ESG Working Group FY20

Recruitment End Date

22 Nov 2019

Engagement Start Date

14 Oct 2019

Business Objective

Responsible for defining scope and requirements for an emerging ESG industry standard being developed by CFA Institute.

Volunteer Impact

Responsible for defining scope and requirements for an emerging ESG industry standard being developed by CFA Institute.

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities

Volunteers will serve as members of the ESG Industry Standard Working Group, a temporary volunteer body under the supervision of the Global Industry Standards (GIS) Steering Committee. They will provide input into the scope and detailed requirements for an ESG industry standard being developed by CFA Institute. For example, a current high-level requirement is that the standard must establish minimum disclosure requirements. The Working Group will be responsible for defining the scope and nature of these disclosures (e.g. objectives, exclusion criteria used in screening strategies, scoring models, metrics, benchmarks, risk, etc.) The Working Group will not be responsible for writing the actual requirements.

Volunteer Work Location and Time Commitment

The time commitment is expected to be significant for this role, with bi-weekly conference calls and occasional in-person meetings with significant time for document review and meeting/conference call preparation.

Volunteer External Experience

Nominees should have at least 5 years of experience related to ESG Integration, Sustainable Investing, Responsible Investing, Socially Responsible Investing, Impact Investing or any other type of strategy that falls under these broad descriptors.

Volunteer Certifications

Not Applicable

Professional Conduct Check Required?

No

Conflicts Specific to the Role

None

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