The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

Launch of Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

March 13, 2017

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment welcomes the launch of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a tool investors can use to inform shareholder engagements related to human rights in the supply chain. The pilot report assesses 98 companies from three key sectors, including agricultural products, apparel, and extractives. 100 different performance indicators across six measurement themes were used to rank […]



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Tri-State CRI Submits Public Comment on Definition of “Recruitment Fees”

July 12, 2016

As part of our work to advance human rights and ethical recruitment in global corporate supply chains, the Tri-State Coalition was pleased to have the opportunity to submit a comment on the definition of “Recruitment Fees” for the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) on Combating Trafficking in Persons. The FAR prohibits government contractors from charging employees recruitment […]



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Sustainable Agriculture

May 23, 2016

Sustainable Agriculture in its many dimensions—from the environmental impacts of food production, to the exploitation workers who produce it, to the quality and nutrition of the food produced—is of central importance to promoting the common good.  Tri-State CRI works at all levels of the food system to promote social and environmental sustainability, addressing antibiotics in […]



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Human Rights in the Global Supply Chain


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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Our Issues

May 20, 2016

2016-2017 Priority Issues: Climate Change In 2015-2016, Climate Change remains a top priority for Tri-State CRI shareholder engagement, focusing on the oil and gas, utility, and automotive sectors. This shareholder season, the Paris Climate Accord has been a dominant topic, shaping conversations around long-term business planning for low-carbon scenarios as well as engagement on public […]



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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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Tri-CRI Welcomes ADM’s First Progress Reports on No Deforestation, No Exploitation Policy Implementation

December 7, 2015

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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Tri-CRI Joins Investors In Support of Legislation Requiring Disclosure and Corporate Action on Human Trafficking Risks

September 25, 2015

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is honored to join over 100 investors with over $1 trillion in assets under management in sending a statement to the US Senate and House of Representatives urging strong bi-partisan support for The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015 (H.R. 3226/S.1968). Read the full […]



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Tri-CRI Commends ADM For Human Rights Statement

May 2, 2014

Tri-CRI COMMENDS ADM FOR ADOPTING HUMAN RIGHTS STATEMENT Commitment regarding ethical recruitment practices models best practices to safeguard workers in agri-business supply chains Shareholders in Archer Daniels Midland and members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility welcomed the company’s announcement at its general meeting on May 1, 2014 that it had formally adopted a […]



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We Mourn the Loss of William Clay Ford, Sr

March 11, 2014

William Clay Ford, Auto Family Scion and Detroit Lions Owner, Dies at 88 New York Times, By DOUGLAS MARTIN MARCH 9, 2014 William Clay Ford, who once steered a car from his grandfather Henry Ford’s lap but, overshadowed by his brash older brother Henry II, never got the chance to run the family business, died […]



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