Steven Lydenberg, one of the architects behind the first socially screened equity index, has joined Domini Social Investments as a principal responsible for the firm's global social investing analysis.

In his new role, Lydenberg's duties will include strategic development and product support in addition to researching and writing reports on emerging social issues.

"We are very pleased that he is joining Domini Social Investments as we prepare to launch new initiatives and play a leadership role in international social investing and the creation of a more sustainable and humane global economy," said Amy Domini, founder of Domini Social Investments.

Lydenberg is the founder and former research director of Kinder, Lydenberg, Domini & Co., a social research firm that helps institutional investors screen investments. Lydenberg continues to sit on KLD's board of directors as well as the Domini Social Index Committee.

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