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Ms. Meredith R. Benton

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Social Research and Advocacy

Phone: (617) ***-****  
Walden Asset Management
One Beacon Street
Boston , Massachusetts 02108
United States

Company Description: Since 1975, Walden Asset Management has been engaged in successfully meeting the challenges of caring about the social impact of investments. They work with...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MBA
    INSEAD
  • bachelor's degree
    Oberlin College
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Meredith Benton Head of ...
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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.
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Meredith Benton
Head of Client Relations
Meredith Benton Joins ...
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Meredith Benton Joins Sonen Capital as Director, Head of Client Relations
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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
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"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.
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.
Meredith Benton, of USA, won ...
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Meredith Benton, of USA, won the second prize
Meredith Benton gained her MBA at INSEAD in December 2009. Prior to INSEAD, she worked in socially responsible investing and corporate accountability for over 8 years, first as an environmental consultant then as the Associate Director of Social Research at Walden Asset Management. She is interested in ways to effectively leverage capital to encourage sustainable social, environmental and economic improvements. Meredith commented "I was personally and professionally interested in how or why people
However, it also confirmed that the ...
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However, it also confirmed that the field has a long way to go to live up to its promise of providing investors with comparable and material information," said Meredith Benton, Associate Director of Social Research at Walden Asset Management, which along with Trillium Asset Management, helped WestLB frame the study.
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Meredith Benton, Walden Asset Management at (617) 726-7125.
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