The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

Tri-State CRI Featured in ICCR Corporate Examiner

July 7, 2016

Check out the latest edition of the ICCR Corporate Examiner July 2016, featuring a spotlight on the Tri-State CRI and our work to advance socially responsible investing. In this feature article on page 17, ICCR spoke with Sister Pat Daly and Mary Beth Gallagher about our history, the important role of Coalitions for Responsible Investment, […]



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

May 25, 2016

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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Corporate Governance

May 23, 2016

Tri-State CRI supports corporate governance that promotes long-term, sustainable shareholder value and inculcates respect for corporate social responsibility. Tri-State CRI typically addresses these issues through its proxy voting, weighing in on both shareholder and management proposals.  These governance level efforts affect all of our environmental and social advocacy, enhancing shareholder input into corporate practices and […]



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Investment Guidelines


Tri-State CRI members are encouraged to integrate Socially Responsible Investing into their asset allocation. This is supported through clear Investment Guidelines that identify their approach to investing and highlight their values and priorities when it comes to the management of their portfolio. Many members will include issues related to Catholic Social Teaching and justice to […]



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History

May 19, 2016

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment was founded in 1975 just years after the movement to encourage corporations to leave South Africa was begun by colleagues at the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR). In 1971 the Episcopal Church presented a shareholder resolution before General Motors concerned about the company’s involvement in South Africa. Prior […]



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Membership Services


The Tri-State CRI serves as a resource for its members and supports their education to enable them to implement socially responsible investing in their institutional investment portfolios. The Coalition provides services and resources to our members to inform them, keep abreast of timely opportunities, and facilitate their participation in shareholder engagements on issues that are […]



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About Us


The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment (CRI) is a coalition of Roman Catholic institutional investors primarily located throughout the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut area, with members also located in Colorado and Kansas. Our members are active owners of their portfolio companies and utilize their power as shareholders to work in constructive partnership with […]



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ExxonMobil Fails to Block Climate Justice Proposal at the SEC

March 25, 2016

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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Tri-CRI Meets with Cardinal Peter Turkson

March 4, 2016

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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