Lauren Compere

Country
United States
Boston Common Asset Management
Job Title:
Managing Director
Areas of Expertise:
  • Business ethics
  • Shareholder rights

Lauren Compere - Short Bio 

Lauren Compere is a Managing Director and the Director of Shareowner 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 almost 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 sits on the Governing Board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and previously served as Treasurer.  She also sits on the board of the Access to Nutrition Foundation (Netherlands).  In addition she serves on the Steering Committee for the Investor Alliance for Human Rights (an ICCR project), the Business Ethics and Systemic Risk Committee for the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) and was previously a board-alternate for the Global Network Initiative.  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.