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The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

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25th of May 2016

Investors View Solid Support for Climate Proposals at ExxonMobil/Chevron AGMs as Wake-Up Call for Industry

CEOs Tillerson and Watson remain bullish on fossil fuels in spite of mounting pressure from institutional investors calling for alternative, more sustainable energy pathways. NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016 – ICCR members who have long advocated for climateconscious business planning at oil and gas giants ExxonMobil and Chevron, pushed for climate action through […]

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Tri-State CRI Encouraged by Strong Support at ExxonMobil Annual Meeting

In a rebuke of ExxonMobil’s Board and Management, at today’s annual meeting 18.5% of ExxonMobil shareholders representing around $69 billion in Exxon shares voted to support Tri-State CRI’s resolution calling for Exxon to acknowledge the moral imperative to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius or less. Faith based investors welcome this strong signal from […]

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Shareholders to Southern Company: Transition from Coal to Low-Carbon Business Model

One-third of Southern Company Shareholders Vote for Climate Resolutions By As You Sow and Tri-State Coalition   Atlanta – May 25, 2016 – Shareholder resolutions filed at Southern Company by shareholder advocacy group, As You Sow, and faith-based investor coalition, the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment (“Tri-State CRI”) sent Southern Company’s Board and management a strong message: the […]

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23rd of May 2016

Investors are Encouraged to Support Shareholder Proposals at Southern Company

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is encouraging shareholders to vote in favor of shareholder proposals at the May 25th Annual General Meeting of The Southern Company.  Tri-State CRI supported the drafting and filing of Item 9 on the proxy, which was filed by the Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth and 10 co-filers, who […]

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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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