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The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

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14th of September 2017

Investors Refile Water Pollution Resolution with Tyson Foods

For the fourth year in a row, Tri-CRI supported the American Baptist Home Mission Society (ABHMS) in filing a resolution asking Tyson Foods to adopt a comprehensive water stewardship policy. This year the resolution was backed by thirteen co-filers including faith based institutional investors, foundations, and asset managers. It will be considered at the company’s […]

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7th of September 2017

Tri-CRI Supports ICCR Statement Regarding the Repeal of DACA

Originally posted by ICCR here: http://www.iccr.org/iccr-statement-regarding-repeal-daca ICCR Statement Regarding the Repeal of DACA DATE: Sep 6th 2017 As faith and values investors we are outraged that the Trump administration has repealed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a cruel decision that leaves nearly 800,000 young Americans at risk of deportation, and would have devastating consequences for […]

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9th of August 2017

Shareholder Campaign to Eradicate Forced Labor Yields Multiple Corporate Commitments

Original Press Release posted by ICCR at http://www.iccr.org/shareholder-campaign-eradicate-forced-labor-yields-multiple-corporate-commitments Five corporations across high-risk sectors pledge to include “no fees” ethical recruitment provisions in supplier codes of conduct to safeguard migrant workers. NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9th, 2017 – Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), a coalition of faith and values investors, today announced breakthroughs […]

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8th of August 2017

We Mourn the Loss of Friend and Colleague Father Mike Crosby, O.F.M., Cap

In Memoriam: Fr. Michael Crosby It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of our dear colleague and friend Fr. Michael Crosby. Michael died on 5 August 2017 at the age of 77, after suffering with cancer. Mike was well loved by so many in our community and will be much missed […]

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28th of June 2017

Sr. Patricia Daly and Fr. Michael Crosby Winners of ICCR’S 2017 Legacy Award

Pioneers in shareholder advocacy to be honored at ICCR’s annual event on September 28th. NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28TH, 2017 – The Governing Board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) is pleased to announce that the winners of the ICCR 2017 Legacy Award are Sr. Patricia Daly, OP of the Dominican Sisters of Caldwell, NJ […]

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7th of June 2017

Investors Score a Meaty Win for Clean Water

Original blog post published by Ceres Last week, Tyson Foods announced it was partnering with the World Resources Institute (WRI) to set targets to reduce water and greenhouse gas impacts in its operations and supply chain. This is big news, coming as it is from the largest poultry player in the U.S., which has had […]

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31st of May 2017

ExxonMobil Investors Make History with Majority Vote on Climate Risk Disclosure (Ceres Press Release)

Investors claimed a historic win today at ExxonMobil’s annual meeting with a majority vote in favor of a shareholder proposal calling on the oil and gas giant to assess and disclose how it is preparing its business for the transition to a low-carbon future. The proposal was hotly contested as Exxon’s management fought to sway […]

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30th of May 2017

Faith investors mobilize to press ExxonMobil to address climate change

After decades of engagement, faith groups anticipate a tipping point on climate resolution at tomorrow’s annual shareholder meeting. NEW YORK, NY – Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 – To galvanize greater investor support and attention for one of the proxy season’s most anticipated votes, nearly three dozen faith-based investors – all members of the Interfaith Center […]

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24th of May 2017

Investors Send Strong Signal to Southern Company with 46% Vote: Align Operations with Low-Carbon Future

Investors Send Strong Signal to Southern Company: Align Operations with Low-Carbon Future In an important climate-related vote today, 46% of its shareholders asked The Southern Company (SO) to report on how it plans to align its business operations with a 2 degrees Celsius global warming scenario, up from 34% last year. The shareholder proposal was filed […]

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25th of April 2017

Tri-CRI Speaks Out Against Efforts to Limit Shareholder Voice

Members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment stand in strong opposition to a draft bill under consideration that threatens to effectively eliminate the shareholder proposal process regulated by SEC Rule 14a-8. As part of a larger bill to roll back Dodd-Frank known as the Financial CHOICE Act 2.0, House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), the […]

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