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Fossil Freedom: Greening Endowments and Investments


Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster
Interfaith Center of Corporate Responsibility, Executive Vice President

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster (she/her) is ICCR's Executive Vice President. She serves as the primary internal manager for the organization, and partners with the CEO in developing and implementing the organization's overall vision and strategy.

Before joining ICCR, Rachel spent nearly fourteen years at T'ruah: The Rabbinical Call for Human Rights, most recently as Deputy Director. 

Amanda Joseph
Calvert Impact Capital, Director of Faith-Based Initiatives
Phil Aroneanu
Dayenu, Chief Strategy Officer

Phil Aroneanu is the Chief Strategy Officer for Dayenu. He is an organizer and political strategist. He co-founded, where he helped launch and run dozens of efforts, including the campaign against the Keystone XL Tar Sands pipeline, the Fossil Fuel Divestment campaign, and the People's Climate March. He directed Bernie Sanders’ 2016 campaign in New York, helped mobilize millions to the streets and the ballot box after the 2016 elections, and directed digital organizing at the American Civil Liberties Union. Phil has also consulted and managed a variety of global, national, and state-level electoral and advocacy efforts. 

Beth Sirull
Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego, President / CEO
Jeff Perkins
Friends Fiduciary Corporation, Executive Director


To turn the tide of the climate crisis for us and future generations, we need to move away from coal, oil, and gas and invest in clean, renewable energy. Endowments and Pension funds hold trillions of dollars in investments that, if mobilized, can help speed up this shift. Hear from experts on how foundations, federations, universities, and other institutions can declare fossil freedom and lead on sustainable investing.