13th Annual Edward A. Brennan Forum on Corporate Governance

Addressing the Impact of Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues

Increasingly, environmental, social, and governance issues (ESG) are becoming more meaningful to investors as they look at the ethical impact and sustainability of businesses. There is growing recognition that ESG is fundamental to business performance and it’s reflected in the rise of ESG investments. With growing financial reasons to support ESG, companies are facing pressure to address these issues and transform into forward-thinking industries.

ESG is emerging as a major topic facing companies today. Spend a morning with leading experts as they address issues and challenges surrounding ESG. You’ll learn best practices from leaders at America’s top corporations. Register below for a seat at this year’s panel discussion.

This year's panelists and moderator include:

Lew Kaden

Former Vice Chairman at Citigroup
John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organization at Harvard Law School

Claudia Allen

Senior Advisor at KPMG Board Leadership Center


Jafer Hasnain

Managing Principal at SeaSpire Advisors, LLC
Board of Directors, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Chicago

Charles Elson, Moderator

Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Chair in Corporate Governance
Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the
University of Delaware


Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
7:30am to 9:00am
University Club of Chicago
Free, with registration required