Mainstreaming ESG: What Difference Does it Make? And How?


Hosts: Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance; Vincent C. Ross Institute of Accounting Research




9:30am - 10:00am



10:00am - 11:15am 

Paper 1: “Investors Response to the #MeToo Movement: Does Corporate Culture Matter?”


Presented By: April Klein (NYU Stern School of Business)

Commenters: Colleen Honigsberg (Stanford Law School)

                       Daniel Hemel (NYU Law School)


11:15am - 12:15pm

Paper 2: “Board Diversity Matters: An Empirical Assessment of Community Lending at Federal Reserve-Regulated Banks”


Presented By: Brian Feinstein (The Wharton School)

Commenters: Kathryn Judge (Columbia Law School)

                       Margaret Tahyar (Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP)



12:15pm - 1:15pm




1:15pm - 2:30pm

Panel 1: “Diversity in Proxy Voting Guidelines”


Moderator: Edward Rock (ICGF Co-Director)

Panelists:   Donna Anderson (T. Rowe Price)

                   Tanya Levy Odom (Blackrock)

                   John Galloway (Vanguard)

                   Jared Landaw (Carrolls Restaurant Group)



2:30pm - 3:30pm

Panel 2: “The SEC’s Climate Disclosure Release: What’s Next?”


Moderator: Rob Jackson (ICGF Co-Director)

Panelists:   Devika Kaul (State Street)

                   Allison Lee (Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance)

                   Robert Stebbins (Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP)




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