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Rob Berridge

Rob is Director of Shareholder Engagement at Ceres, where he works with investors and companies on climate change, sustainability and governance issues, as well as various projects for the Investor Network on Climate Risk.
Rob Berridge

Director, Shareholder Engagement, Investor Program

Rob is Director of Shareholder Engagement at Ceres, where he works with investors and 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

EcoWatch

Is Your Mutual Fund a Climate Change Denier or Climate Champion?

by Rob Berridge and Jackie CookEcoWatch Posted on Mar 15, 2016

New proxy data showcasing how mutual fund companies voted on climate-related resolutions in 2015 reveals a major divide in their thinking on the mega issue. These common sense requests are believed by investors to be financially material to the companies receiving the resolutions and to mutual fund companies who have a fiduciary duty to vote in the best interests of their clients.

Ceres

Buffett’s Mixed Messages on Climate Change at the ‘Woodstock of Capitalism’

by Rob Berridge, Director, Shareholder Engagement, Investor Program Ceres Posted on May 24, 2013

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?

The Guardian UK

The shareholders putting sustainability on the agenda

by Rob BerridgeThe Guardian UK Posted on Apr 15, 2013

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.