Natasha Lamb (Chair), Managing Partner, Director of Equity Research & Shareholder Engagement, Arjuna Capital
Natasha integrates Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors into Arjuna’s investment process while engaging major corporations to improve their performance through shareholder advocacy. Previously, Natasha was Vice President, Shareholder Advocacy and Corporate Engagement, and an Equity Analyst at Trillium Asset Management. Natasha has been profiled in Forbes and the Boston Globe, while her work has been featured in Rolling Stone, the Economist, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, as well as on NPR and CNN. In 2016, Natasha received the Upstart Business Journal Upstart 100 Award and the Aiming High Award from Legal Momentum for pioneering a shareholder campaign on gender pay equity. Her 2014 landmark negotiation with Exxon Mobil led to the company’s first public report on global warming and carbon asset risk. Natasha is a trustee of The Food Project and Chairman of the Crane Institute of Sustainability, host to the Intentional Endowments Network. She teaches sustainable investing at Pinchot University and holds an M.B.A in Sustainable Business from Pinchot. Natasha received her B.A. cum laude from Mount Holyoke College.
Archie Kasnet, Founder and President, Regenerate, LLC
Archie uses systems thinking to drive market-based solutions for sustainability. He is an entrepreneur and “doer” integrating cost effective solutions. Archie is the Founder and President of Regenerate, LLC, a diversified holding company accelerating healthy solutions through a marine focused biotech company and a media production company. Previously, he was the Vice President of Sustainability at Altenex, LLC, a renewable energy marketplace. Archie wrote a systems perspective position paper on energy security for Vice President Joseph Biden’s presidential bid and was contributing author on Healthy Solutions for the Low Carbon Economy published through Harvard Medical School. He serves on the Young Patrons membership committee for the Wildlife Conservation Society, Trustee of Intentional Endowments Network and is President of StratLeade Sustainability Education. He holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Latin American Studies from Gettysburg College.
Joanna Olin, Chief of Staff and Counsel, Hampshire College
Joanna serves as Chief of Staff and Counsel at Hampshire College in Massachusetts. Hampshire is a private, non-profit college that was launched in 1970 as an experiment in alternative education. It is a member of the Five College Consortium along with Amherst College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College and UMass Amherst. Hampshire is a leader in education and practice on sustainability. In 2016 Hampshire opened the R.W. Kern Center, designed to meet the rigorous requirements of the Living Building Challenge. Hampshire is committed to carbon neutrality in campus operations, and in 2011 implemented a comprehensive investment policy incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria to guide the management of its endowment.