Past Compass Investors Conferences

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.

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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.

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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.

2018 RFK Compass Investors Conference - Hyannis Port

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.

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