Socially Responsible Investing
SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTING: USING SHAREHOLDER POWER TO CREATE JUSTICE
THURSDAY, JUNE 9 | 7:00PM CT | $9.99 WEBINAR FEE
Sr. Corinne Florek, OP
Want to use your power as an investor and shareholder to create justice for all? Based upon her own experience, Sr. Corinne will share stories and investment strategies that you too can use to challenge corporations as well as invest in community development projects that directly benefit low-income communities around the world.
For the past thirty-five years, Corinne Florek, an Adrian Dominican Sister, has been working in the field of community economic development as a manager, educator, consultant, financial administrator, and strategic planner. Whether administering a 50-member craft cooperative in Appalachia or managing an international loan fund her work has focused on using capital innovatively to empower low-income people. Corinne received an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and has worked with a number of loan funds and nonprofits including the Mercy Partnership Fund, a community investment fund for the Sisters of Mercy which she directed for over 12 years. Currently Corinne is the Executive Director of the Religious Communities Investment Fund, a collaborative fund sponsored by twenty-three Catholic women’s religious congregations. Corinne was awarded the Ned Gramlich Lifetime Achievement Award from the Opportunity Finance Network in 2010 and the Community Impact Award from the Northern California Community Loan Fund in 2014.