NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Church Pension Group (CPG), a financial services organization that serves The Episcopal Church, announced that it will host a virtual conversation on shareholder engagement with leaders from The Coca-Cola Company and shareholder advocates. The event is part of CPG’s ongoing Insights & Ideas series of discussions on socially responsible investing (SRI). Individuals interested in attending the event can register at cpg.org/Insights&Ideas.
The event, which will take place on Monday, March 14, 2022, from 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM ET, will include a discussion on how shareholder engagement can not only advance important values at the forefront of faith-based investors’ minds but also enhance shareholder value.
“We are excited to host this conversation with The Coca-Cola Company, an organization that recognizes the importance of developing relationships and engaging with faith-based investors,” said Mary Kate Wold, CEO and President of CPG. “We believe engaging with companies to address social and environmental issues that are aligned to the concerns of The Episcopal Church is important to the management of our investment portfolio. Our conversation will address the issues many faith-based investors find important and will examine how The Coca-Cola Company has taken a concerted approach to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion practices throughout their business.”
The panelists will include Lori George Billingsley, Global Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at The Coca-Cola Company, Mary Minette, Director of Shareholder Advocacy at Mercy Investment Services; Mark Preisinger, Director of Corporate Governance at The Coca-Cola Company; and Christopher Rowe, Managing Director, Investments at CPG.
Videos and presentations from prior Insights & Ideas, which focused on climate change, investing in economically disadvantaged communities, faithful investing, positive impact investing, and sustainable investing, can be viewed at cpg.org/Insights&Ideas.
About the Church Pension Group
The Church Pension Group (CPG) is a financial services organization that serves The Episcopal Church. It maintains three lines of business—benefits, insurance, and publishing. CPG provides retirement, health, life insurance, and related benefits for clergy and lay employees of The Episcopal Church, as well as property and casualty insurance and book and music publishing, including the official worship materials of the Church. Follow CPG on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and LinkedIn. cpg.org