US SIF Names Kim Coble Chief Operating Officer
As a member of the senior management team, Coble will lead ongoing oversight and reporting against US SIF's strategic plan as well as play a key role in the day to day management of the organization.WASHINGTON, D.C., January 4, 2018 –US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment announced today that Kim Coble has joined its staff as Chief Operating Officer.
US SIF is the leading voice advancing sustainable, responsible and impact investing across all asset classes. The Chief Operating Officer is a member of the senior management team and will lead ongoing oversight and reporting against US SIF's strategic plan as well as play a key role in the day to day management of the organization.
“We're thrilled to welcome Kim to the US SIF team and to this newly created role,” said Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF. “She brings a passion for the environment and sustainability and a keen interest in sustainable investment. Her significant management and leadership experience will help us achieve our strategic goals in a time of unprecedented interest in sustainable and impact investing.”
Before joining US SIF, Coble spent 25 years with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, where she served several roles including most recently as Vice President for Environmental Protection and Restoration, directing all policy, advocacy and restoration efforts. Coble serves on the boards of the Oyster Recovery Partnership and as the Board Chair of Restore America's Estuaries. She is a graduate of Leadership Maryland and was named one of Maryland's Top 100 Women. Kim was also appointed by the Senate President to the Maryland State Ethics Commission. Coble earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from University of Puget Sound and a Master's of Science in Public Health in Environmental Health and Toxicology from University of Washington.
Coble said: “I am very excited about this opportunity to drive capital to advance critical environmental and social concerns. I am so looking forward to getting to know the more than 300 firms who are part of US SIF and the many other stakeholders with whom US SIF works."
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, pension funds, foundations and other asset owners, research firms, financial planners and advisors, broker-dealers, community investing organizations and nonprofit associations.
The 8th US SIF Annual Conference will take place from May 30 - June 1, 2018 in Washington, DC.
US SIF is supported in its work by the US SIF Foundation, a 501(C)(3) organization that undertakes educational, research and programmatic activities to advance the mission of US SIF, including offering trainings for advisors and other financial professionals on the Fundamentals of Sustainable and Impact Investment. The US SIF Foundation's Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends is the definitive and most comprehensive report on the sustainable investment industry and the 12th edition will be released in late 2018.
Learn more at www.ussif.org.