Board of Directors & Advisors

Peter Kinder

Peter Kinder co-founded KLD Research & Analytics, Inc. in 1988, in Boston, Mass., and served as its president and board chair until its sale to Risk Metrics Group in 2009. At its sale, KLD was the world’s leading provider of social investment research and indices. He remains a consultant to MSCI, Inc., which bought Risk Metrics in June 2010.

Kinder blogs at on economics and legal issues affecting his niche, the evolving nature of the corporation, fiduciary duties, and the passing scene. He co-authored three books in his field: Ethical Investing (1984); The Social Investment Almanac (1992); and Investing for Good (1993). He has spoken to audiences on four continents.

Kinder serves on the board of the Center for Political Accountability, the finance advisory committee of the Wallace Global Fund, a private foundation, the President’s Council of CERES, and the Marlboro College MBA Program Circle of Advisers.

He served two terms on the board of the U.S. Social Investment Forum, one as vice chair. KLD was a co-founder of the Sustainable Investment Research International Group (SiRi) and Mr. Kinder served on its board. He was a co-founder and principal (1997-2000) of Domini Social Investments, LLC.

From 1973 to 1988, Mr. Kinder practiced law, first as an assistant attorney general in Ohio, then in Boston as a staff lawyer for a foundation, and finally in private practice. He specialized in administrative law and corporate regulation.

Mr. Kinder received an AB in History from Princeton University in 1970 and a JD from Ohio State University in 1973, both with honors.


Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes is an innovative thinker and entrepreneur whose work has focused on fixing the deepest flaws of capitalism.  He

FULL Profile »

Philip Duff

Philip N. Duff is founder and Chief Executive Officer at Massif Partners, an institutional investment manager focused on the solvency

FULL Profile »

Hazel Henderson

Hazel Henderson, PhD, is a world-renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, consultant on sustainable development, and author of

FULL Profile »

Hunter Lovins

Hunter Lovins is President of Natural Capitalism Solutions (NCS). NCS helps companies, communities, and countries implement more sustainable business practices

FULL Profile »

Bill Reed

Bill Reed, AIA, LEED, is an internationally recognized proponent and practitioner in sustainability and regeneration. Reed is a principal in

FULL Profile »

William Rees

William Rees, PhD, is a human ecologist, ecological economist, Professor Emeritus and former director of the University of British Columbia’s

FULL Profile »

Simon Rich

Simon Rich serves by appointment of the Governor on the North Carolina Economic Development Board and chairs the Innovation and

FULL Profile »

Carol Sanford

Carol Sanford is founder and CEO of The Responsible Entrepreneur Institute and InterOctave, a global consultancy. She has worked with

FULL Profile »

Gus Speth

Gus Speth, Esq, is a Professor of Law at Vermont Law School. Previously he was a Sara Shallenberger Brown Professor

FULL Profile »

Stewart Wallis

Stewart Wallis served as the Executive Director of New Economics Foundation (NEF) from 2002-16, inspiring and demonstrating real economic well

FULL Profile »