OCS Conference Funding Submission

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Panel on double materiality

Name: Felipe Ramirez


Specialization: PNP-Social Impact, Innovation & Investment

Conference Host Organization/Institution: US SIF

Conference/Competition Name: US SIF Forum 2022

Conference Term: Summer Conference Start Date: 2022-06-06 Conference End Date: 2022-06-08

What were your takeaways from this conference/case competition?
Sustainable investing is a nascent field with best practices still being developed. At the conference, we discussed the latest developments from the International Sustainability Standards Board.

How will your participation in this conference/case competition support your professional development?
The conference helped me learn more about the field of sustainable investing and meet various leaders in the field.

What are some next steps or action items this conference/case competition inspired?
The conference furthered my desire to go into this field and work in impact investing or ESG research. I will connect with several of the people I met at the conference to learn more about their work and to learn how to best position myself to enter the field.

What are some tips or best practices that you would like to share with other Wagner students who attend a conference/case competition?
A few tips I would give are to take notes at panel discussions and to network with professionals attending the conference.

Wagner Areas of Impact: Social Innovation