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When BDS infects ESG: An International Case Study HQed in Chicago- cosponsored by Chicago Loop Synagogue, DePaul University College of Law Center for Jewish Law and Judaic Studies and Decalogue Society

Thursday, February 9, 2023 18 Shevat 5783

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

ESG is a revolution in the investment world. Trillions of ESG dollars are already under management, and tens of trillions more will be in the next few years. Accompanying that explosive growth is the importance of the ratings of such investments. In 2020 Chicago-based ratings heavyweight Morningstar Inc. bought Sustainalytics, Europe’s leading ESG rater. But they got more than they bargained for: they inherited the company’s BDS-friendly ESG assumptions, terminologies, news sources, and more. Hear from the two Jewish communal professionals - one in the ESG world and the other in the Chicago Jewish advocacy arena - who worked collaboratively and successfully, and who enlarged the circle of advocates – to bring about meaningful, if not (yet) total change.

1.5 Units of General Illinois CLE available.

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