Ellen Kennedy, MA

Ellen Kennedy

Ellen Kennedy, MA is investment and sustainable food & agriculture consultant at Ellen Kennedy Consulting, and former manager of environment, water, and climate change at Calvert Investments. She has worked at the nexus of sustainable food and investment for over two decades, acting as a bridge between corporations, advocates, farmers, scientists, and shareholders. Ellen uses investing analysis as a tool to develop a healthier and more equitable food system. Formerly, she was a manager at Calvert Investments, focusing on the consumer staples sector. Ellen served on the sustainability councils of several Fortune 100 and 500 companies, filed shareholder resolutions on supply chain and related issues, and served on boards and councils, such as the UN Principles for Responsible Investment’s council on consumer staples. Prior to joining Calvert, Ellen was a program officer for Winrock International, managing alternative energy, agriculture, and gender projects in Latin America and Angola. She currently consults on the investor perspective on sustainable food. She earned a master’s from University of California Berkeley on international relations and Latin America, and a BA from Haverford College. (Bethesda, MD) @ESGEllen