IMPACT by Interactive Brokers Hosts “Women Investing for IMPACT” Webinar | Business
GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 17, 2022–
IMPACT by Interactive Brokers (Nasdaq: IBKR), a mobile trading platform for socially responsible investors, today announced that the company will host the “Women Investing for IMPACT” webinar on March 24, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The roundtable will be comprised of women leaders in business, finance and investment who have impacted the world through their inspiring work. The webinar coincides with Women’s History Month and reiterates Interactive Brokers’ commitment and support for gender equality through the IMPACT app, as well as the company’s ongoing efforts to help women to become and remain strong investors themselves.
To register for the “Women Investing for IMPACT” webinar, click on here.
The discussion, moderated by Elaine Mandelbaum, General Counsel at Interactive Brokers, will focus on the emerging dialogue around impact investing, delving deeper into the topics of transparency and integrity in investing and how women lead the way in values-aligned businesses.
“The incredible growth in ESG investing over the past two years has raised so much awareness of sustainability and had a profound effect on how we choose to invest in our future,” said Elaine Mandelbaum. “I look forward to the sharing of insights from our panel of experts as we examine the complex realities surrounding the dynamics of money and investing in our world today.”
The “Women Investing for IMPACT” webinar will cover a variety of topics, including:
- What it means to be a values-driven company
- How our money is an extension of our truth
- Seek to address societal inequalities through every financial decision
- Every investment is an impact investment; our awareness of impact is a choice.
Confirmed panelists for the discussion include:
- Suzanne Lernerco-founder and CEO of Michael Stars and the Michael Stars Foundation
- Nioma Narissa Sadler, Majority Shareholder and Traditional Medicines Goodwill Ambassador and Founder of WomenServe
- Ali Motroni, Impact Investing Advisor at Align Impact
- Nina Simons, Co-Founder of Bioneers and Chief Relationship Strategist
“Investing with a gender lens and a racial lens redefines the whole notion of diversifying your investments,” said Suzanne Lerner, President and CEO of Michael Stars. “I have elevated my approach beyond traditional methods such as asset class and sector to invest in companies that are diversifying their leadership to include more women of color. As an investor and entrepreneur, I have found that leadership diversity is a competitive advantage.As a human being, I love being able to play a direct role in improving the lives of women and girls by supporting their businesses.We can all learn to align our values on our investments. And this panel of women will certainly inspire you to do so!
IMPACT by Interactive Brokers makes it easy for investors to find and invest in companies that share their values. Investors select their personal investment criteria from 13 impact values and principles and screen out investments based on 10 categories. Based on these selections, the app provides impact scores on existing portfolios and holdings and identifies companies that match the criteria selected by investors. This, coupled with the ability to view financial metrics and stock news while reviewing company impact scores, provides investors with the ability to improve their alignment through alternative company screening in a simple and effective way. . The app also allows users to give back to communities by donating to charities that match their values through the GIVE feature.
IMPACT by Interactive Brokers can be downloaded from the Apple and Google Play stores. For more information on the IMPACT app, please visit IMPACT by IBKR.
IB LLC is a member SIPC.
About Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.:
Interactive Brokers Group affiliates provide automated trade execution and custody of securities, commodities and currencies around the clock in over 135 markets in many countries and currencies, from a single account IBKR integrated investment program to clients around the world. We serve retail investors, hedge funds, proprietary trading groups, financial advisors and introducing brokers. Our four decades of focus on technology and automation has enabled us to equip our clients with a single, sophisticated platform to manage their investment portfolios. We strive to provide our clients with advantageous execution pricing and trading, risk and portfolio management tools, research facilities and investment products, all at low or no cost, positioning them to obtain higher returns on investments. Barron’s ranked Interactive Brokers #1 with 5 out of 5 stars in its February 26, 2021 review of Best Online Broker.
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