Ben Collins is a Research and Policy Campaigner with Rainforest Action Network’s Energy & Finance Program, where his work focuses on the social and environmental costs of coal-fired energy. Prior to joining RAN, Ben worked in the financial sector as an environmental, social, and governance research analyst at EIRIS and KLD Research & Analytics, where he covered the industrial and utilities sectors. He has also worked on business and human rights research involving the oil, gas, and mining industries for Human Rights Watch and Oxfam. Ben is a former board member and treasurer with the Responsible Endowments Coalition and previously served on the editorial board of Dollars & Sense magazine. He graduated from Harvard College and received a Master in Public Policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was a Belfer International and Global Affairs fellow.