General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> March 22, 2010

Socially Responsible Investing & Shareholder Activism – 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: Perhaps you would start with an overview of Trillium Asset Management and tell us about your new responsibilities as a CIO.

Ms. Leighton: Trillium Asset Management Corporation, based in Boston,