SOURCE: First Affirmative

First Affirmative

April 13, 2010 17:27 ET

Portland BaseCamp for Socially Conscious Investors and Investment Professionals

Strategies for Directing Investment Capital in Healthy, Transformative Ways

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - April 13, 2010) -  A one-day conference focused on helping investors and investment professionals make money and make a difference with their money will be held on Tuesday, April 20th, from 9:00am to 4:30pm at The Ecotrust Building, 721 NW Ninth Avenue, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon.

The Portland BaseCamp agenda offers discussion and insights about some of the critical and controversial global issues that responsible investors care about most, including:

  • Developing Oregon's Integrated Water Resources Strategy
  • A New Approach to Succession Planning
  • Clean Energy Opportunities and Challenges
  • Shareholder Advocacy for More Responsible Corporate Citizenship

Regional BaseCamp (http://basecampsri.firstaffirmative.com/) conferences are produced by First Affirmative Financial Network (http://www.firstaffirmative.com/), a leading provider of investment management and consulting services for financial advisors and their socially conscious clients. Click here (http://basecampsri.firstaffirmative.com/baseCampDetails.php?baseCampId=8) for details and registration.

The 2010 BaseCamp series has subsequent stops in Denver on May 12th, New York on June 16th, and Seattle on July 15th. The series will culminate November 16-18 with the Summit Camp to be held at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas, just prior to the 21st annual SRI in the Rockies Conference (http://www.sriintherockies.com/), also produced by First Affirmative.

Lunch will be served, thanks to the support of sponsoring organizations: Calvert, Pax World Investments, Green Century Funds, Folio Institutional, Calvert Foundation, MMA Praxis Funds, Parnassus Investments, and Portfolio 21.

About First Affirmative
First Affirmative Financial Network, LLC is an independent fee-only Registered Investment Advisor (SEC File #801-56587) that specializes in socially responsible, sustainable, and transformative investment management and consulting. First Affirmative supports a nationwide network of investment professionals who work to serve socially conscious investors. First Affirmative produces the annual SRI in the Rockies (http://www.sriintherockies.com/) Conference, the premier gathering of the sustainable and responsible investment industry in North America.

Contact Information

  • Questions About BaseCamp
    Danielle Burns: Email Contact / 877-542-8583

    Media Questions
    Morrison Shafroth: Email Contact / 720-470-3653