As the understanding of both the tangible and intangible benefits of CSR policies grows, organizations are folding them into their benefits and pension plans in the form of volunteer programs, employee-driven charitable initiatives and pension plan investment policies.
Capping executive pay on its own is a limited response to a structural problem. Limiting a few peoples’ income at the top end does not guarantee that the dollars saved will be channelled towards measures that improve economic outcomes for the rest of the workforce.
Institutional investors welcome the Government of Canada’s commitment to begin consultation on supply chain due diligence legislation in 2019. Such legislation will help the private sector identify and root out modern slavery and child labour in business activity.
Liberal MP John McKay tabled a private member’s bill, known as C-423 or the Modern Slavery Act, in the House of Commons on Thursday before it breaks for the winter.
Advisor’s Edge: The Shareholder Association for Education and Research (SHARE), is calling on federal policymakers to adopt measures to protect workers’ retirement savings.
Flare – If you’re obsessed with makeup, your beauty routine probably consists of a poppin’ highlight, glossy lips and glitter cut creases—but have you ever wondered where all that shine actually comes from?
SHARE and its global partners have launched a campaign that promotes sustainable water resource management in the oil & gas sector, collectively asking over 30 North American oil and gas companies to disclose key information about their water-related risks by responding to the CDP Water Questionnaire.
After a meeting with Canadian federal government representatives, SHARE sent a follow-up letter calling for further provisions to protect worker retirement incomes in the event of corporate insolvencies.