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Celebrating ICCR Legacy Award Recipients Sr. Pat Daly and Fr. Michael Crosby

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On September 28, 2017, Sr. Pat Daly, OP and the late Fr. Michael Crosby, OFM Cap were recognized for their lifetime contributions to the socially responsible investment movement as recipients of the 2017 ICCR Legacy Award. The awards ceremony took place at the ICCR Special Event, titled “Taking the High Road: The Business Case for a Just Workplace.”

 Left: Fr. Dan Crosby and Sr. Pat Daly accept the 2017 ICCR Legacy Awards.

Right: Cathy Rowan presents Sr. Pat Daly with her award.


Fr. Dan Crosby, Fr. Mike’s brother and a fellow Capuchin, accepted the award on his behalf and gave a moving speech about how relationships with fellow ICCR colleagues and friends made Fr. Mike’s work have such a great impact. Some of Mike’s most notable contributions to the field include his efforts to reform the tobacco industry through shareholder advocacy and establishing a framework for the Catholic CRIs.

Cathy Rowan presented Sr. Pat with her award, highlighting Pat’s pioneering work on climate change with ExxonMobil and other companies in the oil and gas sectors as well as her efforts to hold General Electric accountable for cleaning up PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Sr. Pat also echoed the sentiment that faith-based investors have had the greatest impact when working in coalition. Fr. Mike and Sr. Pat were among the earliest members of ICCR and both served as directors of regional CRIs, and their pioneering work has had a major influence on the next generation of shareholder advocates.

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