Investor Coalitions Streaming News
Put Your Endowment Money Where Your Mission Is   
April 03, 2019
Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education - The ACIR of the New School, working with the Responsible Endowments Coalition, is making this issue a priority because we believe that our democracy is being harmed, and that as investors we have the right and need to know if and...
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Six Trends in College and University Endowments   
April 03, 2019
Source: CFA Institute Blogs - For colleges that embrace more activist approaches through such bodies as the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), this question should give them pause. With the yield on the 10-year Treasury now in the 2.4%...
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Explained: why Kyoto carryover credits are so important   
April 02, 2019
Source: The Australian Financial Review - It would reduce the government's effective emissions reduction target to about 16 per cent, according to the Investor Group on Climate Change, a lobby for managers of more than $1 trillion of Australian funds to more rigorously...
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Shareholders Press Companies Harder On Human Rights   
April 02, 2019
Source: Financial Advisor - With human rights issues, “the difference between 1994 and today is unbelievable,” says David Schilling, senior program director for human rights at the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, whose members...
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Shareholders to press oil companies over campaign spending on Prop. 23   
March 31, 2019
Source: The Mercury News - Today’s announcement is sponsored in part by the Investor Network on Climate Risk, which represents institutional investors with $9 trillion in assets, showing the prospect of broader future support for the resolutions. The...
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The Governance of Corporate Sustainability   
March 30, 2019
Source: ResearchGate - The authors [4] note that environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) indicators are ... Based on the definition of sustainability performance published in the Report of the World Commission on Environment ...
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Tech companies like Lyft want your money — not 'your opinion'   
March 30, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - Tech firms aren’t the only companies offering shares with discrepancies in voting rights – in fact, the Council of Institutional Investors counts more than 200 U.S.-incorporated companies with ...
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Council of Institutional Investors News   
March 30, 2019
Source: Insurance Journal - In its determination to reverse a two-decade slump in U.S. stock listings, a regulator might offer companies an extreme incentive to go public: the ability to bar aggrieved shareholders from suing. The Securities and Exchange...
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Lyft's founders are set to make more than $1 billion in the company's IPO   
March 30, 2019
Source: Business Insider - That's rubbed some industry watchers, like the Council of Institutional Investors, the wrong way. The group's executive director wrote a letter to Lyft's board of directors in February saying "public companies should provide all...
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SEC puts transaction fee pilot on hold during court challenges   
March 30, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - NYSE declined to comment. The pilot program is supported by the Council of Institutional Investors, which represents public pension funds, corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations with a collective $4 trillion in...
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