S&P Global Market Intelligence CONTRIBUTOR
Lauren is Managing Director, Global Head of ESG Commercial, Trucost at S&P Global Market Intelligence. A leader in carbon and environmental risk analysis, Trucost assesses risk relating to climate change, natural resource constraints, and broader ESG factors, enabling companies and financial institutions to understand their ESG exposure to these factors, inform resilience, and identify transformative solutions for a more sustainable global economy.
Lauren is an expert in sustainable finance and, over the last decade, has advised leading fund managers, pension funds, banks, and DFIs globally on how to integrate climate change and natural capital analysis into their investment decisions making.
Prior to joining Trucost, Lauren was a Senior Investment Associate in Global Equity Research at Putnam Investments specializing in Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, and Aerospace & Defense. She was also a consultant at DFID (UK Department for International Development), working on the Millennium Development Goals for Girls' Education.
Lauren holds a BA (Hons) and MA from Cambridge University in Archaeology and Anthropology and an MSc in Anthropology and International Development from the London School of Economics. Lauren is a member of the Decision Maker Panel of the Bank of England and is also a regular speaker and respected commentator on environmental finance issues.Minimize