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Fran Teplitz

Executive Co-Director for Business, Investing & Policy, Green America

Fran Teplitz joined Green America in 2000 and has served in a variety of positions including a focus on Green America’s Green Business Network, socially responsible investing and banking, climate and energy, and public policy. Prior to Green America she worked on peace and disarmament issues and human rights in Central America.


Voices from the Field

The Power of Shareholder Engagement

Posted on May 28, 2019 by Fran Teplitz

A beech tree forest in Germany
Most of us think first about the impact funds have when allocated for specific purposes like building a school or hospital, supporting job training, or funding advocacy campaigns. Others may also think about the impacts of where funds are invested, for example, in a community development financial institution that supports economically marginalized neighborhoods and individuals, or in a clean energy fund advancing new technologies… Read More

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