The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

Sr. Pat Daly Actively Invites Confluence Members to Join in Shareholder Advocacy on Climate Change

March 31, 2017

(Article originally published by Confluence Philanthropy) Tim Smith, Confluence Advisor Member and Director of ESG Shareowner Engagement at Walden Asset Management, reports back from Sister Pat Daly’s keynote presentation at Confluence’s 2017 Annual Practitioners Gathering. Tim is a member of the steering committee for Confluence’s Active Owners Working Group, dedicated to helping funders and investors work together to […]



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Investors Renew Call on Exxon to Address Climate Risk

February 23, 2017

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

May 17, 2016

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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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 Launches Petition Asking ExxonMobil To Support the Paris Climate Talks

November 11, 2015

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

October 26, 2015

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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Report Back From AGMs: Investors Press CEO to Acknowledge Climate Risks

May 27, 2015

Shareholder proposals to adopt Greenhouse Gas reduction goals were put forward at Exxon Mobil and Chevron on May 27th.  The proposal at Exxon received 9.6% of the vote in support and at Chevron received 9% in support. Proponents are disappointed by this result, particularly given the urgency of action to address climate change and the […]



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Tri-CRI Launches Proxy Voting Declaration Platform for Exxon and Chevron GHG Goal Resolutions

May 6, 2015

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) have organized a process for asset owners and fund managers to declare their intention to vote in support of the shareholder proposals to set greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals ahead of the Exxon Mobil and Chevron Annual General Meetings, both […]



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