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Out on its own: Australia the only country to use climate funding to upgrade coal-fired plants   
March 01, 2019
Source: The Guardian on MSN.com - From an investor’s perspective, coal is a dead duck.” Emma Herd, chief executive of the Investor Group on Climate Change, says Australia is moving across the trend by considering giving taxpayer support to coal. In...
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Newly Passed House Bill Calls for SEC Study of and Potential Restrictions on Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans   
March 01, 2019
Source: Lexology - In December 2012 the Council of Institutional Investors, a pension fund trade association, urged the SEC to adopt amendments to Rule 10b5-1 – similar to those proposed in the House legislation – that would (1) permit...
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How religious orders and unions team up to put social pressure on corporations   
March 01, 2019
Source: America Magazine - During the 2017 annual meeting of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Meredith Miller of the United Auto Workers Retiree Medical Benefits Trust approached Meyer about working together to...
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Institutional investors call out climate policy   
February 27, 2019
Source: Financial Standard - The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) said the package will not address "the risks to the Australian economy that climate change represents nor will it unlock large-scale investment in zero emissions solutions." In...
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Is Glencore a tipping point'   
February 27, 2019
Source: Lexology - Emma Herd, a member of the global Climate Action 100+ Steering Committee and Chief Executive Officer of the Investor Group on Climate Change (Australia/New Zealand) said that Glencore's announcement represents 'a significant step...
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Full divestment from a powerful university undoubtedly sends a strong and clear message   
February 26, 2019
Source: Varsity - Donald refers to the suggestion of the DWG that the University should join the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) or an alternative equivalent who seek to pressure fund managers who in turn pressure fossil...
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Panel discusses university endowment investments   
February 26, 2019
Source: The Brown Daily Herald - The first speaker was Martin Bourqui, a recent Tufts graduate and the national organizer for the Responsible Endowments Coalition, an organization whose goal is to change the way universities across the country invest their...
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Carleton Responsible Investment Committee   
February 26, 2019
Source: Carlton College - Proxy ballots can be found here under the title "Def 14a," but aren't available until around April. Responsible Endowments Coalition (REC) The REC is an organization of students with the purpose of advancing socially responsible...
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Confronting Donald Trump   
February 26, 2019
Source: Medium - One member of our group who made it inside the fundraiser opened a side door so that a few courageous Arab and Latino organizers from the Queer Detainee Empowerment Project and Responsible Endowments Coalition could disrupt....
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Amnesty International USA and Responsible Endowment Coalition Launch Guide to Support Responsible Investing by U.S. Colleges and Universities   
February 26, 2019
Source: CSR Wire - Morgan Simon, executive director of the Responsible Endowments Coalition, said: "Our handbook explains in ... Sixteen of the top 20-ranked colleges and universities (2008 U.S. News and World Report rankings) have adopted some...
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