Jaime Silverstein

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  • Jaime Silverstein


    Jaime Silverstein is an Associate at Croatan Institute. She also sits on the board of directors for Metta Earth Institute. Previously, she has worked as a farm business advisor for NOFA-VT; crop R&D specialist for Freight Farms, a Boston-based urban agriculture start-up; program coordinator for Slow Money Boston; and senior research fellow at the Sustainable Endowments Institute, where she led research on responsible investing practices at colleges and universities. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University and is currently pursuing an MBA from the University of Maine. 

    Silverstein has collaborated on various sponsored research projects addressing finance and sustainability, including "Soil Wealth" (2019) and "Institutional Pathways to Fossil-Free Investing" (2013). She has contributed to outreach and research, surveying institutional investors and money managers for the US SIF Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends.

    Silverstein is a Kripalu-certified yoga teacher. She enjoys hiking, frequenting local farmers markets, and studying herbalism.

    She lives in Kittery, Maine. 

    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



    "Transformative Investment in Climate-Smart Agriculture: Unlocking the Potential of our Soils to Help the U.S. Achieve a Net-Zero Economy," U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action (USFRA), The Mixing Bowl, Croatan Institute, and World Buisiness Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), February 2021 (with David Bennell, et al). 

    "Report on US Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends 2020." Washington, DC: US SIF Foundation, November 2020 (with Joshua Humphreys et al).

    "Regenerative Agriculture and COVID-19 Capital Needs: Assessing needs in the regenerative meat and grain sectors to direct capital flows," Croatan Institute, August 2020 (with David LeZaks and Susan Paykin)

    "Soil Wealth: Investing in Regenerative Agriculture across Asset Classes," Croatan Institute, Delta Institute, and OARS, 2019. (with Josh Humphreys, Kristin Lang, David LeZaks, and Jaime Silverstein).

    "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).