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George Michael Gerstein Discusses ESG Investing in Retirement Plans on PLANSPONSOR Webinar

March 18, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA – George Michael Gerstein, co-chair of Stradley Ronon’s fiduciary governance group and member of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) group, served as a panelist on the PLANSPONSOR webinar, “Considering ESG Factors in Investment Selection,” on March 18. Gerstein’s panel discussed what the DOL’s latest regulations say about the use of ESG investments in retirement plans, how retirement plan sponsors can abide by their fiduciary duties when making investment selections based on ESG factors, and the different ways plan sponsors can include ESG investments in retirement plans.

Gerstein advises plan sponsors and financial services firms on the fiduciary and prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA and the rules and regulations applicable to governmental plans. He’s also co-chair of the fiduciary governance and ESG groups. He’s authored numerous articles on the interplay of ERISA and ESG investing.

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