The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

Northrop Grumman’s Human Rights Record in the Spotlight at Shareholder Meeting

May 8, 2019

Northrop Grumman, a government contractor that produces weapons used in conflict and technologies that are enabling the militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border and increased surveillance of immigrants, has largely flown under the radar of public scrutiny as attention is focused on Palantir and Amazon for their role in the US immigration context. Alongside Northrop Grumman’s […]



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“A Win for Shareholders in Effort to Halt Sales of Amazon’s Racially Biased Surveillance Tech” – Press Release by Open MIC

April 4, 2019

S.E.C. Ruling Advances Two Shareholder Proposals Targeting Amazon’s Rekognition Link to original Open MIC press release: https://www.openmic.org/news/2019/4/4/a-win-for-shareholders-amazon In a major victory for investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ruled late yesterday that Amazon must give shareholders an opportunity to consider and vote on two separate shareholder resolutions that address major business risks posed by […]



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Shifting Gears Initiative: Year In Review

March 22, 2019

Members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment are leveraging our collective power and voice as faith-based and responsible investors to engage with automotive companies in our portfolios to encourage respect for human rights and human dignity through the Shifting Gears initiative. Launched in January 2018, our campaign aims to improve human rights performance of […]



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

March 7, 2019

JP Morgan Chase announced on Tuesday, March 5th, 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. In […]



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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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