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Upcoming BASIC Events

"Investing" in Climate Justice Solutions

November 2, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Join us on November 2nd to learn about and discuss an innovative approach to transforming our society from an extractive economy to a regenerative, local, living economy. Chung-Wha Hong and Sara Mersha of Grassroots International will be joined by special guest Robert Zevin, Chairman and Founder of Zevin Asset Management LLC, to explore Climate Justice Solutions, a different kind of investment that advances a sustainable food system and develops resilient communities.

Upcoming SRI Events


October 4, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Touted as the key to determining the best sustainability strategy, materiality assessments intimidate mere mortals trying to move their organization’s sustainability initiatives forward. Yet, those who have done them and live to tell the tale, say they are critical to gaining organizational alignment. Boston Area Sustainability Group has asked veterans of materiality assessments Asheen Phansey, Alyssa Caddle, and Jim McCabe to lead our discussion.

US SIF Boston Reception

October 5, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
US SIF has invited BASIC members to a reception and discussion of its latest report on The Impact of Sustainable and Responsible Investment.


October 9, 2016 @ 9:00 AM
Join hundreds of global thought leaders at the 10th SUSTAINATOPIA CONFERENCE- taking place from October 9th-12th, 2016 at the Hyatt Boston Harbor.

Sustainable Brands New Metrics 2016

November 14, 2016 @ 9:00 AM
Join corporate sustainability leaders to discover innovative tools, ideas and methodologies that capture tangible business value and translate it into corporate financial performance. 

BSAS 4th Annual Sustainable Investing Seminar

BSAS 4th Annual Sustainable Investing Seminar
November 17, 2016 @ 8:00 AM
Sustainable Investing is accelerating at a pace few would have anticipated when this seminar made its debut in 2013. Designed to help mainstream professionals navigate the explosion of approaches and increased client demand, this yearly event brings together thought leaders, practitioners, and asset owners to provide practical advice and share experience-based examples and insights.

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