Tim Smith, Director of ESG Shareowner Engagement, Walden Asset Management, Boston Trust
Tim Smith serves as the Director of ESG Shareowner Engagement at Walden Asset Management, a division of Boston Trust & Investment Management Company. Walden has been a leader in sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) since 1975. As of December 30, 2016, Walden managed approximately $3 billion in assets for individual and institutional clients.
Mr. Smith joined Walden in 2000 to lead Walden’s ongoing shareholder engagement program promoting greater corporate leadership on ESG issues. This includes company dialogues, shareholder proposals, proxy voting, and public policy advocacy. One of Walden’s priority issues is Board diversity pursued through letters, company dialogues, shareholder resolution and proxy voting.
Walden works on a wide range of Sustainability issues including climate change, diversity, governance, supply chain and human rights issues among others.
Previously, Mr. Smith served as executive director of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) for 24 years.