New Board Members Join Sustainable Investing Organization
US SIF Adds Four Board Members, Re-elects Two Members to Three-year Terms
WASHINGTON--US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US SIF), the national nonprofit membership association for the sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) industry, today announced that four industry leaders have joined its board of directors and another two have been re-elected to second terms.
The four new members are: Darragh Gallant, Managing Director, U.S., and Director of Institutional Relations, North America, Sustainalytics; Reginald Stanley, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Calvert Investments, Inc.; Curtis D. Ravenel, Global Head, Sustainability Group, Bloomberg LP and Tim Brennan, Treasurer and CFO, Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA).
Gallant has been an actively involved in US SIF for 14 years, including serving as the co-chair for two years of the The Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network (SIRAN). She has worked extensively in the SRI industry, particularly in ESG research and analysis. Stanley, with more than 25 years of experience in finance, investment and economic development, has led marketing and product development at Calvert since 2000. He had previously served on the US SIF board for several years, including as a member of the board's executive committee.
Ravenel has been involved in US SIF for three years, and has been active in several areas, including the development of US SIF's professional education program. Ravenel has held a number of roles in his ten years at Bloomberg, including Financial Controller for Asia. The UUA has been part of US SIF for 12 years where Brennan oversees approximately $400 million in assets. He is a member of the UUA's Investment Committee, Committee on Socially Responsible Investing, and the Finance Committee.
Additionally, David Wood, Director, Harvard University/Initiative for Responsible Investment and Betsy Zeidman, formerly Director of the Compass Program, Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, both were re-elected to the board of directors.
US SIF Board Chair Michael Lent said: "Our new and re-elected board members represent the very best our industry has to offer in terms of broad experience, commitment to the field, and creative ideas for moving sustainable and responsible investing forward. We are delighted to have them join the board and look forward to working with them.”
ABOUT US SIF: THE FORUM FOR SUSTAINABLE AND RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT
US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (http://www.ussif.org) is the US membership association for professionals, firms, institutions and organizations engaged in sustainable and responsible investing. US SIF and its members advance investment practices that consider environmental, social and corporate governance criteria to generate long-term competitive financial returns and positive societal impact. US SIF's members include investment management and advisory firms, mutual fund companies, research firms, financial planners and advisors, broker-dealers, banks, credit unions, community development organizations, non-profit associations, and pension funds, foundations and other asset owners