Updates

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

Updates



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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23rd of February 2017

Investors Renew Call on Exxon to Address Climate Risk

Coalition Representing $4 Trillion in Assets Asks Exxon How It Will Be Impacted by a Lower Carbon Future Original Press Release from the Office of the New York State Comptroller available here A coalition of institutional investors, led by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, as trustee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund […]

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22nd of February 2017

Investors Urge Banks to Support DAPL Reroute

Tri-CRI members joined over 130 investors in signing a statement urging the banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request to reroute the pipeline to avoid treaty territory. Investors highlighted the financial and reputational risks of being associated with a pipeline project that was developed without sufficiently assessing the implications for indigenous […]

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3rd of February 2017

Tri-CRI Encourages Vote FOR Water Policy Resolution at Tyson Foods

The Tyson Foods Annual General Meeting is coming up on February 9th and Tri-CRI encourages shareholders to vote FOR the resolution asking the company to adopt a “Policy to Address Water Impacts of Business Operations and Suppliers”. The American Baptist Home Mission Society is the lead filer and six ICCR members co-filed the resolution. Overview […]

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1st of February 2017

Shareholders Urge CEOs Advising Trump to Reject Travel Ban

Tri-CRI members joined faith-based investors and shareholder advocates in sending a letter to the 19 current and former CEOs compromising President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum. These business leaders will be meeting with President Trump this Friday to provide input on the implementation of the administration’s economic agenda. The letter urges the business leaders participating in the Forum […]

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12th of January 2017

Investors Voice Support for Affordable Care Act

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment joined a coalition of 119 faith- and values-based investors and public health groups in signing a letter to Trump and members of Congress voicing support for the Affordable Care Act. Led by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, the group praised how the ACA expanded access to quality and affordable health […]

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5th of January 2017

Tri-CRI Members Urge Top Banks to Support the CFPB

Several Tri-CRI members signed letters addressed to the nation’s top banks asking them to express support the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and resist attempts to weaken its effectiveness. Investor letters coordinated by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility were sent to: Bank of America BNY Mellon Citibank Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Wells Fargo Click here […]

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21st of December 2016

Mary Beth Gallagher announced as new Executive Director, beginning January 1, 2017

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is pleased to announce that Mary Beth Gallagher will transition from her role as Associate Director to the position of Executive Director of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment on the 1st of January 2017. The Executive Committee began planning for this transition in early spring and CRI members voted […]


16th of December 2016

Tri-CRI Statement on Tillerson Nomination

Tri-CRI Statement on Tillerson Nomination The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment expresses concern about President-Elect Trump’s nomination of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for the position of the Secretary of the State Department. The President-Elect, all Cabinet nominees, and the new Administration must be committed to respect for human rights, equality and social inclusion, and mitigation […]