Speaker profile: Catherine Howarth
Catherine joined ShareAction as Chief Executive in 2008. ShareAction coordinates civil society to promote responsible investment and runs the Charities Responsible Investment Network, a group of 18 endowed foundations. ShareAction supports institutional investors to drive accelerated action by companies on climate change, workforce and gender issues and food system risks, including childhood obesity. She is a member of HM Treasury’s asset management taskforce and on the board of the Scott Trust, owner of The Guardian media group.