Ms. Tanner joined Christian Brothers Investment Services (CBIS) in 2002 and is the Assistant Director of Socially Responsible Investing. She is responsible for engaging with boards and corporate management to encourage the development and implementation of robust and substantive environmental, human rights and corporate governance policies and practices.
Ms. Tanner’s leadership to improve corporate performance on human rights issues led the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) to honor CBIS with its Founder’s Award in 2011. She is a member of the governing board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. Julie is widely quoted in the media on corporate governance and corporate responsibility issues, is a frequent panelist at major ESG conferences, and writes extensively on the topic, including co-authoring the recent report, “Effective Supply Chain Accountability: Investor Guidance on Implementation of The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act and Beyond.”
Prior to joining CBIS, Ms. Tanner spent ten years in the financial services industry, most recently with JP Morgan Chase, before moving to lead the Finance and Environment Program at National Wildlife Federation. Tanner holds a B.A. from Rutgers University, an M.B.A. from Pace University, and an M.S. from North Carolina State University.