Press release from Earth Equity Advisors:
Responsible investment firm Earth Equity Advisors announced that their Speaker Series this year will focus on inclusion.
“Inclusion & the Next Economy: A Solutions Based Conversation with Nzinga Shaw and Betsy Moszeter,” will feature the two thought leaders in a panel moderated by Earth Equity’s CEO, Peter Krull. The free event will take place on Thursday, October 18th at 6 p.m. at The Collider, a nonprofit innovation center focused on catalyzing market-driven climate solutions.
The Earth Equity Advisors Lecture Series is an annual one-night event open to Asheville’s community members, featuring nationally renowned thinkers who provide fresh insights into social responsibility. Being a responsible investment firm, Earth Equity Advisors places equal value on environmental and social issues. Past speakers have focused on the former, and have included thought leaders from Patagonia, Cradle to Cradle Institute, and Green Century Investments. This year, it was important to for the organization to focus on social issues that are reflective of the cultural and political climate.
“We are proud and excited to be hosting our fifth annual speaker series event here in Asheville,” says Peter Krull. “It’s core to our mission to provide opportunities like this where the public can interact with thought leaders like Nzinga and Betsy.”
Nzinga Shaw is currently the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer of the Atlanta Hawks & Philips Arena. She is the first person to hold this position in the National Basketball Association. In her role, Shaw is responsible for developing and embedding diversity and inclusion best practices throughout the organization.
Betsy Moszeter is a partner and the COO at Green Alpha Advisors, where she ensures the firm successfully serves an expanding client base at the highest levels possible. Importantly, she leads the team’s diversity-oriented research activities and portfolio construction of Green Alpha’s Next Economy Social Index™.
“Inclusion & the Next Economy” will begin at 6pm on Thursday, October 18th. Doors open at 5:30. Admission is free but seats are limited.
To RSVP or read more about this event, please follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusion-the-next-economy-a-solutions-based-conversation-tickets-50283450153