Corporate Knights – The idea was simple. Walk into the mall on a busy Saturday afternoon and turn ethical labelling on its head in an effort to understand consumer behaviour. How would people react to the possibility that a nine-year-old Bangladeshi girl paid a below-living wage had sewn the latest and greatest top?
SHARE and Coast Funds today announced new shareholder proxy voting guidelines that advocate for the rights of Indigenous Peoples. Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance organization created by First Nations, the governments of British Columbia and Canada, and private foundations as part of the 2006 Great Bear Rainforest agreements.
Emboldened in part by the Trump administration and its appointees to the SEC, a number of industry associations are driving attacks on corporate accountability with a full-court press, arguing that shareholder proposals and proxy advisory services are creating an undue burden for companies.
At the SHARE Investor Summit 2020 join pension funds, Indigenous trusts, foundations, endowments and others to forge responsible investor alliances for a sustainable, inclusive and productive economy.
Working with institutional investor clients, last quarter SHARE filed proposals at five top Canadian oil and gas companies, asking for meaningful reduction targets for methane, an extremely potent greenhouse gas.
SHARE is concerned with decent work because a company’s workforce is key to its long-term success. Decent work and workforce disclosure were front-and-centre issues for SHARE during the 2019 Canadian proxy voting season. Learn about what we accomplished with our clients and affiliates this year.
Just-Style – The Workforce Disclosure Initiative is renewing its calls for companies across the world to come forward with better data on their staff and supply chain workers, with the aim of improving the quality of jobs globally.
SHARE and a coalition of institutional investors with combined assets of more than $14 trillion is renewing its demand for companies across the world to come forward with better data on their staff and supply chain workers, with the aim improving the quality of jobs globally.
Shareholders have made a strong statement to the world’s fifth-largest fast food company: good workforce management is a good investment. After engagement by the Atkinson Foundation and SHARE, 66.5% of Restaurant Brand International independent shareholders supported a proposal asking for disclosure on workforce management.
Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, to recognize and celebrate the ongoing history, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples to our nation and to the world. To provide some examples of how reconciliation is relevant for individuals and organizations in the investment and financial ecosystem, we offer some of the work SHARE is doing – in our programs as well as internally.