Past Compass Investors Conferences

For more than a decade, our RFK Compass Investors Conferences have convened hundreds of the world’s biggest decision-makers. These gatherings offer timely discussions and invaluable networking opportunities to help inform, challenge and inspire asset owners and allocators to think differently about the effects their investments have on society, even as they seek to gain returns in their portfolios.

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 Investor 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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