The Polsky Practical Personal Enrichment Series

Eric Dilts

Sustainable Investing 101

Thursday – February 8, 2018
2-3:30 p.m.
CoLab (OCB 100)

Discover how to invest with a conscience without hurting your financial returns.

Eric Dilts, Financial Advisor/Financial Planning Specialist for Morgan Stanley, will:

  • Define sustainable investing in relationship to one’s personal values
  • Determine the importance of sustainable investing
  • Identify ways to invest sustainably

Dilts has more than a decade of experience in senior management. Previously, Dilts was the Director of the Sustainable Business Center, an 80,000-square-foot business incubator in Galesburg, Ill., that focuses on supporting sustainability-related entrepreneurship development. 

This presentation is geared to students, but anyone may attend. Free.

Socially Conscious Investing

Thursday – February 8, 2018
7-8:30 p.m.
Polsky Theatre, Carlsen Center

Does your personal investment portfolio reflect your core values? Find out how it can.

Eric Dilts, Financial Advisor/Financial Planning Specialist for Morgan Stanley, will discuss:

  • Identifying ways to shift investments to match your social values
  • Determining how corporate activities align with your personal investing values
  • Talking to your financial planner about a socially responsible portfolio

This event is free and open to the public. Enjoy light refreshments and socializing before the program. No tickets, but RSVPs are appreciated for planning purposes. Email the Polsky Series or call 913-469-3835.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Dilts was the Director of the Sustainable Business Center, an 80,000-square-foot business incubator in Galesburg, Ill., that focuses on supporting sustainability-related entrepreneurship development.


About the Polsky Series

Norman Polsky
Norman Polsky

This series is underwritten by the Norman and Elaine Polsky Family Supporting Foundation within the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation in partnership with JCCC, and includes topics not currently offered elsewhere. Successful professionals share their knowledge to benefit you.

Past presentations include:
  • Math Doesn't Suck, presented by Danica McKellar (July 2011)
  • The Economy, Taxes and Your Money, presented by Peter Newman (September 2011)
  • Honoring the History and Service of the Tuskegee Airmen, presented by JCCC Veterans (November 2011)
  • Is Preventing Alzheimer's Disease Possible?, presented by Dr. Jeffrey Burns (September 2012)
  • The Heart of a Warrior, film premiere featuring Navajo Code Talker Samuel Sandoval. (November 2012)
  • Windows on Culture, Doorways to Understanding: Viewing China through Architecture, presented by Dr. Jerome Silbergeld (December 2012)
  • Perennials from Around the World: How new plants are found, presented by Dan Heims (February 2013)
  • Making Hope Happen: Create the Future You Want for Yourself and Others (September 2013)
  • Straight Talk about Teens, Choices and Safety: Be a Parent First, a Friend Second (October 2013)
  • Military Service: A Latino Perspective (November 2013)
  • How Curiosity Changed My Life, Adam Steltzner, Lead Landing Engineer of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover Project (March 2014)
  • Ready or Not? It’s up to YOU: Smart, Simple Steps to Stay Safe, Kathy Wing (October 2014)
  • Collaboration and Change - Darden Smith and SongwritingWith:Soldiers (November 2015)
  • "Unlocking the Great Pyramid," by Jean-Pierre Houdin (April 2016)
  • "Kosher/Soul," by Michael W. Twitty (March 2017)

Watch prior Polsky Series seminars online anytime; or via cable (in Johnson County only) on Consolidated Communications Channel 17, TimeWarner Channel 17 or Comcast of Olathe Channel 22 at 9 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.