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Responsible Investing Executive Masterclass

 Given the uncertainty about travel plans as we all work on containing coronavirus, we have decided to postpone the Responsible Investing Executive Masterclass.

We are aware that many companies are putting travel bans in place, and so to ensure that we keep everyone safe, we will move the workshop to a time later in the year.

We will advise you of the new dates when concerns over the virus have eased.


This 2.5 day masterclass style, interactive workshop will introduce you to the concept of responsible investing (including its component parts such as ethical screens, ESG overlays, impact investing, constructive engagement and shareholder activism) and then quickly develop an understanding of its history, methodology, portfolio construction, philosophical foundations and future challenges - and help you decide how you want to position yourself in the responsible investing frame.

Investors are becoming increasingly concerned about how and where they invest their capital. The recent Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation
and Financial Services Industry has brought a sharp focus to the poor practices of financial institutions, with falling share prices being reflective of growing investor concerns. It is clear that a sole investment focus on prioritising financial performance, producing short-term returns, and pursuing ‘business-as-usual’ behaviour at the expense of stakeholders (i.e. people and the planet) is no longer acceptable business practice.

Dates: TBA
Venue: A4.05 Function Room (Building A, Level 4)
Southern Cross University, Gold Coast campus
Southern Cross Drive, Bilinga QLD

Bookings will be available when final dates are finalised

Registration Fees
Full Masterclass (2.5 days, TBA) - $2,585 inc GST
Two-day option (2 days, TBA) - $1,990 inc GST

Student / Not-for-Profit (NFP)
Full Masterclass (2.5 days, TBA - $645 inc GST
Two-day option (2 days, TBA) - $495 inc GST


Accommodation options*

Mantra Twin Towns Coolangatta
Cnr Griffith St & Wharf St,
Tweed Heads NSW 2485

Mantra Coolangatta Beach
88 Marine Parade,
Coolangatta
QLD 4225

*Mantra Twin Towns and Mantra Coolangatta are offering corporate rates to Masterclass attendees. (Please use promo code: RESINVEST to receive the discount). 

However, there are many other accommodation options to choose from in nearby Bilinga, Kirra and Coolangatta.

For further information about this masterclass please contact Carla Robinson.
E: carla.robinson@scu.edu.au 
T: 07 5589 3207


Carbon offsets

As part of our commitment to minimise greenhouse gases/climate impact and promote carbon neutrality, the SCU School of Business and Tourism will purchase estimated carbon offsets to cover the running of the event and attendees’ air travel and accommodation. Offsets will be purchased from an accredited scheme provider and used to support projects that remove or reduce emissions from the atmosphere (e.g., reforestation, renewable energy, and energy efficiency projects).


Event Partner

Event Partner - Institutional Shareholder Services group (ISS) ESG logo

Responsible Investing Executive Masterclass

Date and time

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Location

A4.05 Function Room
(Building A, Level 4)

Southern Cross University
Gold Coast campus

Southern Cross Drive 
Bilinga QLD
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