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Laura Devenney

Senior ESG Analyst

Laura is a Senior ESG Analyst responsible for evaluating current and potential portfolio investments and engaging companies to advance sustainable business practices. She contributes to Boston Trust Walden’s leadership in shareholder engagement, specifically on climate change, through effective company dialogues, shareholder resolutions, and public policy advocacy. Laura is a member of the ESG Research & Engagement Committee.

Laura began her career in 2005 and joined Boston Trust Walden in 2019. Previously she worked at Ceres as a Manager on the carbon asset risk team facilitating key projects, mobilizing investor action, and conducting research to advance corporate action on climate change and the energy transition. Before joining Ceres, Laura managed global study programs at the University of Delaware and managed marketing and event operations at the McDonalds LPGA Championship.

Laura earned a BS in health behavior management and an MBA from the University of Delaware. She is trained on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) disclosure reporting standards. She is currently a level II candidate for SASB’s Fundamentals of Sustainable Accounting credential.