Matthew Novak

Matthew Novak is a native of the Greater Detroit area and is a graduate of Louisiana State University (LSU) with a degree in Coastal Environmental Science. His background involves work experience in in corporate sustainability, environmental education, city government, and coastal and environmental science.

His undergraduate research focused on the restoration of Louisiana coastal wetlands using dredged material, and is part of a larger on-going dissertation.

Since graduating, Matthew has worked for a local nature center and a citywide sustainability program, before moving to Washington, DC. In the nation’s capital, he worked with G&A Institute, Inc. as a sustainability report analyst.

He is currently serving as an ESG Research Analyst for Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS) in Rockville, Maryland.

His interests lie at the intersection of science, environmental justice, corporate sustainability, and community engagement.

(Update: February 2018)

When they were collaborating with G&A Institute:

Matthew Novak is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in coastal environmental science. His undergraduate research focus was coastal restoration and after graduating, worked with a citywide sustainability program in his hometown of Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Matthew is passionate about corporate sustainability and human rights, while also interested in ESG and sustainability metrics. He currently resides in Washington, DC.

Matthew Novak
Honor Roll 2017