CSRHub CEO and Co-founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at the Agrion Energy Summit & Sustainability Meeting, February 19-20, 2013, in New York, NY. Joining Bahar’s conference panel, Materiality of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) Factors and Data Transparency, will be:
Vice Chairman, NASDAQ OMX Group
Senior ESG Analyst, Bloomberg LP
Director of Socially Responsive Investments, Rockefeller & Co.
Director of Capital Markets Policy, CFA Institute
The panel includes both those who generate data and those who receive and analyze it and we will seek to understand how to improve the reliability and transparency of sustainability data.
CSRHub members can use coupon code 2250 when registering at www.agrion.org/new-york2013 for a very generous discount ($400 value)!
Bahar Gidwani is a Cofounder and CEO of CSRHub. Formerly, he was the CEO of New York-based Index Stock Imagery, Inc, from 1991 through its sale in 2006. He has built and run large technology-based businesses and has experience building a multi-million visitor Web site. Bahar holds a CFA, was a partner at Kidder, Peabody & Co., and worked at McKinsey & Co. Bahar has consulted to both large companies such as Citibank, GE, and Acxiom and a number of smaller software and Web-based companies. He has an MBA (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School and a BS in Astronomy and Physics (magna cum laude) from Amherst College. Bahar races sailboats, plays competitive bridge, and is based in New York City.
CSRHub provides access to corporate social responsibility and sustainability ratings and information on nearly 7,000 companies from 135 industries in 82 countries. By aggregating and normalizing the information from 200 data sources, CSRHub has created a broad, consistent rating system and a searchable database that links millions of rating elements back to their source. Managers, researchers and activists use CSRHub to benchmark company performance, learn how stakeholders evaluate company CSR practices and seek ways to change the world.