Founded in 1975, Walden provides portfolio management services to socially responsive investors. To support healthy, inclusive communities, Walden offers clients an opportunity to invest in community development institutions, banks, and credit unions that support economic development and affordable housing. It also partners with its clients to encourage portfolio companies to strengthen their corporate responsibility and accountability through shareholder engagement, which includes dialogue, shareholder resolutions, and proxy voting. As of 2016, Walden had approximately $2.8 billion in assets under management. Since 2004, Walden has been a division of Boston Trust & Investment Management Company, an employee-owned firm.