Jaime Silverstein

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  • Jaime Silverstein


    Jaime Silverstein is an Associate at Croatan Institute. She also currently serves as crop R&D specialist for Freight Farms and technical advisor for Metta Earth. Previously, she held a joint appointment as senior research fellow at the Sustainable Endowments Institute, where she led research on responsible investing practices at colleges and universities and conducted research on the use of green revolving funds to finance energy efficiency.

    Silverstein has also previously worked as a research assistant and analyst at Tellus Institute, where she collaborated on various sponsored research projects addressing finance and sustainability, including "Institutional Pathways to Fossil-Free Investing" (2013). She led the endowment phase of outreach and research surveying of institutional investors for US SIF Foundation's Report on Sustainable and Responsible Investing Trends in the United States.

    As a student at Boston University, she founded the undergraduate chapter of Net Impact at the business school and worked closely with the sustainability office as a liaison to various campus environmental groups. While studying abroad in London, Silverstein worked at New Energy World Network, an organization that connects investors and innovators with cleantech and renewable energy news and events. She has also volunteered at the Small Planet Institute working with Frances Moore Lappé on research related to hunger and free market systems for World Hunger: Twelve Myths.

    Silverstein teaches Kripalu yoga in the Boston area. She enjoys attending local food events, frequenting local farmers markets, and studying herbalism. Silverstein has also helped Deborah's Kitchen, a local small-batch jam operation, develop its marketing and social media strategy.

    She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.

    B.S., Business Administration, Boston University
    Concentration in Finance and International Management and Minor in Environmental Analysis and Policy 
    Study Abroad: London, England, Boston University



    "Report on US Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing Trends 2018." Washington, DC: US SIF Foundation, October 2018 (with Joshua Humphreys et al).

    "Report on US Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing Trends." Washington, DC: US SIF Foundation, November 2014 (with Joshua Humphreys et al).

    "College Endowment Investment Trends & Best Practices: An Analysis of Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) Data." Boston, MA: Sustainable Endowments Institute, September 2014 (with Aaron Karp and Mark Orlowski).

    "Institutional Pathways to Fossil-Free Investing." Boston: Tellus Institute, 2013 (with Joshua Humphreys).

    "Report on Sustainable and Responsible Investing Trends in the United States." Washington, D.C.: US SIF Foundation, 2012 (with Joshua Humphreys, Meg Voorhes and Ann Solomon).