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DATE: April 14, 2008 4:30:31 PM PDT
WWU to Host Forum on the Principles of Sustainable Investing

BELLINGHAM - Western Washington University's Division of Business & Financial Affairs will host an educational forum on "The Principles of Sustainable Investing" from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.

The purpose of this forum is to discuss one of the many aspects of sustainability - the principles of sustainable investing. Members of the firms Smith Barney and ClearBridge Advisors, consultants and fund manager to the University, will present.

The forum will begin with welcoming remarks by WWU President Karen W. Morse. David Nelson, professor of Economics, will moderate the forum.

Mary Jane McQuillen, ClearBridge Advisors, will discuss "Sustainability and Investment Decision Making" and Doug Berger, Smith Barney, will discuss "The Regulatory Backdrop and Fiduciary Responsibility for Investing."

Seven panelists, including a diverse group of professionals from Western and the Bellingham community, will prepare questions for the presenters. Members of the audience will also be invited to submit questions.

For more information on the forum, please contact Chris Vallejo at (360) 650-2233 or Chris.Vallejo@wwu.edu.

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