Back in the 90s, attendees of the 30-year old SRI in the Rockies conference in the US - renamed The SRI Conference a few years back - might have fallen out of their seats and rolled around in the aisles laughing at the idea that Goldman Sachs would one day own the event.
Or, they might have predicted it as a logical extension of the sustainable finance movement.
The event had the reputation of being at the ‘progressive’ end of the sustainability spectrum.
Either way, it will be owned by Goldman very soon.
In a letter late last week to clients announcing the forthcoming Goldman Sachs buy-out of Folio Financial (FOLIOfn), the digital brokerage firm, Steve Wallman, Folio’s founder and CEO - a former SEC Commissioner, - said that the acquisition “fulfills Folio’s long-te