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The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

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17th of May 2016

Sister Patricia Daly to ExxonMobil: Get on board with Paris goals (Responsible Investor)

From Responsible Investor (link) Shareholders are encouraged to support the ‘moral imperative’ resolution on May 25 by Sister Patricia Daly | May 10th, 2016 Will climate change impact everyone the same way? What will happen to low-lying populations and vulnerable peoples if warming exceeds 2°C? Are these impacts fair? Mitigating climate change has been called the […]

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25th of March 2016

ExxonMobil Fails to Block Climate Justice Proposal at the SEC

Faith-Based Shareholders Force Vote at ExxonMobil on Moral Imperative of Limiting Global Warming to 2 Degrees Celsius New York, NY, Thursday, March 24, 2016 – As a result of an SEC ruling yesterday, for the first time ExxonMobil shareholders will grapple with the moral and justice implications of climate change, as related to the company’s […]

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4th of March 2016

Tri-CRI Meets with Cardinal Peter Turkson

Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, who was the primary author of Laudato Si’, was in New York this month and we were pleased to have the opportunity to not only, see him speak, but also meet with him.  He was the keynote speaker at a session entitled “Catholics, Capitalism, and the Climate,” […]

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14th of January 2016

Tri-CRI applauds Cambell’s Leadership on GMO Labelling

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment joins the broader Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility community in welcoming Cambell’s announcement that it will begin voluntarily labeling food products containing GMO ingredients.  This decision places Campbell’s in a leadership role in terms of transparency and sustainability in the food sector. Tri-CRI also recognizes the leadership of Cathy […]

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7th of December 2015

Tri-CRI Welcomes ADM’s First Progress Reports on No Deforestation, No Exploitation Policy Implementation

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment welcomes the release of ADM’s first progress reports on the implementation of its No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation policy for both palm oil and soy. Implementation of these policies, which complement ADM’s Human Rights Policy adopted after engagement by Tri-CRI, has followed a four step process, as the […]

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2nd of December 2015

An Eye On COP21 Paris Climate Negotiations

As the COP 21 Paris Climate Negotiations begin, Sister Pat Daly is in Paris with many members of the Dominican Order, and they have recently sent a statement to COP 21 delegates (see below).  You can follow their activities here.Tri-CRI members have long engaged ExxonMobil on its position on climate change, encouraging positive actions within […]

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11th of November 2015

Tri-CRI Launches Petition Asking ExxonMobil To Support the Paris Climate Talks

In support of Tri-CRI’s shareholder resolution to ExxonMobil entitled “Acknowledge Moral Imperative to Limit Global Warming to 2°C,” the Coalition has launched a public petition to Exxon asking the company to support the COP21 Paris Climate Negotiations set to begin at the end of this month. As the petition notes, already, ten of ExxonMobil’s peers […]

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26th of October 2015

Faith-Based Investors Call on ExxonMobil to Acknowledge Moral Imperative of Climate Action

Faith-based investors, led by the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell, NJ and other members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, filed a shareholder resolution with ExxonMobil on Thursday, October 22 entitled “Acknowledge Moral Imperative to Limit Global Warming to 2°C.” This resolution builds on the growing understanding of what the impacts of climate change […]

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25th of September 2015

Tri-CRI Joins Investors In Support of Legislation Requiring Disclosure and Corporate Action on Human Trafficking Risks

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is honored to join over 100 investors with over $1 trillion in assets under management in sending a statement to the US Senate and House of Representatives urging strong bi-partisan support for The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015 (H.R. 3226/S.1968). Read the full […]

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1st of September 2015

Tri-CRI Letter Calls on GE to Complete Cleanup of the Hudson River

On August 21, the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment sent a letter to General Electric urging the company to fully complete the cleanup of the Hudson River: “As shareholders in GE, our Coalition has long been involved in encouraging our company to take full and complete responsibility for the contamination caused by the disposal into […]

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