James Gifford

James Gifford
  • Senior Fellow, Initiative for Responsible Investment
    Harvard University

Degrees in Commerce and Law; Master's in Environment Mgmt; PhD, Univ. of Sydney. Former founding Exec. Director, UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment. Currently, Senior Fellow, Initiative for Responsible Investment, Harvard Kennedy School, which serves as a research centre on fundamental issues and theories underlying the ability of financial markets to promote wealth creation across asset classes, while creating a stronger society and a healthier environment. Researches sustainable investment in emerging markets and delivering positive impact within mainstream investment strategies. Senior Strategic Adviser, Tau Investment Mgmt. Has established an NGO that supports young Indonesians to enter university. Author, articles and book chapters on resp. investment.