CTV News article reporting on SHARE’s research findings that Canadian companies with the greatest carbon footprint (oil and gas producers, utilities companies) are not reporting on ‘climate competency’ in the boardrooms.
ARIA (Alliance for Retirement Income Adequacy) article on institutional investors’ role in mitigating climate change via the companies they invest in, and shifting corporate climate towards a low-carbon future. SHARE’s annual Pension Forums discuss the role of institutional investors like Canadian Pension Funds in addressing climate change through responsible investing practices.
Financial Post article addressing risk for oil companies in light of climate change policies, and how that risk is communicated to stakeholders. SHARE’s Kevin Thomas confirms that oil companies will need to re-think disclosure to investors around climate change issues.
Op-ed co-authored by Peter Chapman, Executive Director of SHARE and Fred Pinto, CEO of OceanRock Investments highlighting the important role investors can play in addressing the corporate gender gap.READ FULL ARTICLE
Hugh O’Reilly was named industry leader of the year at Benefits Canada’s 2016 Workplace Benefits Award in Toronto Last Week. O’Reilly has championed responsible investing initiatives in a variety of ways, including speaking at SHARE’s 2016 BC Pension Forum.READ FULL ARTICLE
Just Style article addressing lack of decent work metrics for Canadian retail employees. SHARE research suggests that institutional investors have financial and reputational interest in improving retail employee’s working conditions.READ FULL ARTICLE
Equal Times article by Shannon Rohan, SHARE’s Director of Responsible Investment, on transparency concerns regarding workers protection. While companies commonly insist that employees are an important asset to their company’s success, little additional information is usually provided regarding how employers are actually protecting their employees.READ FULL ARTICLE
Benefits Canada report on the importance of investors taking interest in the treatment of their investment company’s workers. SHARE continuously works to secure better workforce reporting from companies internationally.READ FULL ARTICLE
Article from The Star written by SHARE’s Director of Responsible Investment, commenting on how investors should take interest in adequate working conditions for employees.READ FULL ARTICLE
National Observer opinion piece addressing the need for publicly-traded corporations to acknowledge the risk of negative attention from what can be seen as political activity. SHARE advocates for conversation about how companies who donate to public advocacy organizations oversee those contributions and what those companies disclose to their shareholders.READ FULL ARTICLE