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McDonald's to take steps to cut potato pesticides   
December 05, 2019
Source: Reuters - The three investor groups teamed with Investor Environmental Health Network to engage McDonald’s in talks about pesticide reduction. Dr. Richard Liroff, executive director at the Investor Environmental Health Network, said...
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Business, unions and farmers urge Australia to cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero   
December 05, 2019
Source: The Guardian on MSN.com - Australia Climate Roundtable says climate goals require ‘deep global emissions reductions’
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Congressional caucus asks funds to divest in Sudan   
December 05, 2019
Source: InvestmentNews - For its part, Investors Against Genocide plans to target mutual fund companies in a shareholder proxy campaign designed to encourage firms to adopt policies of divestment from Sudan. "There are executive orders that prevent Exxon...
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Enhanced Analytics Initiative, Bainbridge Graduate Institute Win Inaugural Joan Bavaria Awards   
December 05, 2019
Source: CSR Wire - The two winners were announced at the Ceres annual conference in Boston. The winner of the Bavaria Award for Impact is Enhanced Analytics Initiative (EAI), an international collaboration between asset owners and asset managers...
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The Investor Environmental Health Network was formed by 17 investment...   
December 05, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - The Investor Environmental Health Network was formed by 17 investment firms - including Amalgamated Bank. Domini Social Investments, Boston Common Asset Management, Calvert Group and Citizens Advisers - to promote use of safer...
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Genocide-free’ proposal rejected at Vanguard   
December 05, 2019
Source: The Mercury News - The measure, backed by the group Investors Against Genocide, fell far short of majority support at a fund shareholders meeting that the privately owned company held in Scottsdale, Ariz. The proposal came before shareholders in 21...
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Buildings will ‘make or break’ the EU’s Green Deal   
December 05, 2019
Source: POLITICO - "The cement sector needs to dramatically reduce the contribution it makes to climate change,” said Stephanie Pfeifer, the CEO of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, which sent the letter. Failing to so...
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Council of Institutional Investors Questions Wall Street Journal Over Proxy Advisory Firms   
December 05, 2019
Source: Institutional Investor - The Council of Institutional Investors says it is fed up with proxy firms being picked on. The organization is specifically taking issue with a The Wall Street Journal editorial entitled “The Proxy Advisers’...
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CORRECTED - California pension fund joins EAI analysis group   
December 05, 2019
Source: Reuters - LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - The Enhanced Analytics Initiative (EAI), an international group of investors promoting research on topics like climate change, said on Wednesday that a major U.S. public sector pension fund has joined...
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Green Investors Flunk Fracking Industry on Impact Management   
December 05, 2019
Source: Environment News Service - The coalition includes: Green Century Capital Management, the Investor Environmental Health Network, As You Sow, and Boston Common Asset Management. The investment firms’ ranking is based on 30 companies’ public...
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