Iyassu Essayas and Jonas Kron are re-elected; Julie Gorte and Daniel Hanson join the board

WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment announced the election of two new members to its board of directors for the 2023-2025 term. US SIF’s 12-member board of directors provides strategic guidance to advance sustainable investing across all asset classes. Board members also serve on the US SIF Foundation Board.

Board members elected to a first term are:
• Julie Gorte, Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing, Impax Asset Management
• Daniel Hanson, Senior Portfolio Manager and Managing Director, Neuberger Berman

Board members re-elected for an additional term are:
• Iyassu Essayas, Founder, E&I Consulting Services
• Jonas Kron, Chief Advocacy Officer, Trillium Asset Management

“I am delighted to welcome Julie and Dan to the board and appreciate that Iyassu and Jonas will both serve another term,” said Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF. “The members of the US SIF Board play a critical role in advancing US SIF’s mission and make our organization stronger.”

“The directors and I are proud to welcome these two incredible leaders as new colleagues on the US SIF Board,” said Diederik Timmer, Chair of the Board of Directors of US SIF. “We also thank Steve Falci, Chief Investment Officer at Impax Asset Management, and Amberjae Freeman, CEO of Etho Capital, for their service.”

US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is the leading voice advancing sustainable investing across all asset classes. Its mission is to rapidly shift investment practices toward sustainability, focusing on long-term investment and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts. US SIF members include investment management and advisory firms, mutual fund companies, asset owners, data and research firms, financial planners and advisors, broker-dealers, banks, credit unions, community development financial institutions and non-profit associations.

US SIF is supported in its work by the US SIF Foundation, a 501(C)(3) organization that undertakes educational and research activities to advance the mission of US SIF, including offering trainings for advisors and other financial professionals on the Fundamentals of Sustainable and Impact Investment.

Learn more at ussif.org.

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