Joan Bavaria Award
for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets
READY TO NOMINATE YOUR SUSTAINABILITY HERO?
Nominations for the 2016 Joan Bavaria Award can be made here.
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 at the annual Ceres Conference on May 4-5 in Boston, MA.
Eligibility & Rules
More information on the eligibility requirements and rules can be found here.
Learn about last year's Winner: Geeta Aiyer
Geeta Aiyer, sustainable investing entrepreneur and Founder and President of Boston Common Asset Management, was awarded the seventh-annual Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets. The announcement was made at the 2015 Ceres Conference in San Francisco.
Aiyer has a proven track record of strong investment returns while focusing shareholder engagement on social and environmental issues. She has helped incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns globally, shifting the landscape of sustainable investing. Epitomizing her reach, Aiyer is also on the Advisory Council for the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment. Read more...
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 strives to recognize an investor or NGO leader who is innovative and/or impactful in creating solutions to build a sustainable economy while balancing social and environmental concerns.