General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> September 19, 2017

Incorporating ESG Factors in a Fixed Income Fund

Palm, Samantha D.
Samantha D. Palm is a Portfolio Manager of the Parnassus Fixed Income Fund and chair of the firm’s fixed income committee. Ms. Palm has responsibility for fixed income portfolio management and trading. Previously, she was a Vice President with Wells Fargo Securities’ fixed income group. Earlier, Ms. Palm was an equity research analyst at Robert W. Baird & Co. Ms. Palm graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a bachelor's degree in agricultural and applied economics. Profile
TWST: Can you briefly tell us about the firm and the fund that you manage?

Ms. Palm: Parnassus Investments was founded in 1984 by Jerome Dodson in San Francisco. We are a mutual fund