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Lauren Compere
Name

Lauren Compere

Job title
Managing Director & Head of Stewardship and Engagement
Country
United States of America
Current employer
Boston Common Asset Management
Biography

Lauren Compere is a Managing Director and Head of Stewardship and Engagement at Boston Common Asset Management (www.bostoncommonasset.com), a majority-employee-owned and woman-led investment management firm specializing in U.S. and international responsible investing.  Ms. Compere heads Boston Common’s shareholder engagement program.  She has worked in the responsible investment industry for 30 years and has 18 years of experience in global responsible investing.  She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences in the US, Europe, and Asia and a guest contributor to the Huffington Post and Medium.

Ms. Compere currently sits on the board of the Global Network Initiative (GNI) and previously served on the boards of  the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and the Access to Nutrition Foundation.  Ms. Compere serves on the Advisory Council for the Investor Alliance for Human Rights (an ICCR project), serves as the Co-Chair for the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) Natural Capital Committee, and is part of the PCAF (Platform for Carbon Accounting Financials) Core Team which in 2020 developed a global standard for carbon accounting for six asset classes).  Ms. Compere was Co-Chair of the Emerging Markets Disclosure Project (EMDP) and co-lead for the EMDP Korean team (2009-2012).

Since 2014 Ms. Compere has led a multi-year global investor engagement “Banking on a Low Carbon Future” which has benchmarked the performance of 60 banks on climate risk, strategy, and funding climate adaption and mitigation through the creation of new metrics, reports, and active engagement.  Lastly she sits on the Strategy and Design Team of the Climate Safe Lending Network (CSLN).

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