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Barbara Krumsiek

Barbara Krumsiek, Chair, President and CEO of Calvert Investments

Barbara Krumsiek

Barbara Krumsiek

Calvert Investments is an investment management company that manages over $12 billion in assets, and is a pioneer in combining research analysis of a company’s fundamental financial performance with its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices.

During her tenure, Ms. Krumsiek has established Calvert as a globally recognized leader in the field of sustainable and responsible investing. She currently serves as Co-Chair of the United Nations Environment Programme - Finance Initiative, a partnership between the United Nations Environment Programme and 200 financial institutions around the globe mandated to develop and promote the links between sustainability and financial performance. As head of Calvert, she has successfully advocated on issues relating to the advancement of women in business. Under her leadership, the Calvert Women's Principles were created in 2004, marking the first global code of corporate conduct focusing exclusively on empowering, advancing, and investing in women worldwide.

Ms. Krumsiek currently serves on several private and nonprofit boards. She is a board member of Pepco Holdings, Inc., Chair of the Board of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, a Trustee of the Federal City Council, and on the Board of the Girl Scouts USA. She is a former Chair of the Greater Washington Board of Trade. She graduated from Douglass College, Rutgers University where she received a bachelor's degree in mathematics. She received a master's degree in mathematics from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University. Ms. Krumsiek, a native New Yorker, resides in Washington, DC with her husband, Bart Leonard.

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