• Program 2009-10

Sustainable Finance


November 17, 2009


6-8 pm


Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity - Newman Vertical Campus Room 14220 - 55 Lexington Avenue between 24 / 25 Sts.

While there is much uncertainty about the future of banking one thing is certain: lending to underserved/low income consumers will never be the same. On this panel we hear how it is changing. If subprime was a bad (or sub-optimal) model for extending finance to underserved, underbanked demographics in the US what is the right way? How will the underbanked get access to the capital they deserve? Who will provide that capital?


Ben Levisohn, Staff Editor, BusinessWeek


Gina Harman, Chief Executive, Accion USA; Gregory Larkin, Senior Analyst, Banking and Diversified Financials, RiskMetrics Sustainability Solutions Group; Cathie Mahon, Executive Director and Assistant Commissioner, Office of Financial Empowerment NYC Department of Consumer Affairs