On behalf of our teams at Newday, HIP Investor, Pottinger, and ESGX, I’d like to extend an invitation to join us on 

Friday, April 24th (2PM PST | 5PM EDT)

for our e-Conference on:

Activating Academia

"Activating Academia" is a forum for discussion where we will explore how to activate the global community of students, faculty, and impact professionals to participate in initiatives that transform behavior as we rebuild a stronger and more resilient future.

We have an incredible group of speakers that are joining us from around the world outlined below.

Student Panel

Moderator: Peter Lupoff, San Francisco Net Impact

Panelists: Alex Duryea (Providence College), Anggun Berlian (Minerva Schools at KGI), Osa Aihie (NYU Wagner School of Public Policy)


Faculty Panel

Moderator: Dr. Leslie Sekerka, Professor of Management, Founding Director Ethics in Action Center at Menlo College

Panelists: Elizabeth Davis, Dean, School of Economics and Business  Administration; Tim Kastelle, University of Queensland Business School, Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Travis Brown, Indiana University, Assistant Dean for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Commercialization


Professional Impact Panel

Moderator: Kaede Kawauchi, Program Manager at Intentional Endowments Network

Panelists: Jim Sorenson, Founder of Sorenson Impact Center and Foundation; John Taft, Vice Chairman RW Baird and Board Member at the Minneapolis Foundation; Austin Halbert, CEO of Radius Learning


The 90 minute e-conference will be broken out into three segments; 

  • A moderated panel of responsibly minded students who will discuss their personal commitments in furthering the cause of sustainability as they address, "HOW TO ENGAGE IN A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE"

  • A moderated panel of faculty who will discuss efforts within their respective academic institutions to address sustainability and "HOW TO TEACH AND DRIVE SUSTAINABLE ENGAGEMENT"

  • A moderated panel of professional impact experts from the business and impact community who will address "HOW TO TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS OR NON-PROFIT INTO A CLIMATE ACTION HERO".