The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

JPMorgan Chase Announces Commitment to Back Away from Private Prison Finance – Impact of Shareholder Engagement

March 7, 2019

JP Morgan Chase announced on Tuesday that it will no longer finance the private prisons. This has been an ask of our engagement and dialogues, which we led since October 2017 on behalf of  Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood as the lead shareholder and many other Tri-CRI members and colleagues from ICCR. We raised concerns […]



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Tri-CRI Urges Tyson Shareholders to Support Human Rights Due Diligence Proposal

January 18, 2019

The American Baptist Home Mission Society and 10 co-filers urge you to vote FOR the Shareholder Proposal on Human Rights Due Diligence at The Tyson Foods Inc. Annual Meeting on February 7, 2019. Read Exempt Solicitation here. Support for this resolution is warranted because: (1) Tyson has a responsibility to respect human rights within company-owned […]



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Shareholder Resolution Filed with Amazon on Prohibiting Sales of Facial Recognition to Government, Citing Human Rights Risks

January 17, 2019

SHAREHOLDERS PRESS AMAZON TO STOP SELLING RACIALLY BIASED SURVEILLANCE TECH TO GOVERNMENT Press release written by Open MIC. Link to original posting: https://www.openmic.org/news/2019/1/16/halt-rekognition Citing critical concerns over immigrant surveillance of vulnerable communities, racial profiling, and other civil and human rights violations, Amazon shareholders have filed a resolution asking the company to prohibit sales of “Rekognition”, […]



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Shareholder Resolution Filed with ExxonMobil on Sustainable Energy Access

December 20, 2018

The Tri-State CRI supported member the Dominican Sisters of Caldwell in filing a shareholder resolution with ExxonMobil on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7, which calls for universal access to reliable, affordable, sustainable, and modern energy. Roughly 3 billion people worldwide rely on wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste for cooking and heating, and nearly 1 billion people have […]



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Tri-CRI Members File Shareholder Resolutions with Amazon and Northrop Grumman on Immigrants’ Rights Concerns

December 18, 2018

Members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment (Tri-CRI) have filed two shareholder resolutions with companies whose government contracts pose risks to immigrants’ rights – Amazon and Northrop Grumman. Tri-CRI members have long supported immigrant communities through education, affordable housing, legal aid, and spiritual support ministries, and in 2018, we made a decision to align […]



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ICCR Celebrates the Launch of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights

May 25, 2018

Summary The Investor Alliance for Human Rights is an initiative led by ICCR designed to build the investor movement in addressing human rights through investments.  The Alliance membership will include all investors, including socially responsible investors, pension funds, and mainstream investors, and it will work collaboratively with NGO partners and community stakeholders, with the shared […]



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Investors to Congress: Bipartisan Dream Act is Both a Business and Moral Imperative

November 17, 2017

Members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment signed onto the letter coordinated by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility urging Congress to support for the bipartisan Dream Act of 2017 (H.R. 3440, S.1615). Read the ICCR press release below: Investors to Congress: Bipartisan Dream Act is Both a Business and Moral Imperative DATE: Nov 17th 2017 In […]



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Tri-CRI Supports ICCR Statement Regarding the Repeal of DACA

September 7, 2017

Originally posted by ICCR here: http://www.iccr.org/iccr-statement-regarding-repeal-daca ICCR Statement Regarding the Repeal of DACA DATE: Sep 6th 2017 As faith and values investors we are outraged that the Trump administration has repealed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a cruel decision that leaves nearly 800,000 young Americans at risk of deportation, and would have devastating consequences for […]



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Shareholder Campaign to Eradicate Forced Labor Yields Multiple Corporate Commitments

August 9, 2017

Original Press Release posted by ICCR at http://www.iccr.org/shareholder-campaign-eradicate-forced-labor-yields-multiple-corporate-commitments Five corporations across high-risk sectors pledge to include “no fees” ethical recruitment provisions in supplier codes of conduct to safeguard migrant workers. NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9th, 2017 – Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), a coalition of faith and values investors, today announced breakthroughs […]



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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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