ICD Focuses on Socially Responsible Initiatives at AFP
ICD Partners with Academy Securities, DWS and Federated to drive awareness around investing with purpose
BOSTON, October 21, 2019/PRNewswire/ – ICD, the leading independent trading and investment risk management technology company, offers treasury participants at the AFP National Conference in Boston an opportunity to learn about the various ways to align investment strategy with values.
- Qualcomm and Jefferies discuss the power of leveraging a portal beyond investing
- ESG presentations on investment philosophies from DWS & Federated
- Luncheon with disabled veteran owned and operated firm, Academy Securities
- Oceana donation from ICD Foundation
ICD’s Tom Knight, EVP & Treasurer, will join Qualcomm and Jefferies to educate treasury on the power of technology to drive efficiency beyond trading and how technology empowers global treasury teams to diversify into funds such as ESG’s.
ICD Portal’s selection of investment products includes many social mission focused funds, including minority-owned, veteran-owned, ESG and LEAF funds. Two socially responsible fund providers, DWS and Federated, will review their approach to ESG portfolio management during in-booth (304) sessions at AFP. Monday’s luncheon with Academy Securities highlights the benefits of investing in veteran owned products, highlighting the Academy Share Class money market fund. The session features General Stewart, a three-star general who will discuss his experiences on the front-lines in many US conflicts abroad.
During the conference, for every Treasury practitioner who participates in an ICD Portal demonstration, ICD Foundation will donate $50 to Oceana, a nonprofit dedicated to saving the world’s oceans. In addition to helping the environment, the practitioner will receive a plush dolphin and a certificate of gratitude.
Please stop and visit ICD booth 304 to learn more about how socially responsible investing can be a part of your investment strategy and help ICD and Oceana in the fight to preserve the world’s most precious resource.
ICD is treasury’s trusted, independent portal provider of money market funds and other short-term investments. We bring together the treasury investment community and the market’s fund companies to deliver unbiased access to over 300 investment products, leading market experts, and intuitive technology. Our award-winning ICD Portal is a model in the industry for trading, reporting and analysis. Focused solely on the needs of the treasury investment community, ICD is always putting Treasury First. Our expert service is offered through our Global Trading Desk, spanning London, Boston and San Francisco.