Today, August 9, marks the International Day of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples’. This year’s theme is the 10th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently released its annual list of priorities for its work over the 2017-18 fiscal year. Each year the securities regulator invites comments from market participants on the work it proposes to undertake and other areas of concern.
Since 2012, SHARE has engaged with Canada’s five largest banks on behalf of shareholders to discuss how they are measuring and managing the physical and transition risks associated with climate change.
Earlier this year, SHARE helped the Pension Plan of the United Church of Canada (PPUCC) file a shareholder proposal at Restaurant Brands International (RBI) asking the board to report on the company’s process for identifying and mitigating risks of child or forced labour in the coffee supply chain.
SHARE wrote to the Premier of Ontario, outlining the business and investor case for decent work and supporting the Government of Ontario to act on the Changing Workplaces Review recommendations in a way that will increase the protections for workers and help build a more inclusive and prosperous Ontario economy.
On May 31 Exxon-Mobil (XOM.N) shareholders will vote on a shareholder resolution asking the company to publish an annual assessment of the long-term portfolio impacts of technological advances and global climate change policies…
As the names of each board member and senior executive were read out at the Canfor Corporation and Constellation Software annual meetings last week, the need for a plan to increase gender diversity came into sharp focus.
In the United States, approximately 35 shareholder proposals will be voted on in 2017 addressing different aspects of decent work.[i] This Proxy Alert examines two of these proposals.