Sustainable Investing

  • 経営/管理部門
  • 金融
  • 経験内容

    + 20 years in finance/ investment sector. Most recent 3.5 years leading US efforts for world’s largest organization promoting sustainable investments.





    Carol Jeppesen is the Head of the US for the United Nations supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). She joined the PRI in September of 2015 to establish the organization’s first US office and is responsible for building and sustaining a strong presence for the PRI with asset owners and investment managers in the US marketplace. The PRI is recognized as the leading global network for institutional investors who are committed to integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors into their investment practices and ownership policies. The PRI has grown significantly since its founding in 2006 by UN Secretary General Kofi Anan and today represents over 1,700 signatories, globally, collectively managing over $68 trillion in AUM, highlighting the tremendous progress in the evolution of responsible investing over the past decade.

    Carol has more than 15 years of experience in financial services across investment banking, private equity and asset management. She began her career as an investment-banking analyst in the Global Energy Group at Merrill Lynch in New York and later led the firm’s cross-selling efforts for the investment banking division in the Americas. After getting her MBA, Carol led business development for a small private equity firm focused on investments in distressed community banks. Prior to joining the PRI, Carol was part of the Strategic Advisory Solutions group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

    Carol holds BS and BA degrees, cum laude, in Finance and Economics from Boston University as well as an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Carol is a member of the Alumni Advisory Board for the Wharton Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership and was selected as a participant in the inaugural Sustainability Leadership Forum at Yale University in 2016. Carol is a frequent panelist and moderator on topics relating to responsible investing, ESG integration and fiduciary duty.