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Leveraging endowments for social and environmental change   
August 10, 2019
Source: The New School - New York (February 18, 2011) — The New School and the Responsible Endowments Coalition will co-host a national meeting of students, faculty, and university trustees from across the United States to examine how universities...
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EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Educational Endowments and Sustainable Investing   
August 10, 2019
Source: blogs.thomsonreuters.com - Student movements, supported by organizations such as the Responsible Endowments Coalition have played an important role. In addition, Dyer suggests that the involvement of larger, mainstream investment managers in creating ESG...
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The partnership is dead. Long live the partnership.   
August 10, 2019
Source: The Financial Times - Any good lawyer will tell you that it is a partnership for tax purposes only. The Council of Institutional Investors, the influential group of pension funds and asset managers, has said that it does not take issue with the...
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CII identifies directors of companies with dual-class shares   
August 08, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - Board directors of U.S. public companies going public with dual-class share structures were identified in a list released Wednesday by the Council of Institutional Investors. CII's "Dual-Class Enablers" lists the other boards...
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Nuns who own shares of Smith & Wesson parent company call for corporate human rights policy   
August 08, 2019
Source: MassLive - The group backing the resolution, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility — made up mostly of Catholic nuns and Catholic health care providers — is the same group that last year successfully required...
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Commonwealth Bank warns climate change could slash farm productivity   
August 08, 2019
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Erwin Jackson, director of policy at Investor Group on Climate Change, said the physical effect of climate change was "increasingly recognised as a systemic financial risk requiring the same levels of governance and active...
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This mutual fund is now the largest owner of one of largest gun companies in U.S.   
August 08, 2019
Source: CBS News - This year, a shareholder resolution to be voted on at the company's annual meeting from the same group, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, is calling on American Outdoor Brands to produce greater details on the...
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CORRECTED-Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact   
August 07, 2019
Source: Reuters - “The cement sector needs to dramatically reduce the contribution it makes to climate change,” said Stephanie Pfeifer, chief executive of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate ...
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Drillers need to disclose more fracking data, four groups say   
August 07, 2019
Source: Akron Beacon Journal - The report was released by Boston Common Asset Management LLC, Green Century Capital Management Inc., Investor Environmental Health Network and As You Sow. Companies that disclose steps to reduce disruptions by fracking...
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BHP could quit Minerals Council after clashes over climate policy   
August 04, 2019
Source: The Guardian - The director of policy with the Investor Group on Climate Change, Erwin Jackson, declined to comment on the BHP case, but said institutional investors were increasingly interested in whether industry associations were supporting...
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