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Capital Link in Cooperation With NYSE Euronext Hosting "CSR & IR-Maximizing Shareholder Value" Forum "Corporate Social

Capital Link in Cooperation With NYSE Euronext Hosting "CSR & IR-Maximizing  Shareholder Value" Forum "Corporate Social Responsibility as a Competitive Advantage in Finance & Investing" Wednesday, March 13, 2013, New York City  NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/19/13 --  Capital Link, an International Investor Relations and Financial Communications firm in cooperation with the NYSE Euronext (NYX), parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, is organizing the annual "CSR & IR-Maximizing Shareholder Value" Forum, at the Metropolitan Club, NYC on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (There is no fee to register for non-service providers).  Capital Link's Forum focuses exactly on how CSR impacts a company's valuation and cost of capital. In this context, the Forum will focus on three major topics:      --  From the corporate perspective it explores how CSR can impact the     valuation and cost of capital for private and publicly listed     companies as investors and financiers may perceive them as safer and     more sustainable financing and investment choices. --  From the investors' point of view, it explores how CSR integrates     among the investment criteria, what Socially Responsible Investing     (SRI) is all about and its comparative return performance. --  The alignment of the CSR, IR and the overall corporate communications     strategy, message and function. Also, the developments in the area of     Integrated Reporting Standards and updates on Reporting Solutions,     standards and guidelines     The Forum features a distinguished list of CSR, IR and Investment Professionals from the following institutions who will share their experience in investing and covering the industry:   Alcoa (NYSE: AA) AT&T  Banco Santander (Brazil) SA BlackRock  Bloomberg  Boston Provident Hedge Fund  Calvert Investments  Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB)  The Carbon Disclosure Project  Clinton Global Initiative  Consolidated Edison, Inc. CSRwire  Deloitte & Touche LLP  The Domini Funds  Domini Social Investments  The Earth Institute, Columbia University FSG  GISR  Global Reporting Initiative USA (GRI)  Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.  Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) IFAC  Intel  Johnson & Johnson  Johnson Controls  Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (NYSE: KKR)  Lazard Asset Management, LLC Merck  NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX)  One Report  Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights  UBS Investment Bank  UBS Wealth Management Americas  The World Bank  Panel discussions will explore:       --  Valuing Companies Beyond Financial Metrics-CSR, Finance & Capital     Markets --  CSR & Shareholder Value-Optimizing Valuation & Returns --  CSR and IR, Aligning Strategy & Communications --  Integrated Reporting and Updates on Reporting Solutions, Ratings     Standard & Guidelines --  CSR & investing-The Investor's Point of View-What Matters? --  Sustainable Investing & Created Shared Value --  Public Private Partnerships/Global CSR     Audience:  The Forum will target top senior executives from the corporate (Fortune 500), financial and investment communities in addition to the major financial media. As CSR spreads across several corporate functions, our Forum targets executives from various departments, such as Corporate, Finance, Marketing, Procurement, Communications, Investor Relations, Human Resources/Personnel and Corporate Social Responsibility departments. Also targeted are government and non-government agencies, associations Foundations and media focused on CSR.   To register to attend this event:  For more information visit:  About NYSE Euronext  NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets -- the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca -- represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index. For more information, please visit:  Contact:  Dana Carey Director Business Development  (212) 661 7566 ext. 234     
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