Amy AugustineLindsey Lane2019-03-04T20:00:09+00:00
Director of ESG Investing
As Director of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing, Amy oversees the evaluation of existing and potential securities relative to ESG factors. She also leads our shareholder engagement initiatives to promote greater corporate accountability, including company dialogues, shareholder proposals, and proxy voting.
Prior to joining the firm in 2019, Amy was Senior Director for the Company Network at Ceres. At Ceres, she advised corporations on integrating sustainability into business strategies and decision-making and led a team bringing together companies, investors, and civil society experts in face-to-face dialogues to find smart business solutions to sustainability challenges. Prior to Ceres, Amy worked at Calvert Investments for more than a decade leading and managing diversity and international labor relations research, advocacy, and policy initiatives. She helped develop the Calvert Women’s Principles, the first global code of conduct focused on empowering, advancing, and investing in women worldwide, and its companion Gender Equality Principles’ Initiative.
Amy recently served on the board of the Global Compact Network USA where she chaired the Nominating and Governance Committee and previously chaired the steering committee of the Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network (SIRAN). She earned a BA from the University of Kansas.