Tony Cortese serves as moderator of panel discussion

Screen_Shot_2015-06-17_at_1.53.19_PM.pngOn Tuesday, May 19th, 2015, WISE and BASIC, with the guidance of the Intentional Endowment Network, hosted a panel discussion in Boston focused on ESG and educational endowments in the U.S. today. Tony Cortese, Principal of the Intentional Endowment Network, moderated the panel discussion. Other panelists included Alice DonnaSelva, Consultant at Prime Buchholz & Associates, Christi Electris, Senior Associate at Croatan Institute, and Bill Jarvis, Managing Director at Commonfund Institute. In total, there were 40 participants from colleges, universities, and the investment industry. Together they explored a wide range of issues surrounding higher education endowment investments. These topics included everything from fossil fuel divestment, to ESG integration, to stakeholder action, and how to move the agenda forward in the endowment space.