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Church Pension Group to Host Conversation on Shareholder Engagement

September 14, 2021 GMT
The Church Pension Group will host a virtual conversation on shareholder engagement as part of its ongoing Insights & Ideas series of discussions on socially responsible investing. Individuals interested in attending the event can register at cpg.org/Insights&Ideas. (Photo: Business Wire)
The Church Pension Group will host a virtual conversation on shareholder engagement as part of its ongoing Insights & Ideas series of discussions on socially responsible investing. Individuals interested in attending the event can register at cpg.org/Insights&Ideas. (Photo: Business Wire)
The Church Pension Group will host a virtual conversation on shareholder engagement as part of its ongoing Insights & Ideas series of discussions on socially responsible investing. Individuals interested in attending the event can register at cpg.org/Insights&Ideas. (Photo: Business Wire)

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 14, 2021--

The Church Pension Group (CPG), a financial services organization that serves The Episcopal Church, announced that it will host a virtual conversation on shareholder engagement as part of its ongoing Insights & Ideas series of discussions on socially responsible investing. Individuals interested in attending the event can register at cpg.org/Insights&Ideas.

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The Church Pension Group will host a virtual conversation on shareholder engagement as part of its ongoing Insights & Ideas series of discussions on socially responsible investing. Individuals interested in attending the event can register at cpg.org/Insights&Ideas. (Photo: Business Wire)

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The virtual event will take place on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 12:30 to 1:45PM ET. It will feature a panel of notable experts with successful engagements over the past 50 years on issues ranging from human rights to climate change. The panel, which will be moderated by Mary Kate Wold, CEO and President of CPG, will discuss various approaches to engaging companies and the importance of having a seat at the table to effect change.

“Our experience has shown that when you practice shareholder engagement, you effectively have a seat at the table and are well-positioned to influence the decisions of a company,” said Ms. Wold. “We have had past success in speaking with companies on topics related to environmental sustainability, human trafficking, and board diversity. We are excited to bring this conversation to the forefront so others in The Episcopal Church can learn how their voices can create change.”

The panelists will include: Gwen Le Berre, Director, Responsible Investing, Parametric; Aeisha Mastagni, Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Investment & Stewardship Strategies, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS); Paul Neuhauser, member, Executive Council Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility; and Christopher Rowe, CFA, Managing Director, Investments, Church Pension Group.

Videos and presentations from prior Insights & Ideas, which focused on investing in economically disadvantaged communities, faithful investing, positive impact investing, and sustainable investing, can be viewed at cpg.org/Insights&Ideas.

Editor’s Note:

Individuals interested in learning more about CPG’s SRI efforts and viewing videos related to CPG’s positive impact investments can visit cpg.org/SRI.

About the Church Pension Group

The Church Pension Group (CPG) is a financial services organization that serves The Episcopal Church. It maintains three lines of business—benefits, insurance, and publishing. CPG provides retirement, health, life insurance, and related benefits for clergy and lay employees of The Episcopal Church, as well as property and casualty insurance and book and music publishing, including the official worship materials of the Church. Follow CPG on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and LinkedIn. cpg.org

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CONTACT: Media:

C. Curtis Ritter

Senior Vice President

Head of Corporate Communications

212-592-1816

critter@cpg.org 

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