OUR MISSION

Founded to help investors navigate the complex world of the 21st century

TIIP was founded in 2015 by Steve Lydenberg—co-founder of the first index to utilize social and environmental standards—and William Burckart—a leading impact investing consultant—who were determined to help investors align their strategies and practices with the increasingly complex world of the 21st century. Not only did they want to show investors that everything—from the environment to healthcare to the financial markets—is interconnected, they also aimed to demonstrate that investors can play a major role in preventing environmental disasters and easing social unrest. They hoped that investors would realize that doing so is not only good for global sustainability and well-being, but it is good for their bottom lines.

TIIP has since worked tirelessly to encourage adoption of system-level investing through which investors consider the bigger-picture social, environmental, and financial system context of their security selection and portfolio construction decisions. We believe that with the proper guidance, support, and tools, investors can help to fortify the health of these systems, supporting long-term performance and driving industry transformation in the process.

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OUR TEAM

More than a century of combined industry leading expertise and experience.

Steve Lydenberg

Founder and Chairman

Steve Lydenberg, TIIP’s Founder and Chairman, also serves as Partner, Strategic Vision of Domini Impact Investments where he provides strategic vision and direction to guide the firm’s policies, procedures, and daily practices.

William “Bill” Burckart

CEO

William Burckart, TIIP’s CEO, has been at the forefront of ESG and impact investing, having worked as an advisor to investment management firms, private foundations, non-profits, government and major financial services industry bodies.

Monique Aiken

Managing Director

Monique Aiken, TIIP’s Managing Director is also a co-founder of Make Justice Normal, a nonprofit collective focused opening space for people seeking to move capital toward justice and a co-founder of the ReStarter Fund, an economic justice and climate justice focused initiative aiming to be a small business lifeline in these challenging times of polycrisis.

Melissa Eng

IMM Specialist

Melissa Eng is an IMM Specialist at TIIP. She has worked at multiple startup organizations, specializing in business operations and impact measurement and management. She was  previously at a growth-stage private equity firm focused on climate change and economic inclusion, where she supported the buildout of the firm from day one.

Billy Gridley

SAIL Senior Advisor

Billy Gridley is the SAIL Senior Advisor at TIIP. He is also the Managing Member of Benedict Partners, a sustainable investing consultancy advising endowments on investment policy, asset allocation and manager selection. He is President of Aton Forest, a wildlands land trust and forest research non-profit. He was most recently a Director of the Investor Network at Ceres where he was the team’s Public Policy Lead and Net Zero Investing Research Lead.

Laura Wells

Executive Assistant

Laura Wells is the Executive Assistant at TIIP. Previously, Laura was an independent consultant, providing a full range of administrative support in a number of sectors, including Financial Services, Law, and Consumer Packaged Goods.

Jessica Ziegler

Director of Research

Ms. Ziegler is Director for Research at TIIP and oversees all the organization’s research projects. She has extensive experience in research design, data collection and rigorous qualitative data analysis.

Steve Lydenberg

Steve Lydenberg

Founder and Chairman

Steve Lydenberg, TIIP’s Founder and Chairman, also serves as Partner, Strategic Vision of Domini Impact Investments where he provides strategic vision and direction to guide the firm’s policies, procedures, and daily practices.

Mr. Lydenberg previously served as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer and was a co-founder of the Domini 400 Social Index, the first index to utilize social and environmental standards. In addition, Mr. Lydenberg has been active in researching the social and environmental performance of corporations since 1975. Mr. Lydenberg was a co-founder of KLD Research & Analytics, Inc. and served as its research director from 1990 to 2001. From 1987 to 1989, he was an associate with Franklin Research and Development Corporation (now known as Trillium Asset Management). For 12 years he worked with the Council on Economic Priorities, ultimately as director of corporate accountability research. Mr. Lydenberg is the Founding Director of the Initiative for Responsible Investment (IRI) at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, which was established to provide institutional support for catalytic activity for responsible investment, broadly construed, with a strong focus on creating a foundation of research activity around the field. He has published widely on responsible investment and corporate social responsibility and is a CFA charter holder.

William “Bill” Burckart

CEO

William Burckart is the CEO at TIIP. He is a co-founder of Colorful Capital, which is bringing capital support and scaffolding to enterprises founded and led by members of the broad LGBTQ+ community; he coauthors a regular column for Nasdaq.com on the intersection between LGBTQ+ advancement and investment. William is Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs and The Brandmeyer Fellow for Impact and Sustainable Investing at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University. He is a fellow of the High Meadows Institute and co-author of the book 21st Century Investing: Redirecting Financial Strategies to Drive Systems Change (Berrett-Koehler, 2021). He holds a Master of Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of International Affairs from The George Washington University.

Monique Aiken

Managing Director

Monique Aiken is Managing Director at TIIP. She is also a co-founder of Make Justice Normal, a growing collective seeking to open space for people working to move capital towards justice, co-founder of the the ReStarter Fund, an economic and climate justice initiative aiming to be a small business lifeline in these challenging times of polycrisis and a Contributing Editor at ImpactAlpha. Monique is a member of the Steering Committee for the Intentional Endowments Network, the Investment Committee for the NYU Impact Investment Fund and the Advisory Board for the Global Bio Fund, focused on gendersmart biotech and wellness. Monique is a proud Toigo, SEO, and INROADS alum and holds an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, where she specialized in Financial Instruments and Markets and a B.Sc. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.

Jessica Ziegler

Director of Research

Jessica Ziegler is the Director of Research at TIIP and oversees all of TIIP’s research projects. She has extensive experience in research design, data collection and rigorous qualitative data analysis. She comes to TIIP from Mathematica Policy Research—an industry-leading policy research firm—where she spent nearly a decade conducting social policy evaluations. Ms. Ziegler has authored numerous reports on the implementation, costs and effectiveness of federally funded employment, family support and education programs; her reports are used by programs and policymakers to guide reforms and improvements. She holds a Master of Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Arts in Policy Studies from Dickinson College.

Monique Aiken

Laura Wells

Executive Assistant

Laura Wells is the Executive Assistant at TIIP. Previously, Laura was an independent consultant, providing a full range of administrative support in a number of sectors, including Financial Services, Law, and Consumer Packaged Goods. She assisted the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, as well as high-producing stockbrokers in the top five of their office rankings. As assistant to the Deputy General Counsel of a global food company, her duties included contract review and operations primarily, however she also assisted in crisis mitigation and public relations. Through her background as an educator, Miss Wells trained attorneys on proper questioning techniques for trial preparation, and coached medical professionals on their communications skills with patients. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Education from The University of Texas at Austin, and an Associates of Arts in Theatre from Richland College.

Melissa Eng

Melissa Eng

IMM Specialist

Melissa Eng is an IMM Specialist at TIIP. She has worked at multiple startup organizations, specializing in business operations and impact measurement and management. She was  previously at a growth-stage private equity firm focused on climate change and economic inclusion, where she supported the buildout of the firm from day one. Melissa has helped to develop bespoke impact measurement and management frameworks, integrate impact into firm operations, and refine impact strategies and processes. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Geography from Bucknell University.

Billy Gridley

SAIL Senior Advisor

Billy Gridley is the SAIL Senior Advisor at TIIP. He is also the Managing Member of Benedict Partners, a sustainable investing consultancy advising endowments on investment policy, asset allocation and manager selection. He is President of Aton Forest, a wildlands land trust and forest research non-profit. He was most recently a Director of the Investor Network at Ceres where he was the team’s Public Policy Lead and Net Zero Investing Research Lead. Prior to that, he was a Co-founder and CEO of two clean technology startups, and a long-term Business Runner and Chief Investment Officer of global arbitrage investing teams. Billy holds a Masters of Public Administration in Environmental Science & Policy from the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Asian Studies from Yale College.

OUR ADVISORY COUNCIL

Noel Pacarro Brown

First Vice President, The Conscious Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley

Noel Pacarro Brown joined Morgan Stanley in 2007, as the lead of The Conscious Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley, a team founded by her mother, Gwen Pacarro over 35 years ago. Noel works with families, foundations, and founders to advance the mission of their money, to create purposeful lives and legacies.

Kieron Boyle

Chief Executive, Impact Investing Institute

Kieron joined the Impact Investing Institute following seven years as Chief Executive of Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation, one of the world’s oldest foundations, and itself a pioneer in incorporating impact investment into the investment strategy of its £1 billion endowment. At Guy’s & St Thomas’, Kieron has led some of the UK’s most innovative and impactful alliances to reduce health inequalities.

Robert G. Eccles

Visiting Professor of Management Practice, Said School of Business, University of Oxford

Robert G. Eccles is a leading authority on corporate purpose and the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in resource allocation decisions by companies and investors. He is also the world’s foremost academic expert on integrated reporting.

Kirsty Jenkinson

Investment Director, Sustainable Investment and Stewardship Strategies, CalSTRS

Kirsty Jenkinson is the California State Teachers’ Retirement System’s Director of Sustainable Investment & Stewardship Strategies. Jenkinson works to incorporate her experience spanning 25 years in finance together with an ambition to execute long-term investment strategies that deliver positive and productive societal and environmental change.

Yuko Koshiba

CEO, PA inc.

Yuko Koshiba is the CEO of Philanthropy Advisors Inc. She was formerly the Impact Officer at Japan Social Innovation and Investment Foundation (SIIF), where she led the impact measurement and management of a healthcare venture fund and managed Japan’s first venture philanthropy fund.

Jon Lukomnik

Founder, Sinclair Capital LLC

Forbes calls Sinclair Capital LLC founder Jon Lukomnik “one of the pioneers of modern corporate governance”. He has consulted to institutional investors with aggregate assets of $1 trillion and has himself been the fiduciary for assets of more than $100 billion.

Renaye Manley

Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives, Service Employees International Union

Renaye Manley brings strategy, innovation and advocacy to the world of finance and pension funds infusing a lens of racial and gender equity. She currently serves as Deputy Director of the Service Employees International Union, Strategic Initiatives department.

Meredith Miller

formerly Chief Corporate Governance Officer, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust

Meredith Miller has devoted her career to investment and stewardship strategies that enhance long-term performance of capital markets and the sustainability of the communities in which portfolio companies operate and in which the workforce resides. Ms. Miller previously served as the Chief Corporate Governance Officer for the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (“Trust”), joining the Trust at its inception in 2010.

Kilian Moote

Managing Director, ESG Advisory, Georgeson

Kilian Moote is a Managing Director within Georgeson’s ESG advisory practice, where he advises clients on developing and implementing effective strategies that align with investors’ expectations. Kilian has 15 years of experience working with executives and investors on sustainability, including leading the development of the ESG rating tool KnowTheChain.

Eric Stephenson, CAIA

Director of Client Service & Operations, Align Impact

Eric Stephenson is Director of Client Service & Operations at Align Impact and member of its investment committee, advancing the firm’s work helping investors and their advisors form and implement effective impact investing and philanthropic strategies.

Noel Pacarro Brown

First Vice President, The Conscious Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley

Noel Pacarro Brown joined Morgan Stanley in 2007, as the lead of The Conscious Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley, a team founded by her mother, Gwen Pacarro over 35 years ago. Noel works with families, foundations, and founders to advance the mission of their money, to create purposeful lives and legacies.

Noel has been recognized by the Forbes list of Top Women Wealth Advisors, Top NextGen Advisors, Best in State Advisors, and as a Top Advisor by Working Mother Magazine.

At Morgan Stanley Noel is part of the Women Without Limits initiative, serves as co-chair of the National Consulting Group Advisory Council, and was named to the MAKERS class of 2018.

Noel is a proud advocate of Investing with Impact. Her work can be found on podcasts, across national blogs and industry publications. She served as co-host of the Better Money Show, a podcast broadcast by XRAY.fm which highlights people who are driving capital to drive change, and throughout the year she can be found presenting on stage at national conferences (2017: Forbes Top Advisor Summit in Las Vegas, IMCA Focus on NextGen Conference in San Francisco, 2018: MMI/Morningstar Sustainability Conference in Chicago, 2019: Investments & Wealth Institute Annual Conference in Las Vegas, United Nations Sustainable Investing Conference in New York).

Noel serves on the board for the Investment & Wealth Institute® (formerly IMCA®); a global professional association, advanced education provider, and standards body for financial advisors, investment consultants, and wealth managers who embrace excellence and ethics.

Noel grew up on Oahu, and graduated from Punahou School. She attended Wellesley College before graduating with Honors from Brown University, and receiving her Masters in Teaching from Pacific University. Noel spends her free time with her husband Cameron, their two children, and two dogs.

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Kieron Boyle

Chief Executive, Impact Investing Institute

Kieron joined the Impact Investing Institute following seven years as Chief Executive of Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation, one of the world’s oldest foundations, and itself a pioneer in incorporating impact investment into the investment strategy of its £1 billion endowment. At Guy’s & St Thomas’, Kieron has led some of the UK’s most innovative and impactful alliances to reduce health inequalities.

Kieron was an early leader in impact investing, having joined Guy’s & St Thomas’ from the Cabinet Office, where he was Director of Impact Investment and the key architect, starting in 2012, of the UK Government’s strategy to make the UK a global hub for impact investing. That catalytic work included the creation of Big Society Capital, the world’s first wholesale social investor, and putting impact investing on the agenda of the G8 during the UK’s presidency, in particular through the creation of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce. Before joining the Cabinet Office, Kieron served in No.10 Downing Street, the Department for Business, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit. He started his career as a strategy consultant at The Boston Consulting Group in New York.

Kieron is a Governor of the Southbank Centre, a Trustee of the Design Council, and the Chair of the Long-term Investors in People’s Health programme, a $7 trillion global alliance of institutional investors. He is also a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

Robert G Eccles

Visiting Professor of Management Practice, Said School of Business, University of Oxford

Robert G. Eccles is a leading authority on corporate purpose and the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in resource allocation decisions by companies and investors. He is also the world’s foremost academic expert on integrated reporting. Currently Eccles is a Visiting Professor of Management Practice at the Said Business School, University of Oxford where he is engaged in a number of research projects focused on corporate purpose, corporate reporting, engagement and stewardship, and private equity. Eccles has been a Visiting Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management and was a Berkeley Social Impact Fellow at the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley. He was a Professor at Harvard Business School and received tenure in 1989.

Eccles is an Eminent Academic Advisor to BCG on Global ESG Integration and Reporting. He is also an advisor to the non-profit Impact Management Project and Corporate Accountability Project. He was the founding Chairman of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, and was one of the founders of the International Integrated Reporting Council. In 2011, Dr. Eccles was selected as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior – 2012 for his extensive, positive contribution to building trust in business. In 2013, he was named the first non-accountant Honorary Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), one of only nine since 1999. In 2018 he was named by Barron’s as one of the top 20 influencers in ESG investing and cited for being an “ESG research trailblazer.” Also, in 2018 he received “The CSR Lifetime Achievement Award” at “The 8th International Conference on Sustainability & Responsibility” in Cologne, Germany.

Dr. Eccles received an S.B. in Mathematics and an S.B. in Humanities and Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an A.M. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard University. He currently resides in Lexington, MA with his wife Anne Laurin Eccles and their two dogs Basil and Rowan. They have four children (Charlotte, Philippa, Isabelle, and Gordon) and nine grandchildren (Scout, Russell, Thomas, Thora, Frederick, Dashiell, Philip, Maple, and Celeste). His main outside activity is weightlifting where he is quite good at the dead lift (achieved his personal goal of 400 pounds with a 410 lift on December 28, 2020), credible at the squat, and pathetic at the bench press.

Kirsty Jenkinson

Investment Director, Sustainable Investment and Stewardship Strategies, CalSTRS

Kirsty Jenkinson is the California State Teachers’ Retirement System’s Director of Sustainable Investment & Stewardship Strategies. Jenkinson works to incorporate her experience spanning 25 years in finance together with an ambition to execute long-term investment strategies that deliver positive and productive societal and environmental change.

Prior to CalSTRS, she gained experience in multiple different geographic regions between both the sell-side and buy-side, as well as a research non-profit focused on sustainable economic development. At Goldman Sachs, she helped develop a high-yield credit research team in Europe when the company was following the market’s expansion beyond the United States and she was heavily involved in discussions pertinent to banking sector governance while working in asset management during the 2008 financial crisis. At CalSTRS, Jenkinson is responsible for managing an investment portfolio, overseeing the fund’s ESG-related stewardship activities and engaging with key stakeholders.

Jenkinson earned recognition as a NextGen by pursuing her goals to provide positive risk-adjusted returns for the nation’s second-largest pension fund, while at the same time leveraging the fund’s significant scale to catalyze an equitable, low-carbon, global economy.

Yuko Koshiba

CEO, PA inc.

Yuko Koshiba is the CEO of Philanthropy Advisors Inc. She was formerly the Impact Officer at Japan Social Innovation and Investment Foundation (SIIF), where she led the impact measurement and management of a healthcare venture fund and managed Japan’s first venture philanthropy fund. She also launched a philanthropy advisory division within SIIF to support UHNWI with their impact investing/philanthropy strategies and implementation. Prior to joining SIIF, Yuko completed a financial leadership program at GE and pursued her master’s degree at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University where she worked at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and the Open Society Foundations.

Jon Lukomnik

Founder, Sinclair Capital LLC

Forbes calls long-time institutional investor Jon Lukomnik one of the pioneers of modern corporate governance.

Jon Lukomnik’s book, “Moving Beyond Modern Portfolio Theory: Investing That Matters” (www.BeyondMPT.com) is co-authored with Jim Hawley. Their work focuses on MPT’s inability to deal with systematic risk, and how investors can and do mitigate risks such as climate change, income inequality, lack of diversity, and anti-microbial resistance. In the process, they are redefining what it means to “invest”.

The managing partner of Sinclair Capital LLC, a strategic consultancy to institutional investors, Jon Lukomnik served for more than a decade as the executive director of the IRRC Institute and is a former Pembroke Visiting Professor at the Judge Business School at Cambridge. He co-founded the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) and GovernanceMetrics International (now part of MSCI). He has been the investment advisor or a trustee for more than $100 billion (including New York City’s pension funds) and has consulted to institutional investors with aggregate assets of $1 trillion dollars. He is a member of the Deloitte Audit Quality Advisory Committee and a trustee on the Van Eck mutual funds, insurance trusts and UCITs.  He is a former Senior Fellow for the High Meadows Institute and was a member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Jon Lukomnik is also the co-author of two previous books, What They Do with Your Money and “The New Capitalists (Financial Times pick of the year).  He has been honored by the ICGN, Council of Institutional Investors, Ethisphere, the National Association of Corporate Directors, Transparency Task Force, and Global Proxy Watch, among others.

Renaye Manley

Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives Department
Service Employees International Union

Renaye Manley brings strategy, innovation and advocacy to the world of finance and pension funds infusing a lens of racial and gender equity. She currently serves as Deputy Director of the Service Employees International Union, Strategic Initiatives department. In this position, she works with pension trustees, union leaders, elected officials and investment professionals around the engagement of multi-billion-dollar union and public pensions funds, including corporate governance and shareholder work. She leads SEIU’s “Diversity & Dollars” work, which has led to the adoption of the “Rooney Rule” at seventeen companies, including Facebook and Amazon. She previously served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s advisory board on Small Business, Agriculture and Labor. She serves as co-chair of the advocacy committee of the Council of Institutional Investors which convenes the largest groups of investors and asset owners in the United States and also serves on the board of the 30% Percent Coalition which works on gender and racial equity issues in the world of corporate boards. Prior to her job at SEIU, Renaye worked for Interfaith Worker Justice, a community /labor collaboration, coordinating work with national unions and denominations on issues of workplace justice. She has a background as field organizer, working for years at the AFL-CIO where she focused on field campaigns engaged in political and worker organizing. She is a graduate of Indiana University and has a MBA from Western Governors University.

Meredith Miller

Chief Corporate Governance Officer

Meredith Miller has devoted her career to investment and stewardship strategies that enhance long-term performance of capital markets and the sustainability of the communities in which portfolio companies operate and in which the workforce resides. Ms. Miller previously served as the Chief Corporate Governance Officer for the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (“Trust”), joining the Trust at its inception in 2010. The Trust is the largest non-governmental provider of retiree benefits in the country with $62 billion in assets under management. During this time, she led the corporate governance program and as part of the investment team, worked on sustainable investing strategies.

Milestones for the program include SEC rules on human capital management disclosures promulgated in in August 2020, following the Trust’s submission of a petition for rulemaking in July of 2017 (UAW Trust SEC Petition). Other achievements include the appointments of 90 diverse directors at Midwest companies since 2016 through the Midwest Investor Diversity Initiative, which the Trust founded, and the publication of the Diverse Search Company Toolkit for nominating and governance committees (Diverse Search Toolkit for Nom/Gov Committees).

In a separate initiative, Ms. Miller oversaw and submitted the Trust’s citizen’s petition on pharmaceutical biosimilar labeling to the FDA; the latter of which was recognized in the final guidance. In 2012, Ms. Miller executed a landmark agreement with six pharmaceutical companies on an executive compensation claw back policy (Press Announcement) and since 2017 co-led a 64-member investor coalition, Investors for Opioid and Pharmaceutical Accountability (IOPA) with over $4.2 trillion in combined assets (IOPA Coalition Link hosted by ICCR). The Congressional Quarterly Roll Call profiled Ms. Miller co-leadership leadership on the opioid crisis in October 2018 ( Roll Call Article).

Prior to the Trust, Ms. Miller was appointed Assistant Treasurer for Policy at the Office of the Connecticut State Treasurer, a position she held for twelve years. Ms. Miller had responsibilities for corporate governance, the 529 college savings program, the financial education initiative and the Treasurer exofficio seats on the Bond and Banking Commissions. Ms. Miller was principal to the Treasurer in the development of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment and the creation of the CERES’ Investor Network on Climate Risk. She developed the first set of proxy voting policies for the State and successfully petitioned the SEC on compensation consultant independence disclosure (SEC Petition), which was written into the requirements for the annual proxy Compensation and Disclosure Analysis and again in the Dodd-Frank Act. Ms. Miller’s work on compensation while serving the Treasurer was profiled in the Wall Street Journal in 2007 (WSJ Article).

Before joining the Treasurer’s Office in Connecticut, Ms. Miller served for four years in the Clinton Administration’s Department of Labor as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration and one year as Acting Assistant Secretary during which time she oversaw 15 field offices and 700 employees. As Deputy for Policy, she managed teams responsible for the drafting of regulations related to HIPAA, 401(k) fees and interpretative bulletins on proxy voting and economically targeted investing.

From 1988 to 1993, Ms. Miller served as Assistant Director for Employee Benefits at the AFL-CIO in Washington D.C. This position focused on public policy and legislative matters related to health and pension benefits. Prior to the AFL-CIO, Ms. Miller served as Assistant Director for Research, Employee Benefits for the Service Employees International Union.

Current board activities include serving as a Member, The Investment Integration Project Advisory Council, Director, Global Reporting Initiative Board and Chair, Washtenaw Community College Foundation Women’s Council. Previously Ms. Miller served as Director, Thirty Percent Coalition Board, Program Co-Chair, Detroit Chapter of the Society for Corporate Governance Professionals, Director, Council of Institutional Investors, and Trustee, Hampshire College. While at the AFL-CIO, Ms. Miller was also appointed by the Secretary of Labor to serve as a Member of the Department of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council.

Ms. Miller received her MSc in Industrial and Personnel Relations from the London School of Economics and her undergraduate BA from Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts. She lives with her husband in Ann Arbor, Michigan and has three children.

Kilian Moote

Managing Director, ESG Advisory, Georgeson

Kilian Moote is a Managing Director within Georgeson’s ESG advisory practice, where he advises clients on developing and implementing effective strategies that align with investors’ expectations. Kilian has 15 years of experience working with executives and investors on sustainability, including leading the development of the ESG rating tool KnowTheChain.

Prior to joining Georgeson, Kilian developed and managed strategies on corporate responsibility and public policy for the private foundation Humanity United. He has deep expertise on responsible supply chain mangagement, having previously taught an MBA course at the University of San Francisco. As a leading expert on social and human capital issues he’s frequently called on to provide guidance. He is currently advising The Investment Integration Project and involved in an effort to enhance SASB’s human capital management standard.

Kilian earned an MBA with Distinction from the Imperial College Business School in London and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of San Francisco.

Eric Stephenson, CAIA

Director of Client Service & Operations, Align Impact

Eric Stephenson is Director of Client Service & Operations at Align Impact and member of its investment committee, advancing the firm’s work helping investors and their advisors form and implement effective impact investing and philanthropic strategies. For five years prior to joining Align Impact, Eric was the Portfolio Director at the Cordes Foundation, tasked with assessing, proposing and implementing a strategic plan towards 100% mission alignment across asset classes, and overseeing the Foundation’s philanthropic initiatives. He was previously part of the fund investments team at Hamilton Lane and started his finance career with the global leasing group at Xerox.

Eric serves as co-chair of the Cordes Foundation, member of the advisory board for Duke University’s CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing, and is a due diligence mentor at Harvard University’s Initiative for Responsible Investment. He earned his BBA from Temple University, MA from University of the Pacific and is an active CAIA charterholder and alumnus of the SEO Career Program.

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