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Sierra Club Invites Impact Investors to Speak

January 20, 2015

Shane Yonston, Principal Advisor at Impact Investors, will be speaking on Socially Responsible Investing at San Diego's Sierra Club offices next Wednesday evening.

 

Socially responsible investors encourage corporate practices that promote environmental stewardship, consumer protection, human rights, and diversity.

 

Some avoid businesses involved in alcohol, tobacco, gambling, pornography, weapons, fossil fuel production, and/or the military. The areas of concern recognized by the SRI industry are sometimes summarized as ESG issues: Environment, Social justice, and corporate Governance.

 

During the presentation, Yonston will discuss the history of Socially Responsible Investing; describe the various tools such as shareholder advocacy, community investing, and portfolio screening; explore the recent growth in responsible investing; highlight performance and offer tools and resources as take-aways.

 

The Sierra Club office address is:
8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, #101
San Diego, CA 92111

It is just west of 163 and Kearny Mesa Rd, on the north side of Clairemont Mesa Blvd, and in the front building of the business park. The office entry is on the west side of the building.

 

Transit instructions:
Walk 0.1 mile NW from CITY COLLEGE TROLLEY STATION to 11TH AVE at B ST
At 05:04 PM take the MTS BUS route 20A KEARNY MESA TC
Get off the stop on KEARNY VILLA RD at KEARNY VILLA WY at approximately 05:33 PM.
Walk 0.5 mile W to 8304 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD

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