Sustainability Risk Management 

Eleventh Crow Wing

April 28, 2017: Invited Participant, MIT Sloan Sustainability Summit,, Cambridge, MA.​​

October 20, 2016: Behavior Finance, Trading Decisions, Bloomberg and 100 Women in Hedge Funds

​​December 8-9, 2015: RI Americas 2015: Risky Business, Risky Investments. Bloomberg and Responsible Investor.

March 9-12, 2015: Eleventh Crow Wing attends RES 2015 in Las Vegas, NV, sponsored by NCAIEC.

January 28, 2015: ECW Founder Marlys M Appleton nominated forCorporate LiveWire's Innovation & Excellence Award for 2015.  ​Celebrating and rewarding innovation and excellence, this Award is given to individuals or teams, regardless of size or location. Corporate LiveWire is a London-based news entity providing businesses with information


  • Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York, ESG Workshop, December 2014
  • Mentoring for Sustainability Fair, NYU and WNSF, a mentoring event attended by more than 150 students, November 2014
  • Invited participant, NYSSA Conference, NYC, May 2014
  • Invited participant, IFC Sustainability 2014, Extractives Industry, Stakeholder Engagement, Washington DC June 2014
  • Reuters Socially Responsible Investment Siminar Integrating E-S-G Risk Factors into Investments, NYC, March 2013
  • UNEP-FI Global Roundtable, Biennial Meeting, Speaking on Integrated Reporting, Washington DC, Oct 2011
  • Prince of Wales Sustainability Leadership Program on Sustainability RIsk, Glen Cove, NY, 2010
  • UN Environmental Program-Finance Initiative, Paris, October 2009 (member Asset Management Working Group 2005--2010)
  • The Conference Board, Center for Corporate Responsibility and Citizenship, NYC, 2008
  • The Carbon Disclosure Project Spring Workshop, Calculating Carbon Intensity in Metals & Mining, NYC, 2008
  • Pennsylvania State Insurance Commission, Climate Change and Insurance Investments, Harrisburg, PA, 2007
  • TBLI Asia Investor Conference, Due Diligence Integrating ESG Risk Factors, Bangkok, 2006


 In Academia: Columbia University, Baruch College, Iona College, New York University presenting on the practice of integrating Environment, Social and Governance (E-S-G) risk factors into business and investment decision-making.