Human Rights in the Global Supply Chain

May 23, 2016

Coalition members seek to promote respect for human rights throughout corporate operations, including in owned and operated facilities and throughout their global supply chains.  This work includes encouraging companies to assess human rights risks that are relevant to their operations and to adopt a Human Rights Policy that applies throughout their operations and is included […]



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Climate Change

May 20, 2016

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment has engaged in shareholder advocacy on climate change since the early -1990s, raising a prophetic voice about this emerging risk. Since that time, the science has only become clearer: Climate Change is a fundamental challenge to society, presenting enormous financial risks and a compelling moral imperative to mitigate its […]



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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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Ford wins over critics with greenhouse pledge

March 11, 2011

Reuters DETROIT, April 9 (Reuters) – A group of activist investors including the state of Connecticut on Wednesday dropped a campaign targeting Ford Motor Co (F.N) after the No. 2 U.S. automaker detailed plans for cutting greenhouse gas emissions over the next 12 years. Ford’s action made it the first U.S. automaker to spell out […]



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God and mammon on her side

February 5, 2007

Sister Patricia Daly is a nun with a fund, a thorn in the side of corner cutters, child exploiters and pollutersRichard Wray The Guardian All campaigners claim to have right on their side, but one New Jersey-based adversary of corporate America can go one better: God’s in her corner. Sister Patricia Daly, a Dominican nun, […]



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