US SIF Announces Election of Four Board Members
US SIF's 14-member board of directors provides strategic guidance to advance sustainable, responsible and impact investing across all asset classes.WASHINGTON, D.C., January 9, 2019 – US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment today announced the election of four board directors. Directors also serve on the US SIF Foundation Board. US SIF's 14-member board of directors provides strategic guidance to advance sustainable, responsible and impact investing across all asset classes.
The new board members are:
- Kimberly Gluck, Managing Director and Member, Boston Trust Board of Directors
- Aniket Shah, Head of Sustainable Investing, OppenheimerFunds
- Kurt Summers, Treasurer, City of Chicago, and
- Leslie Samuelrich, President, Green Century Capital Management, was elected to a second term.
Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF, said “I have had the opportunity to work closely with Kimberly, Aniket, Kurt and Leslie and know the tremendous value they will bring to the US SIF board, particularly as we begin to roll out our new Strategic Plan. I am honored to be able to work more closely with them.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Kimberly, Aniket and Kurt to the board and to have Leslie serve another term,” said Craig Metrick, US SIF Board Chair. “Their deep experience and specific areas of expertise will further advance the mission of US SIF and the rapidly expanding field of sustainable investing.”
“I am also deeply appreciative of the efforts of our outgoing board members. We're grateful for their dedication and service,” said Metrick.
Departing from the board are Michelle Clayman of New Amsterdam Partners, Justin Conway of Calvert Impact Capital, and Stephen Freedman, formerly with UBS. A full list of the US SIF board of directors can be found at ussif.org/board.
About US SIF
US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is the leading voice advancing sustainable, responsible and impact investing across all asset classes. Its mission is to rapidly shift investment practices toward sustainability, focusing on long-term investment and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts. US SIF members include investment management and advisory firms, mutual fund companies, asset owners, research firms, financial planners and advisors, broker-dealers, community investing organizations and nonprofit associations. The 9th US SIF Annual Conference will take place from June 10-12, in Minneapolis, MN.
US SIF is supported in its work by the US SIF Foundation, a 501(C)(3) organization that undertakes educational and research activities to advance the mission of US SIF, including offering training for advisors and other financial professionals on the Fundamentals of Sustainable and Impact Investment. Learn more at ussif.org.