Thursday, December 13, 2007

Event notice: Ethical Investing 101

"Ethical Investing 101"
Amnesty International Canada - January 22, 2008

Amnesty International Canada is proud to host “Ethical Investing 101”, an educational panel discussion developed to provide tools and information to any investor who wants to ensure their investments make a more positive social and environmental impact. This evening forum will bring together both investors and investment professionals. You will hear from community leaders and individuals with experience discussing the evening's theme.

Theme: Tools for the Ethical Investor”

The highly interactive forum will include presentations and panel experts from:
  • Amnesty International Canada
  • The Ethical Funds Company
  • Inhance Investment Management Inc.
  • SHARE (Shareholder Association for Research and Education
Speakers will address the following questions:
  • What is “ethical investing” and how can it contribute to positive social and environmental change?
  • What are the different types of “ethical” funds?
  • What does positive vs. negative screening mean?
  • What is shareholder activism?
Date: Tuesday January 22, 2008
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00pm
SFU Harbour Centre – Labatt Hall (Room 1700)
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC, V6B 5K3
Suggested donation:
$10 / $5 Students

Registration required RSVP with name and contact to

About Amnesty International
Share Power is a component of Amnesty International Canada's Business and Human Rights campaign. It harnesses the powerful connection between individuals and companies to advocate for business practices that support the human rights and wellbeing of citizens in the countries in which they operate. For more information on the Amnesty International Share Power campaign, please visit

“Ethical Investing 101” is an event open to anyone who values the act of investing in stronger communities!

1 comment:

Ron Robins said...

It's great to see Amnesty International getting involved with ethical investing! You may not be aware of it but my Canadian website is among the world's best in offering ethical investing news and information. Do have a look at the site at

Individuals can also subscribe to a free e-newsletter.

Best wishes, Ron Robins