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E-M:/ ReInvesting in Community for a Triple Bottom Line - Conference

Enviro-Mich message from "Link, Terry" <link@mail.lib.msu.edu>

Michigan State University's Community Economic Development Program and Office of Campus Sustainability are hosting the 19th Annual Community Development Institute on April 5 at the Kellogg Center on the campus of MSU. This year's event will focus on emerging trends to align investments from institutional investors - university endowments, foundation endowments, and pension funds with community development and socially and environmentally responsible goals. Keynoting the event will be Dr. Hazel Henderson an economist, futurist and author and Vic DeLuca, president of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation. They will be joined by other leaders from Socially and Environmentally Resonsible Investing community highlighting emerging opportunities to rebuild our communities through sound financial, social, and environmental investments

Who Should Attend?
Financial officers, managers of institutional investment portfolios, faith-based institutional lenders, endowment fund managers, pension fund managers, foundation officers, leaders and professionals from higher education institutions, community and economic development organizations, business, state and local government officials, and other concerned citizens, activists, students and scholars should join us for a day of exploring exciting and emerging efforts to utilize institutional financial capital to spark "responsible community development" in our own backyards. Taking the single bottom line approach and optimizing it for a triple-bottom-line return.

For details see the conference brochure at:  http://www.cedp.msu.edu/reports/06%20SI%20brochure%20final%208x111.pdf

Terry Link, Director
Office of Campus Sustainability
Michigan State University
106 Olds Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
1-517-355-1751 (Phone/fax)

One planet, one family, one future

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