Investor demand for ESG strategies continues to grow worldwide. Incorporating ESG into your practice can help attract and retain clients by aligning investors values with their goals. This session will take a practical approach to meeting client objectives by providing insights on:
- Increasing demand for sustainable investing
- Navigating the sea of research and data
- Implementing ESG strategies to fit your clients’ investment needs
Emily Lawrence is North American Director of Sustainable Investing Client Engagement at Northern Trust Asset Management where she is responsible for client engagement and partnership regarding Northern Trusts’ sustainable investing capabilities. Emily has 14 years’ experience collaborating with clients to support the development of actionable approaches to sustainable investing. In addition to representing the investment platform, Emily collaborates directly with clients to conduct trainings and facilitate discussions on concepts, themes and trends through individual meetings, webinars and thought leadership. She is also an active member of the Northern Trust Sustainable Investing Council, Proxy Voting Committee and Executive CSR Council. In 2019, Emily was appointed to co-chair the Events Committee for the Diversity Project North America. She sits on the ESG sub-committee for a variety of industry bodies including DCIIA, ICI, and ABA. Previously, Emily was selected to join the Principles for Responsible Investment working group focused on Active Ownership and the Sustainable Development Goals and the Climate Action and Resiliency Plan Working Group for the government of Evanston, IL.