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Sustainable investing to get boost from tie-up-PRI   
April 16, 2019
Source: Reuters - The Enhanced Analytics Initiative (EAI) is an investor-led group set up to encourage the growth of research into environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. The combined group’s members represent assets of more than...
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POLITICO EU Influence: Transparency feud — Shell’s climate shift — Hansa hold-up   
April 13, 2019
Source: POLITICO - Investor pressure: Stephanie Pfeifer, CEO of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, said Shell’s commitment to “walking away from industry groups when needed is a key step forward.” She added that...
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Preventing disaster from striking Australia’s economy   
April 12, 2019
Source: Prevention Web - Notable examples of industry effort include workgroups such as the Responsible Investment Association Australasia and the Investor Group on Climate Change. These and other groups actively participate in the United Nations (UN)...
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Shareholder Advocates Carry Gun Fight To New Level   
April 12, 2019
Source: Financial Advisor - Two shareholder advocacy groups are carrying the fight for gun responsibility to another level by asking investors to withdraw their support of officers at a major gun manufacturer. Majority Action and the Interfaith Center on...
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Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC)   
April 12, 2019
Source: Prevention Web - The Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) is an initiative to create awareness among Asia’s asset owners and financial institutions about the risks and opportunities associated with climate change and low carbon...
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Nearly 4,500 Amazon employees challenge company to lead on climate-change policies   
April 12, 2019
Source: Finger Lakes Times - Indeed, it received more activist shareholder proposals on climate and other environmental, social and governance issues this year than any other company, according to the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. ExxonMobil...
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Blog: CII defends quarterly reporting   
April 12, 2019
Source: JD Supra - (See this PubCo post.) At the end of March, the influential Council of Institutional Investors submitted its comments in response to the SEC request. In its comment letter, CII defends the current quarterly reporting system,...
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More tech companies are selling stock that keeps their founders in power   
April 12, 2019
Source: Recode - Amy Borrus, deputy director of the Council of Institutional Investors Proponents for one share, one vote, however, make the case that some wildly successful tech companies — Apple, Microsoft, and, most notably, Amazon...
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4,500 employees challenge Amazon to lead on climate-change policies   
April 12, 2019
Source: The Gazette - It received more activist shareholder proposals on climate and other environmental, social and governance issues this year than any other company, according to the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. ExxonMobil and...
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U.S. investor group urges halt to dual-class structures in IPOs   
April 11, 2019
Source: Reuters - Members of the Council of Institutional Investors voted to adopt a new policy that all investors in initial public offerings have equal voting rights among their shares, an official of the group said. They are concerned that...
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