Divya Mankikar is an Investment Manager on CalPERS’ Sustainable Investment team, providing subject matter expertise on how to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across the total fund. Divya is one of the founders of Climate Action 100+ – a global coalition supported by investors representing over $30 trillion to engage the top carbon emitters.
Divya joined CalPERS in 2015 with a decade of professional experience in sustainable investment. She was previously at Trucost in New York as the head of consulting to financial institutions in North America and led Patagonia Sur to develop the first certified forest carbon project in Chile.
Divya holds a BA and MA from Boston University in Energy and Environmental Analysis. In addition she has an International MBA focused in finance from IE business school in Madrid, Spain, and an MA in Law and Diplomacy focused in human rights law from Tufts University’s Fletcher School.