Upcoming Events


 

S-Network is serving as a Silver Sponsor for the 23rd Annual Global Indexing and ETFs Conference from June 24th through 26th, 2018, hosted by Ritholtz Wealth Management (RWM) and Information Management Network (IMN).

For the past two decades, IMN has created some of the most essential industry events for the asset management space and are continuing that tradition in 2018 with their flagship event. Serving as the industry's longest running indexing and ETF event, Global Indexing & ETFs 2018 will once again return to Dana Point, CA.

Building on the success of the 2017 program, which featured speakers including Michael Mauboussin (Credit Suisse), Jeffrey Gundlach (DoubleLine), Eduardo Repetto (Dimensional Fund Advisors), Robert Arnott (Research Affiliates, LLC), and Meir Statman (Santa Clara University), the conference will once again provide a timely, and in-depth, program led by some of the industry's most influential participants.

RWM and IMN are hosting a cross-section of industry practitioners: institutional investors and asset owners, index providers, ETF issuers, asset managers, exchanges, technology solutions providers, retail investment advisors, academics and more.

 

 

 

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S-Network is serving as a networking partner with Skytop Strategies for the following 2018 events:

 

CSR 4.0 — March 1, 2018 in San Francisco

CSR 4.0 presents the evolution of corporate responsibility from its initial shared value paradigm to its current form. The program will track the growth of CSR as a sector, examine the multi-dimensional ways that CSR programs are implemented in corporations today, and present cutting-edge ideas from academics that will shape the future of CSR as an industry.

  • Engage with heads of corporate responsibility, human capital, and strategy on the alignment between CSR and company strategy, and how that affects reputation and share value
  • Discover how companies and CSR practitioners are aligning their initiatives to maximize the benefits of their programs for themselves as well as their stakeholders.
  • Apply next-generation ideas and tools to create innovative CSR strategies that contribute to the bottom line and positively impact your company’s stakeholders.

Affiliates of S-Network receive a 25% discount off registration using the code: 25CSR3818

 

ESG4 Summit — April 5, 2018 in New York City

ESG4 addresses the growing focus on the implementation of ESG standards and best practices driven by increasing scrutiny of the public markets, their analysts, and institutional investors; and growing emphasis on transparency and accountability in today’s global markets.

As a result, capital markets now engage regularly in discussions on how to assess the value of ESG practices on overall company performance, working with companies that integrate ESG into their performance equation to quantify, qualify and assign added-value by experts making buy, sell or hold recommendations.

  • Engage with company executives, shareholders and practice leaders in innovation, on how operational leaders relate to their roles and shared accountabilities
  • Discover how the enterprise is reshaping itself to meet a new set of stakeholder expectations
  • Apply the latest in integrated thinking practices to improve company resilience and net performance

Affiliates of S-Network receive a 25% discount off registration using the code: 25ESG4418

 

Reframing Human Rights — June 27, 2018 in New York City

As global companies improve their understanding of regulation and compliance in multiple jurisdictions they are able to consider ways of adding value to their operations, beyond cost containment as the sole consideration in supply chain management.

Join a top-tier audience of multinational companies, leading institutional investors and subject matter experts who specialize in mitigating risk and leveraging opportunity in human rights-related aspects of corporate governance with the goal of improving company performance. Gain exclusive insight on best practices in addressing the unique challenges faced by multinational companies across global regions. Learn how companies integrate philanthropy into purpose and profit to achieve effective engagement practices around labor and human capital development.

Discussion moves beyond benchmarks — empowering companies to operationalize into new levels of value creation. This one-day program includes panel discussions, presentations, and dedicated networking time to offer an evocative engagement on how to move past human rights risk management towards fully leveraging opportunity inherent throughout global operations.

  • Engage with public company management and entrepreneurs on how to best implement robust human rights-centric initiatives in a business context.
  • Discover the focuses of various companies’ human rights initiatives — and how those focuses are leading to greater decision-making around human rights.
  • Apply the latest ideas and innovations around human rights designed to have real-world impacts while also significantly improving company performance and reputation.

 

 

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6th Annual Summer in the City CSR Investing Summit — Summer 2018 in New York City

The “Summer in the City” 6th Annual CSR Investing Summit is an all-day conference that presents a forum for engaging with thought leaders and discussing their points of view on how to define, manage, and measure responsible investing. The conference includes expert practitioners who are plan sponsors, endowments, consultants, academics, non-governmental organizations, the sell side, and media. Attire is informal and networking is encouraged.