Director, Shareholder Engagement Programs
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Rob is a Senior Manager of Investor Programs at Ceres, where he leads shareholder engagement with companies on climate change, sustainability and governance issues, as well as various projects for the Investor Network on Climate Risk.
Prior to Ceres, Rob served as a board member and Vice President of Green Century Capital Management and as a staff member of U.S. EPA's Green Lights and Energy Star Programs. He has also worked in commercial lending, as an environmental consultant, and for a start-up hazardous waste recycling firm.
Rob has a degree in Environmental Studies from Brown University and a Masters in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Recent Blog Posts
I didn’t drive a VW microbus to Berkshire Hathaway’s recent annual meeting, but I did come away from the Woodstock of Capitalism with a question: Will Warren Buffett’s firm take the challenges of climate change as seriously as it does its reputation for delivering hefty returns?
For long-term shareholders such as institutions and pension funds, there's power in consistent ownership, and it's measured in clear increments. One vote per share.