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Meredith R. Benton

Associate Director of Social Research

Walden Asset Management

HQ Phone:  (617) 726-7155

Direct Phone: (617) ***-****direct phone

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Walden Asset Management

One Beacon Street

Boston, Massachusetts,02108

United States

Company Description

Walden Asset Management has provided portfolio management services to socially responsive investors since 1975. As the oldest institutional investment manager in the sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) industry, Walden has unparalleled experience mana... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Head of Client Relations

Sonen Capital LLC


Vice President

Boston Common Asset Management LLC


Senior Director

Amtrak Corporation


Affiliations

US SIF

Board Member


Education

MBA

INSEAD


bachelor's degree

Oberlin College


Web References(51 Total References)


Meredith Benton - Sonen

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Meredith Benton Head of Client Relations Director
Meredith Benton leads Sonen's client relations function, serving as Sonen's representative to our client base. Before joining Sonen, Meredith served as a Client Portfolio & Shareholder Engagement Manager at Boston Common Asset Management, where she worked with existing and prospective clients on investment and sustainability strategies. Prior to Boston Common, Meredith was the Associate Director of Social Research at Walden Asset Management, where she coordinated the social research process and led shareholder engagement programs. She has led shareholder advocacy initiatives across a range of topics, including climate change, equal opportunity workplaces, human rights, and corporate disclosure. Her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Institutional Investor and The Los Angeles Times. Meredith is a member of the board of US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. She also is a frequent speaker and published author on topics related to sustainable investing. Meredith holds an MBA from INSEAD, where she was awarded a Robin Cosgrove Prize for Business and Ethics, and a BA in Environmental Studies and Religion from Oberlin College. Meredith Benton Head of Client Relations


Team Bios at Boston Common Asset Management

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Meredith Benton, Client Relations/Business Development
Meredith provides investment management services to our high net worth and institutional clients, working from our West Coast office. In addition, Meredith engages with companies in client portfolios to improve their social, environmental, and governance profiles. She was formerly the Associate Director of Social Research at Walden Asset Management where she coordinated the social research process and led shareholder engagement programs. Meredith also served as a Senior Director at Amtrak, where she managed more than $120 million in state contracts, addressing train service, quality and costs in the Western States. Meredith received her MBA at the international business school, INSEAD, and her bachelor's degree from Oberlin College. In 2009, she was awarded a Robin Cosgrove Prize for Business and Ethics. Meredith serves on the board of US SIF, The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment.


About Walden - Our Team

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Meredith BentonAssociate Director of Social Research


www.waldenassetmgt.com

Meredith R. BentonAssociate Director of Social ResearchMeredith joined Walden in 2003.Her work includes the evaluation of existing and potential portfolio companies relative to environmental, social and governance factors.Meredith also leads a variety of initiatives to promote greater corporate accountability including holding company dialogues, filing shareholder resolutions, and advocating for public policy changes.She is co-editor of Walden's client newsletter, Values, and a member of the Shareholder Advocacy Committee. Before joining Walden, Meredith worked as a research associate for a policy consulting company, assessing the risks and opportunities in corporate responses to climate change.Meredith holds a BA from Oberlin College.


Meredith Benton Joins Sonen Capital as Director, Head of Client Relations - Sonen

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Meredith Benton Joins Sonen Capital as Director, Head of Client Relations
Sonen Capital, a leading investment management firm for investors seeking financial returns with social and environmental impact, announced today that Meredith Benton has joined its team. As Head of Client Relations with Sonen, Meredith brings over 10 years of integrating sustainability priorities into investor portfolios, as well as a track record in catalyzing changes in corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies. Meredith Benton "Having known Meredith for several years, we are thrilled to be combining efforts to provide our clients with exceptional service and to add depth to the responsible and impact investment field." Meredith stated, "I have long admired Sonen's ability to marry investment realities with the need for meaningful, measurable change. I am delighted to be joining a team providing thoughtful, innovative and necessary solutions to the marketplace." Before joining Sonen, Meredith served as a Client Portfolio & Shareholder Engagement Manager at Boston Common Asset Management, where she worked with existing and prospective clients on investment and sustainability strategies. Prior to Boston Common, Meredith was the Associate Director of Social Research at Walden Asset Management, where she coordinated the social research process and led shareholder engagement programs. She has led shareholder advocacy initiatives across a range of topics; including climate change, equal opportunity workplaces, human rights, and corporate disclosure. Her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Institutional Investor and The Los Angeles Times. Meredith is a member of the board of US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. She also is a frequent speaker and published author on topics related to sustainable investing. Meredith holds an MBA from INSEAD, where she was awarded a Robin Cosgrove Prize for Business and Ethics, and a BA in Environmental Studies and Religion from Oberlin College.


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