Emily Simso contributes to New Forests’ corporate sustainability and responsible investment (RI) initiatives. Based in San Francisco, Emily works with New Forests’ teams globally to implement our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration practices in the investment process. She also supports New Forests’ responsible investment strategy, the administration and continual improvement of the Social and Environmental Management System (SEMS), and New Forests’ Sustainable Landscape Investment (SLI) framework and impact management. Emily’s prior experience includes working as the inaugural responsible investment associate for her university’s endowment, which she led to develop an RI Policy and commence an ESG approach appropriate to their needs. She recently completed internships in ESG with exposure across several asset classes, including a focus on emerging markets investments. Emily also has a background in environmental science and research. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Loyola Marymount University.