Date: 9/27/2018
Event start time: 9:00 AM
Event end time: 12:30 PM
Category: Seminar
Price: Member Fee: $649 Non-Member Fee: $849

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing continues to be on the rise. But what exactly is ESG investing and what does it mean for you and your company? This half-day, interactive workshop will provide a practical overview of what IR practitioners need to know to make sense of ESG.

IRC™ credential holders can earn up to 2 professional development units (PDUs). More information is available at

Agenda Overview/Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basics of ESG: the terms, the definitions, and how they relate to your company
  • Learn about surveys and ratings – understand how important these can be and how to use them
  • Gain practical insights into how to approach ESG from a governance and outreach perspective

*This workshop is part of NIRI EAST

September 24-28, 2018
Boston, MA

NIRI EAST - September 24 - 28 (Boston, MA)

NIRI EAST is part of NIRI's new regional events series that includes comprehensive learning and networking opportunities for both new and experienced IR practitioners. Boston seminars and workshops include:
  • Fundamentals of Investor Relations (2 Days)
  • NIRI Boston Chapter Reception
  • Senior Roundtable In-City Meeting
  • Understanding Earnings Workshop
  • ESG 101 Workshop
  • Investor Presentations Workshop
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Sally Curley

Sally Curley

CEO, Curley Global IR, LLC

Sally is CEO of Curley Global IR (CGIR), LLC, an IR, ESG and Corporate Governance strategic advisory firm. Sally has more than three decades of business experience, working with C-suite and Boards of Directors from a number of industries. A frequent Institutional Investor ranked IRO, Sally has served as President of the Boston Chapter, chaired the NIRI Body of Knowledge committee, and served on the NIRI National Board of Directors. In 2013, Sally was inducted into NIRI’s inaugural Class of Fellows in 2013. She has presented numerous times to the SEC's Corporate Finance Division on shareholder transparency and proxy access reforms, and has authored Comment Letters to the SEC on behalf of the organizations with whom she worked. 

She currently sits on NIRI's Senior Roundtable Steering Committee and is a member of the ESG Working Group at the Society for Corporate Governance. She's served on the Board of Directors of several large non-profit organizations, including service on Nominating and Governance Committees and chairing Sustainability Committees. She's guest-lectured at a number of academic institutions on IR, ESG, corporate governance, disclosure issues and crisis communications, and currently is adjunct faculty at Georgetown University.