The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

Tri-CRI Comment to EPA on Clean Water Rule

September 27, 2017

Echoing our longstanding engagements with companies in a broad range of sectors on addressing water risk in operations and supply chains, the Tri-State CRI submitted a public comment to the EPA opposing the proposal to repeal the Clean Water Rule. See our comment below:   September 27, 2017 Ms. Donna Downing Office of Water (4504-T) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, […]



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Investors Refile Water Pollution Resolution with Tyson Foods

September 14, 2017

For the fourth year in a row, Tri-CRI supported the American Baptist Home Mission Society (ABHMS) in filing a resolution asking Tyson Foods to adopt a comprehensive water stewardship policy. This year the resolution was backed by thirteen co-filers including faith based institutional investors, foundations, and asset managers. It will be considered at the company’s […]



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Investors Score a Meaty Win for Clean Water

June 7, 2017

Original blog post published by Ceres Last week, Tyson Foods announced it was partnering with the World Resources Institute (WRI) to set targets to reduce water and greenhouse gas impacts in its operations and supply chain. This is big news, coming as it is from the largest poultry player in the U.S., which has had […]



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Extractive Industries

May 23, 2016

Tri-State CRI engages corporations in the mining sector on behalf of clients to encourage them to assess and address risks related to mining operations, as well as to demonstrate leadership in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals linked to the mining sector.  Our engagement includes issues related to Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC), rights of […]



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Environmental Health


Our shareholder engagement also addresses the environmental health and justice impacts of corporate operations. This may relate to contamination of waterways, toxins in materials, or justice implications related to plant and facility siting. Engagement with GE, PCBs and the Hudson River For over 40 years, General Electric disposed of at least 1.3 million pounds of […]



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Water Stewardship


Water is integral to all life on Earth and responsible water stewardship within corporations is essential to protect this scarce resource.  Members of the Tri-State Coalition have long engaged companies on mitigating the negative impacts of business operations on water quality, promoting respect for the Human Right to Water, and encouraging companies to take steps […]



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Executive Committee & Staff

May 19, 2016

Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is a membership organization with an Executive Committee that functions as a Board of Directors. Staff



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About Us


The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment (CRI) is a coalition of Roman Catholic institutional investors primarily located throughout the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut area, with members also located in Colorado and Kansas. Our members are active owners of their portfolio companies and utilize their power as shareholders to work in constructive partnership with […]



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Tri-CRI Letter Calls on GE to Complete Cleanup of the Hudson River

September 1, 2015

On August 21, the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment sent a letter to General Electric urging the company to fully complete the cleanup of the Hudson River: “As shareholders in GE, our Coalition has long been involved in encouraging our company to take full and complete responsibility for the contamination caused by the disposal into […]



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Tri-CRI Joins Investors With $2.6 Trillion AUM in Letters to 15 Companies on Water Management

August 19, 2015

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is proud to join over 60 institutional investors in sending letters to 15 food and beverage companies identified as laggards on water management by the recent Ceres report Feeding Ourselves Thirsty. In today’s Ceres press release about the letters, Acting Director Mary Beth Gallagher was quoted on the importance […]



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