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Vigeo Eiris News - 07/02/2014

EIRIS appoints three new directors to the EIRIS board

EIRIS, a leading global environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings and research agency, announces the appointment of three new directors to its board.

The newly appointed directors are David Bent (Director of Sustainable Business, Forum for the Future), Mauricio Lazala Leibovich (Deputy Director, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre) and Frances Way (Co-chief Operating Officer, CDP).

Sally Britton, Chair of the EIRIS board, commented: “I am very pleased to welcome David, Frances and Mauricio to the board of EIRIS. All three of them bring great depth of experience in relation to responsible and sustainable ways of doing business. We look forward to working with them to advance our mission to empower responsible investors.”

EIRIS is a leading global provider of research into corporate environmental, social and governance performance. Operating in 13 countries via a series of offices and partnerships, and with a staff of 60+ persons, EIRIS works to empower responsible investors with independent assessments of companies and advice on integrating them with investment decisions. Clients include pension and retail fund managers, banks, private client brokers, charities and religious institutions across Europe, the USA and Asia.

Keywords : ESG, United Kingdom