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Boston Common Asset Management

is an experienced investment manager and leader in global sustainability initiatives.   The firm's unique investment process enhances conventional investment analysis with its proprietary Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework.  The firm's overall goal is to preserve and build capital by constructing diversified portfolios of high quality, sustainable stocks, with a keen focus on valuation, and to thereby outperform not only over a market cycle, but to achieve this with greater consistency and less volatility than market benchmarks.


Additionally, the firm looks to add value through targeted company and industry engagement efforts that seek to improve transparency, lower business risks, and promote long-term thinking by corporate managements.  Boston Common is recognized as a women- and minority-owned business by the Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office. Since its inception in 2002, Boston Common has built a strong investment record and has meaningfully improved corporate practices in the U.S. and abroad.



In The News


Pensions & Investments: Boston Common Asset Management hires business development head

March 18, 2015


Boston Common Welcomes Brian Chiappinelli as Senior Vice President

March 16, 2015


Thomson Reuters: Executive Perspective: Investors tell companies "No excuses on human rights reporting"

March 10, 2015


Shareholders Commend PNC Financial's Proactive Approach to Climate Change

March 9, 2015


Investment & Pensions Europe: IPE Views: Must Institutional Investors Consider Human Rights?

March 9, 2015


Green Money Journal: Reducing Water Use is a Key Strategy for Increasing Value in the 21st Century

March 5, 2015


$4 Trillion Investor Coalition Backs New Human Rights Reporting Tool

February 25, 2015


The Impact of Dodd-Frank 1502 on Conflict Minerals: U.S. Sustainable and Responsible Investors Respond

January 23, 2015


Geeta Aiyer, President of Boston Common Asset Management, Elected to PRI Advisory Council

December 19, 2014


Steven Heim Featured in Barron's Article: "An Investor's Guide: Fracking: Green Energy?"

December 13, 2014


Fracking Scorecard: 2014 Investor Report Shows Few Energy Companies Willing to Disclose Practices

December 11, 2014


The Guardian: Global investment community can't afford to ignore sustainability

November 14, 2014


The Guardian: Drawing back the panel: which solar compaies are most (and least) sustainable?

November 12, 2014


Boston Common Named to Top 100 Women-led Businesses in MA List

October 28, 2014


Wall Street Journal: ‘Ethical’ Investing in Emerging Markets

October 5, 2014


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