Joan Bavaria Award
Nominations for the 2015 Joan Bavaria Award are now open! Nominate your sustainability hero online today!
The Joan Bavaria Award recognizes investors, businesses and NGO leaders who have helped move capital markets from a system focused on short-term profits toward one that balances financial prosperity with social and environmental health.
The Joan Bavaria Award is presented by Ceres and Trillium Asset Management Corporation annually at the Ceres Conference.
Sister Patricia Daly, a Visionary Leader Dedicated to Environmental Justice, Wins the Joan Bavaria Award
Long-time shareholder advocate and executive director of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, Sister Patricia Daly, OP has been awarded the sixth-annual Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets.
A pioneer of socially responsible investing, for more than 35 years Daly has helped move companies such as General Electric, ExxonMobil and Ford to improve their sustainability practices and change the way they address environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks. As the executive director of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, she leads an alliance of Roman Catholic institutional investors, who utilize their power as shareholders to hold corporations accountable to social and environmental concerns. Daly is also the corporate responsibility representative for the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell, NJ and consults for the American Baptist Churches in their Socially Responsible Investment Program.
About the Bavaria Award
Ceres and Trillium Asset Management launched the Joan Bavaria Award in 2008 as a tribute to Ceres' founder, Joan Bavaria.
The award honors unique investor and NGO leaders who are working to transform the capital markets into a system that balances economic prosperity with social and environmental concerns. The award is presented each year at the Ceres Conference.
The Meaning Behind the Joan Bavaria Award
The award strives to recognize an investor or NGO leader who is innovative and/or impactful in creating solutions to build a sustainable economy that takes social and environmental concerns into account.
For More Information
Please read our new rules and requirements for eligibility.