The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

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the Repeal of DACA DATE: Sep 6th 2017 As faith and values investors we are outraged that the Trump administration has repealed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a cruel decision that leaves nearly 800,000 young Americans at risk of deportation, and would have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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Investors Urge Banks to Support DAPL Reroute

February 22, 2017

Tri-CRI members joined over 130 investors in signing a statement urging the banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request to reroute the pipeline to avoid treaty territory. Investors highlighted the financial and reputational risks of being associated with a pipeline project that was developed without sufficiently assessing the implications for indigenous […]



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Shareholders Urge CEOs Advising Trump to Reject Travel Ban

February 1, 2017

Tri-CRI members joined faith-based investors and shareholder advocates in sending a letter to the 19 current and former CEOs compromising President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum. These business leaders will be meeting with President Trump this Friday to provide input on the implementation of the administration’s economic agenda. The letter urges the business leaders participating in the Forum […]



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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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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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