Terry is a pioneer in the development of socially responsible investing as a new asset class in the professional investment community. He is the founder and chair of Stakeholders Capital, a socially responsible asset management firm based in Massachusetts and California, and the Massachusetts-based Trusteeship Institute, an economic and social policy think tank established in 1972. He is a founding board member of Calvert Social Investment Funds and Calvert Impact Capital.
In 2000, Terry facilitated Unilever’s purchase of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Ice cream, which enabled B&J’s to legally maintain its status forever as a socially responsible company. He then served on Ben & Jerry’s board for 18 years. In 2016, he was a member of a team invited to the Vatican to assist the Pope and his staff in investing capital to reduce poverty. Terry is the author of Common-Good Capitalism Is Inevitable and Our Mutual Blind Spot Since Our Invention of Words. The latter recommends priorities for the 2020 US presidential candidates. For more than 25 years he has been a Fellow of the World Business Academy and a member of Social Venture Circle.