Treasurer Frerichs serves as the Chief Investment and Banking Officer for the state of Illinois and actively manages approximately $32 billon in state funds. As a former Illinois State Senator, he sponsored the Illinois Benefit Corporation Act and Sustainable Investing Act. As Treasurer since 2014, he has implemented a sustainability investment strategy called "Raising The Bar" and is committed to an ESG focused philosophy for Illinois funds.
Leo Strine, Jr.
Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court (retired)
Chief Justice Strine retired from the court in 2019 and is currently Of Counsel at Watchell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz. He has published extensively about the potential for benefit corporations to increase corporate accountability and authored Toward Fair and Sustainable Capitalism, a treatise that calls for sweeping corporate reform, including the role that institutional investors play in corporate governance.