BOSTON, April 14 2021–Boston Common Asset Management has named Leah Turino, CFP®, Head of ESG Integration, a role designed to strengthen the organization’s integrated ESG investment process.
As part of this key, cross-functional position, Leah will be responsible for the continued development, repeatability, and articulation of Boston Common’s integration strategy and processes. She will draw on her experience performing, improving, and implementing ESG research integration processes to augment Boston Common’s existing leadership in this area. Through dedicated partnership with the ESG team, she will act as a liaison between ESG Research & Engagement, Financial Research, and Relationship Management & Marketing functions. Leah will also oversee the ongoing development and evolution of ESG impact reporting at both the firm and strategy level, as the organization continues its work to help define the standards and metrics by which ESG impact is evaluated across the industry.
Leah began her career as an ESG researcher for Boston Common in 2011 and is returning to the organization following roles as a consultant for the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and as a Senior Wealth Strategist with UBS.
“My intention is to add strategic value to the organization by ensuring ESG integration across all functions,” Leah says. “I am eager to get started and am thrilled to be back with Boston Common, which has always felt like home.”
Leah earned her BA in Economics from Colby College before joining Boston Common in 2011. During her five years on the ESG Research Team, she served on the Steering Committee for US SIF’s Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network (SIRAN) and on the Leadership Team for Building a Sustainable Investment Community’s (BASIC) Boston chapter. She then moved on to roles with the UN PRI and, most recently, UBS, where she developed and implemented ESG integration processes and oversaw ESG research at company, sector, portfolio, and thematic levels.