rating agencies derive ESG scores for entities; how corporate managers and institutional investors use rating agency ESG scores; how individual investors can use rating agency ESG scores; and why ESG has recently become controversial.

Our Speakers

Andrew Siwo earned his Masters of Public Administration from the Cornell Institute of Public Affairs in 2008. He teaches ESG courses at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at NYU, and at the Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy at Cornell. He is also the first-ever Director of Sustainable Investments and Climate Solutions at the New York State Common Retirement Fund.

Brendan Sheehan earned his MBA from Durham University in Australia in 2018. He serves as Vice President and Senior Credit Officer: Environmental, Social, and Governance at Moody’s Investors Service in New York.


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