Richard Zimmerman Hosts ESG Panel at a Virtual Investment Summit
August 31, 2020
WE Family Offices Senior Advisor Richard Zimmerman recently hosted a panel at Funds Society’s Virtual Investment Summit on Wednesday, August 26. Titled, “The Case for ESG: Generating Alpha with a Positive Impact,” this event included a variety of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) topics, including its important role as a positive source of returns for investment portfolios.
As one of three experts at this virtual speaking engagement, Zimmerman discussed how sustainable ESG practices can enhance the performance of companies in the equity markets. Drawing upon examples from his experience working with some of the world’s wealthiest families, Zimmerman also shared how WE Family Offices helps families align their values with their investments.
To learn more about Funds Society’s Virtual Investment Summit, click here.
In addition to this ESG panel, Zimmerman has spoken at more than 25 other conferences as interest in ESG among families and family offices continues to increase. Even in the pandemic environment, Zimmerman is sharing his insights virtually and has participated in several digital events this year, including: Opal Group’s 2020 Virtual Family Office Investment Symposium; “ESG Investing 2.0 – Environment, Social and Governance-Oriented Investments in a World with COVID-19” webinar; Opal Group’s Virtual ESG Investment Forum; and CleanTech IQ’s ESG-IQ Forum.