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
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)
Banco Santander (Brazil) SA
Boston Provident Hedge Fund
 Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB)
 The Carbon Disclosure
 Clinton Global Initiative
 Consolidated Edison, Inc.
Deloitte & Touche LLP
 The Domini Funds
 Domini Social
 The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Global Reporting Initiative USA (GRI)
 Governance &
Accountability Institute, Inc.
 Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES)
Johnson & Johnson
 Johnson Controls
 Kohlberg Kravis
Roberts (NYSE: KKR)
 Lazard Asset Management, LLC
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
--  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

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: 
Dana Carey
Director Business Development 
(212) 661 7566 ext. 234 
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