On Tuesday, September 11th, Gitterman Wealth Management hosted the 2018 Sustainable Investing Conference at the United Nations. The first conference of its kind for financial advisors at the UN brought together over 500 financial professionals to discuss the business case for Sustainable, Impact, and ESG Investing, and its relevance to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This was the third annual Sustainable Investing Conference that Gitterman Wealth Management has hosted in New York City, and the increase in attendance clearly demonstrates the rapidly growing interest in Sustainable, Impact, and ESG Investing. The 2016 Conference brought together approximately 140 financial professionals, while the 2017 Conference brought together approximately 250. This year’s conference brought together over 570 people in total with about 170 wait listed.