Our Approach

SHARE follows a four-prong approach to responsible investing, encapsulating our values of integrity, collaboration, inclusivity, and action-driven results.

Embracing the Power of Cooperation

Our Investor Initiatives amplify voices in support of a sustainable, inclusive and productive economy.

Building Investor Leadership

We educate and empower investors to establish leading responsible investment policies and practices.

Helping Investors Become Active Owners

We provide an extensive and effective shareholder engagement program at an affordable price.

Changing the Rules

We engage with policy makers and regulators to drive greater transparency and accountability in Canada’s capital markets.

2021 Annual Report

Rising to the Challenge, Together

This is a summit we cannot climb alone. In 2021, we built and enacted powerful partnerships, working alongside investors and community mobilizers to create purposeful and sustainable solutions to some of society’s most pressing issues. Read more in our Annual Report.

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Our Impact

SHARE actively engages with companies on a number of pressing environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues. Learn more about our research on these key areas of focus.

Human Rights

SHARE engages with companies across a number of different sectors to address human rights abuses in their operations and supply chains.

Climate Action

Climate change is a critical economic, political and moral issue for society as a whole, and presents a formidable challenge for long-term institutional investors.

Decent Work

SHARE’s decent work program encourages a dialogue between shareholders and companies about the link between decent work practices and long-term value.

Reconciliation

SHARE works with Indigenous and non-Indigenous investors to amplify voices in support of truth and reconciliation in business and responsible investing.

Action-Oriented, Issues-Driven

Our Initiatives

Learn more about how SHARE’s Investor Initiatives are facilitating action in the areas of climate action, reconciliation, workers’ rights, racial justice and more.

Latest Research

Explore investor briefs, proxy voting reports, policy positions and more in our library of responsible investment resources.

Briefing Note: Investors and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

This briefing note discusses six questions for investors, both short-termand long-term, raised by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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2022 Proxy Voting Guidelines

Greater board accountability for diversity, community safety, and climate change are highlights of the SHARE 2022 Proxy Voting Guidelines.

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Investors for Affordable Cities: Responsible investment and affordable rental housing in Canada

As the housing crisis deepens, the growing presence of institutional investors in the rental real estate market – a phenomena often referred to as the financialization of housing – is coming under scrutiny. Housing affordability is an issue that investors must address in their portfolios.

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News & Analysis

Explore some of the recent milestones from across our programs, as well as key op-eds and analysis from our network and team.

Our Network

Through collaboration, SHARE’s network participants are amplifying their voices and calling for meaningful changes in corporate policies and practices, and in capital markets more broadly.

Foundations

Want to align your investment policies and practices with your mission? SHARE can help with a range of services for mission-driven investors.

Pension Funds

Want to continually develop your responsible investment strategy? SHARE can help your fund devise a clear vision, framework and strategy for responsible investment.

Universities

Is your university looking to take further action on climate change? The University Network for Investor Engagement is designed to help universities align their investment portfolios with a just transition to a low carbon economy.

Religious Investors

Are you interested in connecting with like-minded investors on responsible investment? SHARE’s Religious Investors Network brings together faith-based investors and helps them align their investments with their values.

Asset Managers

Are you interested in collaborating with like minded institutions on climate change? Learn how to get involved with Climate Engagement Canada.

Indigenous Trusts

We are committed to building a financial system that empowers Indigenous perspectives, and prioritizes reconciliation as a key component of responsible investing.