Investor Coalitions Streaming News
Dollar stores moving to pull dangerous plastics from shelves   
May 25, 2019
Source: National Geographic - “Dollar Tree is a case where we felt it was also an issue of social justice,” says Alexandra McPherson, a project manager for the Investor Environmental Health Network, an investor collaborative that encourages...
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SEC adds proxy advisors, shareholder proposal thresholds to regulatory agenda   
May 24, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - The current shareholder proposal rule, allowing shareholders with a minimum of $2,000 of company stock or 1% of eligible voting shares for at least one year to submit proposals, is supported by the Council of Institutional...
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Corporate Bill Requests Companies Disclose Representation on Boards   
May 24, 2019
Source: RISMedia - The bill has received support from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Council of Institutional Investors and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as a way to ...
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99% Of BP Shareholders Back Climate Change Resolution   
May 22, 2019
Source: Crude Oil Prices - a member of the global Climate Action 100+ Steering Committee and CEO at the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC). Another, more stringent resolution calling for BP to include ...
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BP shareholders demand climate action, but reject calls for hard targets   
May 22, 2019
Source: Edie - Stephanie Pfeifer, the CEO of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) who represents the Climate Action investors, said after the vote that the scale of support, “sends a clear message that investors...
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Amazon faces slate of shareholder proposals   
May 22, 2019
Source: clickondetroit.com - Nine of the resolutions were coordinated by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, a coalition of about 300 institutional investors that press their portfolio companies to take action on human rights, gender and...
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SEC roundtable on quarterly reporting coming this summer   
May 22, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - The Council of Institutional Investors supports quarterly reporting because it benefits investors, companies and other market participants and provides important historical information, said Amy Borrus, deputy director, in an...
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For the first time, Amazon faces an enormous slate of shareholder proposals   
May 22, 2019
Source: WRAL - Nine of the resolutions were coordinated by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, a coalition of about 300 institutional investors that press their portfolio companies to take action on human rights, gender and...
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Big super fails to back activist resolutions   
May 22, 2019
Source: The Australian Financial Review - “Funds are running out of valid excuses for not supporting proposals of this nature, particularly when groups like the Investor Group on Climate Change are making similar demands of companies.” Support for climate...
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New Harvard Business School Report: CSR Reduces Costs   
May 21, 2019
Source: CSR Wire - The Enhanced Analytics Initiative (EAI) allocates a minimum of five percent of trading commissions to brokers that integrate analysis of CSR data into their mainstream research. How about a bonus for integrating information that...
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