Boston Common Asset Management
Geeta Aiyer founded Boston Common Asset Management in 2002 and has served as its President and CIO since then. She has worked with sustainable and responsible investing since 1988, helping shape the evolving definition of global sustainable investing. Under Ms. Aiyer's leadership, Boston Common has built a strong investment record and substantially improved the policies and practices of portfolio companies through Shareowner Engagement. Ms. Aiyer founded the non-profit Direct Action for Women Now (DAWN) Worldwide, working to end gender-based violence and advance gender equality by strengthening civil society response and engagement. She also engages for peace, climate change adaptation, immigration reform, and chemical safety. Ms. Aiyer was honored with the Joan Bavaria Award (2015) for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets and the SRI Service Award (2013), recognizing leadership and innovation in SRI (Sustainable, Responsible, Impact) investing.