Investor Coalitions Streaming News
Pressure Mounts On Walgreens To Kick Tobacco Sales Habit   
February 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : ICCR
Source: Forbes - which is a part of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. "Walgreens has run out of legitimate justifications for selling tobacco and other nicotine-based products." For more information on healthcare, read Bruce...
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Building on the base: TCFD disclosure in Asia   
February 15, 2019 Associated Profiles : Investor Group on Climate Change - Australia / New Zealand
Source: Prevention Web - To understand the current state of play, the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) commissioned analysis by EY and FTSE Russell to look at climate reporting from different perspectives. EY undertook detailed analysis in...
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Smith & Wesson sticks to its guns   
February 15, 2019 Associated Profiles : ICCR
Source: The Washington Examiner - Sisters of the Holy Names engages in such shareholder activism efforts with the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility. The organization invests pensions on behalf of religious groups and uses its resulting status as ...
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Gun makers issue reports on risk, but shareholder activists aren't satisfied   
February 15, 2019 Associated Profiles : ICCR
Source: Yahoo Singapore Finance - "They need to take seriously their place in society," Josh Zinner, the CEO of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, which coordinates shareholder activism for its members, told CNBC. "They've made it clear that they...
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Nuns disappointed in Smith & Wesson gun safety report: ‘Are they doing everything they can to be part of the solution'’   
February 15, 2019 Associated Profiles : ICCR
Source: MassLive - Her group, as part of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, bought AOBC stock and used their position as stockholders to put a referendum requiring the report on the ballot for a shareholder meeting last September....
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HESTA veteran retires, new role created   
February 14, 2019 Associated Profiles : Investor Group on Climate Change - Australia / New Zealand
Source: Financial Standard - He was on the management committee of the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) for more than a decade, and currently chairs ESG Research Australia. His experience outside of HESTA includes working at BT Funds Management,...
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Australia’s sustainable finance transition simmering below the surface   
February 14, 2019 Associated Profiles : Investor Group on Climate Change - Australia / New Zealand
Source: The Fifth Estate - This presents a huge opportunity for shared learning, Investor Group on Climate Change chief executive Emma Herd told The Fifth Estate after a sustainable finance event held by Climate-KIC Australia and the University of...
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Levi’s IPO plan puts its ‘good governance’ reputation in jeopardy   
February 14, 2019 Associated Profiles : CII
Source: SFChronicle - “It has been a discouraging week between Lyft and Levi,” said Ken Bertsch, executive director of the Council of Institutional Investors. He said institutions are almost unanimously opposed to multiple share classes....
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For gun-safety activists, a grim anniversary   
February 14, 2019 Associated Profiles : ICCR
Source: The Boston Globe - Flash forward to 2018. In September, shareholders endorsed a petition from the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary — working with the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility — that called for the company...
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QUICK TAKE: ITG Says SEC to Offer Guidance on MiFID II   
February 13, 2019 Associated Profiles : CII
Source: Traders Magazine - To a degree, yes. In a recent research note from ITG, the firm reported the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), SIFMA and MFS are urging the SEC to provide clarity on whether U.S. asset managers will continue to be able to...
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