2023 RFK Compass Fall Investors Summit on AI, Ethics, and Investments

With the recent influx of capital into AI, it is vital to consider the role investors play in advancing the positive potential of AI while mitigating existing and future societal harms. In partnership with Lucid Capitalism and BNY Mellon, we joined investors, asset managers, and civil society advocates to discuss key themes including the practical applications of AI, the social justice implications of AI, the role of investors in ensuring responsible technology developments, and more.

2023 RFK Compass Summer Investors Conference

Our flagship Summer Investors Conference at The Kennedy Compound and the Chatham Bars Inn has concluded! This invitation-only event convened key investment decision makers—leading institutional investors and fund managers—for three days of unparalleled thought leadership and disruptive programming around seeking alpha while doing good.

2023 RFK Compass Winter Investors Conference

Following our flagship conference on the Cape last June, we welcomed investors in Miami for our Winter 2023 RFK Compass Investors Conference. What an amazing event it was, gathering private market investors committed to seeking alpha and doing good.

We heard from so many insightful speakers in Miami! From disrupting the status quo in the private equity space with Ursula Burns to breaking through the noise with leading emerging managers to impactful investing trends across the alternative markets with a diverse group of investors, we were able to collaboratively generate new, beneficial approaches to investing.

2022 RFK Compass Summer Investors Conference

For the first time since 2019, we gathered in person on the beautiful Cape for the annual RFK Compass Summer Investors Conference—the industry’s invite-only event for private market investors and leaders who are committed to seeking alpha and doing good in society!

RFK Compass Investors 2022 SXSW Conference

The RFK Compass Investors team successfully hosted its very first panel at SXSW in Austin Texas on March 11 in a room full of public and private investors, activists, city officials, and nonprofit leaders.

The conversation was led by Sancia Dalley, SVP, Strategic Partnerships and Investor Engagement, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. Joining the panel were Marcela Pinilla, Director of Sustainable Investing for Zevin Asset Management and Christina Hollenback, Founder and CEO at Justice Capital.

Compass Live

Through the same kind of frank conversations that characterize our RFK Compass Investors Conferences, RFK Compass Live virtual gatherings bring together our core group of decision-makers in the investment community to examine the changing dynamics in our society and explore what’s happening in the economy today.

Our all-digital formats include fireside chats, panel discussions, and large roundtables. Past sessions have examined private equity’s boom and future outlook, health care investing in a pandemic, addressing income inequality as a pathway to economic equity, and bridging the wealth gap for Black America.

These experiences empower participants to return to the boardroom, and to their communities, with insights from industry thought leaders, armed with tangible actions to take within their portfolios, their organizations, and beyond.

2019 RFK Compass Investors Conference – Hyannis Port

The Compass Investors Conference celebrated its 10 year anniversary, with a three-day conference at the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port focusing on the opportunity costs of incarceration, the Japanese government’s ESG approach to its pension investment funds, and Disability Inclusion in ESG measurement. Keynote speakers included Marvin Rosen, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, Norihiro Takahashi, President, Government Pension Investment Fund of Japan, and Peter Kadens, Chief Executive Officer, Kaden Holdings Group and Chairman of Kadens Family Foundation.

Highlights from 2019 Hyannis Port

Highlights from 2019 Hyannis Port

Panel Discussion: The Opportunity Cost of Incarceration

This discussion with investors, policymakers and activists was moderated by RFK Human Rights Chief Investment Officer Michael Schreiber, and featured Peter Kadens, Chief Executive Officer, Kaden Holdings Group and Chairman of Kaden Family Foundation Insha Rahman, Director, Strategy and New Initiatives, Vera Institute of Justice among its panelists.

Hyannis Port Compass Conference: The Opportunity Cost of Incarceration

Hyannis Port Compass Conference: The Opportunity Cost of Incarceration

2018 RFK Compass Investors Conference – Hyannis Post

Gathering at the home of Mrs. Ethel Kennedy, Founder and CEO of Vista Equity Robert F. Smith facilitated an engaging conversation between guest speakers Governor Christopher T. Sununu of New Hampshire and Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina about challenges for states to succeed while at the same time safeguarding the care of all of its citizens. Attendees also joined in conversation with Steve Westly, investor and founder of The Westly Group, who detailed growing investment opportunities in clean technology and the growing popularity of ESG principles for the Next Gen Investors of Silicon Valley, and beyond. The Compass Investors Conference wrapped up with a closing keynote from Todd Ruppert, founder and CEO of Ruppert International and Venture Partner at Greenspring Associate, who provided an in-depth look at the current state of venture capital, general trends of the industry and insight into why firms valued at billions chose to stay private.

2018 Compass Investors Conference Highlights

2018 Compass Investors Conference Highlights