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Insight Forums 'Keen for 'Green': supports enviro-friendly shareholder communications

Press release from the issuing company

Boston, MA – Insight Forums, LLC today announced that it has launched a "Keen for Green" program of registration discounts and charitable donations to reinforce the need for environmental stewardship in producing shareholder communications. Executives using the special "green" web link to register for its upcoming Shareholder Communications Symposium will receive 25% off their registration fee and will trigger a $25 donation to the Carbon Disclosure Project. This link is http://www.insightforums.com/?sub=391.

"Keen for Green" benefits also may be obtained by telephone by calling 800-886-2196 x3 and mentioning the phrase "Keen for Green" in the registration request.

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an independent not-for-profit organization that holds the largest database of corporate climate change information in the world. Its mission is to collect and distribute high-quality information that motivates investors, corporations, and governments to take action to prevent dangerous climate change. For more information, please visit www.cdproject.net. 

"We wanted to do something even more tangible than offering a forum to discuss today's environmental issues," said Steve Weissman, Program Director and Senior Analyst at Insight Forums. "Rewarding people with a discount for their active interest and contributing directly to CDP are two ways we can lend some meaningful and immediate support."

About the Shareholder Communications Symposium
The Shareholder Communications Symposium is an exclusive forum dedicated to helping governance, shareholder communications and investor relations professionals balance cost and service, and gain additional benefits in the form of environmental stewardship and improved brand equity. Three of its sessions are dedicated to covering sustainability concerns from the standpoints of regulation, procurement, and reporting:

- On the Regulatory Horizon: Financial Reporting, Sustainability, and Privacy Regulations Affecting Shareholder Communications, featuring Matt Kelly of Compliance Week, Lawrence Bachman of Exelon Corp., Jeff Morgan of National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), and Mike Schlanger of Merrill Corp.

- Can Sustainability, Cost Reduction, and Usability Coexist in Shareholder Communications? featuring Will Markunas of BNY Mellon Shareowner Services, Sonal Mahida of the Carbon Disclosure Project, and Jay Jamrog of i4CP.

- The Growing Impact of Environmental, Sustainability, and Governance Reporting, featuring Mark Orlowski of the Sustainable Endowments Institute

Information about sponsorships, attendance, or speaking opportunities is available on the Web at www.insightforums.com/scs2009.php. Symposium exhibits are co-located with the Document Strategy Forum.