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The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

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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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20th of April 2017

Tri-CRI Urges Wells Fargo Shareholders to Support Business Standards Review Resolution

The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia and sixteen co-filers, including members of the Tri-State Coalition, filed a shareholder resolution urging Wells Fargo to conduct a Business Standards Review in response to the consumer fraud scandal as the company continues to face serious regulatory, business, legal, reputational and human capital risks. Unethical business practices, the insular company culture, […]

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31st of March 2017

Sr. Pat Daly Actively Invites Confluence Members to Join in Shareholder Advocacy on Climate Change

(Article originally published by Confluence Philanthropy) Tim Smith, Confluence Advisor Member and Director of ESG Shareowner Engagement at Walden Asset Management, reports back from Sister Pat Daly’s keynote presentation at Confluence’s 2017 Annual Practitioners Gathering. Tim is a member of the steering committee for Confluence’s Active Owners Working Group, dedicated to helping funders and investors work together to […]

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13th of March 2017

Launch of Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment welcomes the launch of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a tool investors can use to inform shareholder engagements related to human rights in the supply chain. The pilot report assesses 98 companies from three key sectors, including agricultural products, apparel, and extractives. 100 different performance indicators across six measurement themes were used to rank […]

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2nd of March 2017

Press Release: Pharma Companies Block Investor Requests for Greater Transparency on Drug Pricing

Drug companies including J & J, Merck, BMS and Pfizer Seek to Silence Shareholders by Omitting Resolution on Price Transparency from Company Proxies. (Link to ICCR Press Release) NEW YORK, NY – Thursday, March 2, 2017 – Long-term shareholders in major U.S. drug companies  today expressed outrage that their attempts to elicit greater transparency around excessive […]

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