General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 2, 2010

Higher-quality Investments Via Socially Responsible Screening – Stephanie R. Leighton – Trillium Asset Management Corporation

Leighton, Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. Leighton, CFA, is a Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst with Trillium Asset Management, LLC. She leads the firmís Large Cap Core and Growth and Income strategies, and is the Co-Manager of its All Cap Core strategy. Prior to joining Trillium in 1990, Ms. Leighton was an Investment Officer at Sun Life of Canada and an Analyst at Pioneer Investments. She serves on the Indigenous Peoples' Working Group of US SIF and has served on the Unitarian Universalist Association's Committee on Socially Responsible Investing. Ms. Leighton holds a B.A. degree from Bard College and an MBA from Northeastern University. She is a Past President of the New England Chapter of the Social Investment Forum. She is also a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and the CFA Institute. Profile
TWST: What is socially responsible investing and, in your opinion, why does it matter?

Ms. Leighton: Socially responsible investing is an investment method that considers the social and environmental