As lead Corporate Governance and Diversity analyst, Aditi directs Calverts research, advocacy and policy work on these important issues. In this role, Aditi has led Calverts efforts to promote boardroom diversity including filing Calverts 50th board diversity resolution, successfully petitioning the Securities and Exchange Commission to enhance critical board diversity disclosures, and collaborating with a broad coalition of institutional and faith-based investors to advance the issue.In her role, Aditi also spearheads a number of efforts aimed at advancing corporate diversity including promoting the implementation and adoption of the Calvert Womens Principles®, the first global code of corporate conduct focused on empowering, advancing and investing in women worldwide, by a broad range of public and private entities. As part of these efforts, Aditi has helped develop the Gender Equality Principles Initiative with the City of San Franciscos Department on the Status of Women and Verité, in an effort to engage companies on advancing women in the workplace. Aditi also worked as part of an advisory group with the United Nations Global Compact and UNIFEM to launch the Womens Empowerment Principles.Aditi develops and implements sustainable investment guidelines for corporate governance and diversity, which are applied across many of Calverts domestic and international mutual funds. Aditi participates in a number of multi-stakeholder initiatives aimed at advancing environmental, social, and governance objectives, and frequently writes and speaks on these issues to various internal and external stakeholders. She co-authored both editions of Examining the Cracks in the Ceiling, which looks at the practices of a wide range of companies in the areas of diversity and gender relations.Further, Aditis experience includes engaging companies and policy makers on executive compensation, board independence, and privacy issues. Aditi serves as an Advisory Member to the institutional investor-led Diverse Director Database initiative that seeks to develop a pool of diverse talent for corporate boards. Her research focuses on the information and communications technology sector. She earned an MBA in Finance from George Washington University and a BS in International Economics from the University of Florida.
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