Chief Executive Officer, Equitable Origin
Soledad has spent more than a decade working in corporate social responsibility, sustainable development, and socially responsible investment. At Equitable Origin, she is responsible for leading strategic planning, stakeholder engagement and program development to deliver on EO’s mission. Soledad also established and manages EO's governance, assurance and standard-setting procedures.
Prior to joining Equitable Origin, Soledad worked in the Responsible Sourcing division at Underwriters Laboratories (UL), where she managed supply chain and due diligence assessments against a variety of international standards and codes of conduct on behalf of multinational corporations and financial institutions. She has been involved in over 100 assessments in more than twenty countries, including Nigeria, where Soledad worked with human rights and environmental NGOs in the Niger Delta to assess the impacts of oil production on local communities. Soledad also worked with the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility on shareholder advocacy and engagement around supply chain and human rights issues.
Soledad holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs and Human Rights from Columbia University.
Expertise: Corporate social responsibility; human rights; environmental, social and governance standards; auditing and assurance; responsible sourcing and supply chain management
In 2021, Soledad will be speaking at the Northam Energy Capital Assembly on the panel: The Role of Third Party Certification in Establishing a Premium Natural Gas Market (14 October, 4 pm)