Head of Ethics and Impact, U Ethical Investors
Responsible Investment professional with expertise in environmental systems, climate risk and the integration of ESG data into investment strategies and decision-making.
At U Ethical, Désirée leads the evolution of the ethical investment framework and U Ethical’s stewardship initiatives with investee companies, in collaboration with U Ethical’s investment team, key stakeholders (i.e. U Ethical’s Ethical Advisory Panel and UCA’s Justice and International Mission unit) and industry peers. Since 1985, U Ethical have developed a reputation for unwavering commitment to ethics-driven performance, contributing the majority of operating surplus to social justice advocacy and community programs. As a certified B Corporation, U Ethical view clients as partners on important ethical matters and do not shy away from holding companies to account on controversial issues.
John C. Havens
Executive Director, Ieee.Org Sustainability Practice Leader, Author: Hacking H(App)Iness – Why your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking it Can Change the World