Managing Director and Director of ESG Research and Shareholder Engagement, Boston Common Asset Management
Steven Heim is a Managing Director and Director of ESG Research and Shareholder Engagement at Boston Common Asset Management, LLC. Boston Common is an investment manager and a leader in global sustainability initiatives. It specializes in long-only equity and balanced strategies and pursues long-term capital appreciation by seeking to invest in diversified portfolios of high quality, socially responsible stocks. With over 20 years of service in the investment field, Steven has worked to promote corporate transparency, accountability, and attention to sustainability issues.
Steven has led public and private engagements with companies and investors on a diverse range of issues, including global climate change, human rights, sustainable agriculture, hydraulic fracturing, and global supply chain standards. His extensive engagement work with Apache Corporation may help develop a new model for engagement between corporations and their shareowners and other investors. Steven's efforts to protect workplace human rights and the human rights of Indigenous Peoples have helped catalyze changes at U.S. and international companies. Steven has been a leader in investor coalitions such as Investor Network on Climate Risk, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, the U.N.-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative, Investor Environmental Health Network, and US SIF’s Indigenous Peoples Working Group.