DENVER, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Local officials and Colorado politicians, clean energy experts and financial professionals will be featured front and center during The 27th annual SRI Conference, where more than 650 sustainable, responsible, impact (SRI) investment professionals from across the U.S. meet November 9-11, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Denver. On Friday, November 11th, The SRI Conference will host both former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter and Denver Sustainability Officer, Jerry Tinianow. This year, roughly 30 percent of The SRI Conference agenda (15 different sessions and presentations) will feature speakers from Denver and Boulder. Local presenters will share information and case studies, based on their own experiences working on issues including: sustainable urban development; improving returns and managing risk for impact investors in the philanthropic space; clean energy policy formation, and leveraging investment opportunities in the renewables space. For more information about The SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing, go to http://www.SRIconference.com. "One of our goals this year in moving The SRI Conference from The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs to Denver was to showcase some of the leading sustainability and impact investing experts who live right in our own backyard,"Steve Schueth, president of First Affirmative Financial Network and producer of The SRI Conference, said. "This year's agenda reflects a greater focus on local people and organizations that are demonstrating a more responsible approach to business and investing—one that is geared toward shifting the paradigm and creating a truly sustainable future."