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CSRHub's Bahar Gidwani Speaking at BattleFin Virtual Discovery Days

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2020 12:35:40 PM / by CSRHub Blogging


CSRHub CTO and Co-Founder, Bahar Gidwani, will be speaking at the 2020 BattleFin Ensemble & Discovery Days event. The conference will take place virtually September 29th - 30th, 2020.  

BattleFin's panel lineup is broad and current, including discussions on the recovery of the travel industry, tech and consumer stock insights, macroeconomic trends, and even a panel focusing on the current election. 

The two-day conference aims to use alternative data insights to predict some of the changing impacts Covid-19 will have on Q3 earnings.

Bahar will take part in a roundtable discussion on the Institutional Investor's Perspective sponsored by AWS on Tuesday at 11:35am ET alongside executives from:

  • Sentieo - Financial Research for a Market Edge
  • American Century Investments - Leading Asset Management Firm
  • Worldwide World Pensions Council - The Asset Owners' Think Tank

For the full agenda, a complete list of speakers, and the opportunity to register, click here.

Bahar.Gidwani Bahar Gidwani has built and run large technology-based businesses for many years. Bahar holds a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and was one of the first people to receive the FSA (Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting) designation from SASB. Bahar worked on Wall Street with Kidder, Peabody, and with McKinsey & Co. He has founded several technology-based companies and is a co-founder of CSRHub, the world’s broadest source of corporate social responsibility information. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree in physics and astronomy. He plays bridge, races sailboats, and is based in New York City.

CSRHub offers one of the world’s broadest and most consistent set of Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings, covering 20,000 companies. Its Big Data algorithm combines millions of data points on ESG performance from hundreds of sources, including leading ESG analyst raters, to produce consensus scores on all aspects of corporate social responsibility and sustainability. CSRHub ratings can be used to drive corporate, investor and consumer decisions. For more information, visit www.CSRHub.com. CSRHub is a B Corporation.

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CSRHub Co-Founders at Sustainable Brands, Commit!Forum, CSE, BrownFlynn, and ISOS Group

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 25, 2012 5:13:23 PM / by CSRHub Blogging

CSRHub Co-Founders Bahar Gidwani and Cynthia Figge are very busy these days! You can catch up with them at one of the following events where they are speaking or attending:

CSRHub CEO and Co-founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at Sustainable Brand’s New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference, September 27-28, 2012 at The Wharton School in Philadelphia, PA.  Bahar will be on a discussion panel, The Evolution of Sustainability Standards.  See more information.  The first 10 people to register for SB’s New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference and let us know will receive a 25% discount on a subscription to CSRHub!  Contact sales@csrhub.com for the discount link.

Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at CR Magazine’s COMMIT!Forum, Good Business Makes the Difference, October 2-3, 2012 in New York, NY.  Joining Bahar’s conference panel, Assuring Sustainability, will be executives from Intel, UPS and the Global Reporting Initiative. See more information. Register to attend COMMIT!Forum today using ID Code: CSRHUB at  www.eiseverywhere.com/commit2012?discountcode=CSRHUB, to enjoy one of two special offers from CSRHub valued up to $225!

CSRHub will also participate in GRI/Sustainability trainings with:

  • BrownFlynn, GRI Training, September 25-26 in Palo Alto, CA.
  • ISOS Group, GRI Training, September 27-28 in Honolulu, HI.  CSRHub COO and Co-founder Cynthia Figge will be speaking.
  • CSE (Centre for Sustainability and Excellence) CSR Practitioner Training, October 29-30 in Atlanta.

Stay tuned for more speaking announcements next week!

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.

Cynthia Figge, Cofounder and COO of CSRHub is a forerunner and thought leader in the corporate sustainability movement. In 1996 she co-founded EKOS International, one of the first consultancies integrating sustainability and corporate strategy. Cynthia has worked with major organizations including BNSF, Boeing, Coca-Cola, Dow Jones, Noranda and REI to help craft sustainability strategy integrated with business. She was an Officer of LIN Broadcasting/McCaw Cellular leading new services development, and started a new “Greenfield” mill with Weyerhaeuser. She serves as Advisor to media and technology companies, and served as President of the Board of Sustainable Seattle. Cynthia has an MBA from Harvard Business School. Cynthia is based in the Seattle area.


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