Come and learn about Socially Responsible Investing, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Environmental, Social and Governance Investing.


University of Chicago DC Regional Office
Suite 275
1730 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia


No Charge


Register By Email
Registration will be limited to the first 30 alumni to respond due to capacity constraints. RSVP Deadline: Saturday, November 14 (As the event occurs after the building closes, all guests need to be registered by the RSVP date to be allowed up by building security staff.)"

Deadline: 11/14/2009

Speaker Profiles

William Michael Cunningham (Panelist), Creative Investment Research, Inc.

William Michael Cunningham will discuss the history of Socially Responsible Investing, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Environmental, Social and Governance Investing. William Michael Cunningham is a Social Investing Advisor and an expert in Socially Responsible Investing. He works with pension fund trustees, investment managers, investment analysts, community activists, government agencies and financial industry organizations to create and implement social and community investing initiatives. Mr. Cunningham has strong computer technology skills, was an early adopter to and expert on the Internet. He created his first company Internet site in 1994.

Marc J. Lane (Panelist)

Marc Lane will discuss a recently passed Illinois law that will allow for-profit companies that primarily pursue social enterprise goals to incorporate under a new form: as a a limited-liability, low-profit company or L3C. The "low-profit" terminology means that the pursuit of profit is not the primary function of the company. Marc J. Lane, JD is a business and tax attorney, a Master Registered Financial Planner, a Registered Financial Counselor and a Certified Investment Specialist. He is the author of 32 books on corporate organization, management, taxation and personal finance to include Profitable Socially Responsible Investing? An Institutional Investor's Guide, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, Advising Entrepreneurs: Dynamic Strategies for Financial Growth, John Wiley and Sons, Legal Handbook for Nonprofit Organizations, American Management Association, and Representing Corporate Officers and Directors, Aspen Publishing. Mr. Lane is a nationally renowned attorney. Twice a recipient of the Illinois State Bar Association's Lincoln Award, Mr. Lane has consistently earned an "AV" rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, the highest ranking awarded. Martindale-Hubbell, which also includes him in its Bar Registry of Preeminent Attorneys, reports that he "embraces faithful adherence to ethical standards, progressive reliability and diligence." Mr. Lane has been selected by his peers as a "Leading Illinois Attorney" and as an "Illinois Super Lawyer."


Ruwan Salgado