Ms. Tanner joined CBIS in September 2002. She leads the development and implementation of CBIS’ Catholic Responsible InvestmentsSM Program and oversees the Catholic investment screening, engagement and proxy voting activities, to integrate Catholic Responsible InvestmentsSM into the investment process. In addition, she crafts substantive agreements and strategic initiatives with boards and senior management in order to positively influence corporations and their impact on society.
She is a member of the governing board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), a Select member of ECPAT-USA (End Child Prostitution and Trafficking) and is a member representative of Partners For The Common Good, which provides critical financial products and services to low-income people and communities. Her leadership to improve corporate performance on human rights issues led the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) to honor CBIS with its Founder’s Award in 2011. Ms. Tanner promotes corporate responsibility as a frequent conference speaker and through press releases and articles appearing in major media. She has co-authored numerous articles and publications on a variety of pressing environment, social and governance (ESG) topics. Prior to joining CBIS, Ms. Tanner spent ten years in the financial services industry, most recently with JPMorgan Chase, before moving to lead the Finance and Environment Program at National Wildlife Federation. Ms. Tanner holds a B.A. from Rutgers University, an M.B.A. from Pace University, and an M.S. from North Carolina State University.