Laura Campos

Director of Corporate and Political Accountability

Laura Campos has nearly two decades of experience engaging public corporations on topics with implications for climate change and inequality. As Director of the Nathan Cummings Foundation’s Corporate and Political Accountability program, Laura employs both grantmaking and active ownership strategies to address the ways in which corporations can both advance and hinder progress on climate change and inequality. In her prior role as the Director of Shareholder Activities at NCF, Laura successfully engaged public corporations on topics including corporate political expenditures, renewable energy commitments, diversity and executive compensation.

Before joining NCF, Laura served as a Financial Advisor Associate at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. She has also worked on projects for the Arcus Foundation, the Aga Khan Foundation and Christian Aid.

Laura is active in numerous outside groups and shareholder coalitions focusing on responsible investment practices. Her work has been covered by numerous publications and her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Chronicle of Philanthropy and The International Business Times, among others.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the College of Wooster and an M.Sc., Economics from the London School of Economics.

More from Laura

How NCF Leverages Investor Standing to Push Companies like Google on Racial Equity Issues  |

As we mentioned in our recent strategic plan update, we aim to combine all of the organization’s assets — people, relationships, knowledge,…
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Corporations Shouldn’t have a Monopoly on Power: Part 2 |

The Nathan Cummings Foundation’s Director of Corporate and Political Accountability, Laura Campos, recently sat down with leaders from three of our…
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Corporations Shouldn’t have a Monopoly on Power: Part 1 |

The rise of giant platform monopolies like Facebook, Google and Amazon has drawn renewed attention to the problematic nature of…
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Shareholders for Stakeholders: CEOs should safeguard, not silence, engaged investors |

Via Impact Alpha: The Business Roundtable’s statement from 181 CEOs committed to pay employees fairly, protect the environment and foster…
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“Keep It Secret” Policies Enable Cultures Of Harassment And Discrimination |

"Thanks to Tarana Burke’s Me Too movement, TIME’S UP and others, it’s no longer possible to ignore the devastating impacts…
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