A coalition of 79 global institutional investors with nearly $8 trillion in AUM is putting its muscle behind a demand that companies disclose more information on how they manage their global workforces.
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.
Op-ed co-authored by Hugues Létourneau, SHARE’s Senior ESG Analyst and Roel Nieuwenkemp, Chair of the OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct.READ FULL ARTICLE
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.
With shareholders increasingly willing to flex their muscles by demanding companies justify their executive pay packages, some experts are calling on securities regulators to dial up the pressure even further by making say-on-pay votes mandatory…READ FULL ARTICLE
Shareholders will once again push for corporate gender diversity at Restaurant Brands International (RBI) (TSX: QSR), the parent company of Tim Horton’s and Burger King. A shareholder proposal on the issue, the second in as many years, will go to a vote at the company’s annual meeting on June 5.
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…
The proposal was launched by the Sisters of Charity in Halifax, a Catholic religious order that owns company shares. They support socially responsible investments and shareholder action to change corporate policy on several issues including climate change….READ FULL ARTICLE