Boston Common Named to Top 100 Women-led Businesses in MA List

Geeta Aiyer Featured in Boston Globe Magazine’s Women & Power Issue

BOSTON, MA Boston Common Asset Management was honored for the second, consecutive year as one of the Top 100 Women-led Businesses in Massachusetts. The Commonwealth Institute and the Boston Globe Magazine partnered to recognize women-led organizations that excel in innovation and have strong records of workplace and management diversity, in addition to revenue.

The Top 100 list represents revenue of over $73 billion and 16% of GDP in Massachusetts in 2013.

Geeta Aiyer, President and Founder of Boston Common Asset Management, was featured in the Boston Globe Magazine’s article in its Women & Power issue on Sunday.

“One day, women leaders will simply be Leaders,” said Aiyer, “and Leadership will be a composite of the many strengths that women and men bring. I am honored to be in the company of so many great Leaders.”

Boston Common assesses companies holistically by integrating traditional financial analysis with Environmental, Social, and Governance research. Building broader board diversity alongside the 30 Percent Coalition is among the firm’s many shareowner engagement initiatives.

ABOUT BOSTON COMMON ASSET MANAGEMENT

Boston Common Asset Management is an experienced investment manager and leader in global sustainability initiatives.   The firm’s unique investment process enhances conventional investment analysis with its proprietary Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework.  The firm’s overall goal is to preserve and build capital by constructing diversified portfolios of high quality, sustainable stocks, with a keen focus on valuation, and to thereby outperform not only over a market cycle, but to achieve this with greater consistency and less volatility than market benchmarks.

Additionally, the firm looks to add value through targeted company and industry engagement efforts that seek to improve transparency, lower business risks, and promote long-term thinking by corporate managements.  Boston Common is recognized as a women- and minority-owned business by the Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office. Since its inception in 2003, Boston Common has built a strong investment record and has meaningfully improved corporate practices in the U.S. and abroad.

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