Sustainable Brands Turkey 2023
Paul Herman

Paul Herman

CEO & Founder

HIP Investor Ratings + Portfolios

R. Paul Herman, FSA, rates investments on impact, ESG, SDGs, and Climate to pursue positive impact and profit potential. Founded 17 years ago, HIP (Human Impact + Profit) Investor produces and licenses 143,000 impact investment ratings of 13,000 global equities, 123,000 muni bonds, and 7,000 mutual funds and ETFs, including for 401(k) plans. HIP’s clients manage $18 trillion in assets, a portion using HIP’s Ratings. Herman is the author of The HIP Investor book (Wiley, 2010) and co-editor and co-author of the Global Handbook of Impact Investing (Wiley, 2021), both available in print and e-book, and both dedicated to the strong women of the world.
Herman is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, advised Boards and executives while with McKinsey and Company, found and funded social entrepreneurs at Ashoka.org, and shaped and measured impact investments at eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s Network. Herman is an advisor to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), and earned the Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting FSA credential, a lifetime advisor to Net Impact and to Sustainable Brands, and a research fellow of the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity.