At the SHARE Investor Summit’s opening plenary, Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, spoke about the urgency with which we must address growing inequality, the climate crisis and respect for Indigenous rights and economic reconciliation.
Le Devoir -La peur du risque climatique s’est emparée du capitalisme traditionnel, engageant les investisseurs institutionnels dans une révolution 2.0, dit Mario Tremblay. Le vice-président aux affaires publiques et corporatives au Fonds de solidarité FTQ a été nommé jeudi à la présidence du conseil de SHARE dans le cadre du congrès que tient à Vancouver cet organisme sans but lucratif.
At a meeting held during the organization’s Investor Summit 2020, the SHARE Board of Directors named Mario Tremblay as its new chair. Currently the Fonds de solidarité FTQ’s vice-president for Public and Corporate Affairs, Mr. Tremblay has been a SHARE board member since 2012.
SHARE’s latest research questions liabilities related to Canada’s oil sands tailings reclamation and the potential to impact expenditures, the value of assets, access to capital, and overall financial condition of companies.
SHARE has written to the US Securities Exchange Commission with concerns about proposed rules that will disenfranchise smaller and main street investors by limiting shareholder proposals
These are tumultuous times at the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) as the agency undertakes efforts to revise rules governing shareholder rights and corporate accountability. The SEC has proposed extensive changes resulting from concerted corporate lobbying effort aimed at Trump appointees to the SEC to roll back investor protections and insulate CEOs from accountability to shareholders.
Teacher Magazine – How the British Columbia Teacher’s Federation and SHARE made history through a vote on gender diversity at Waste Connections Inc.
SHARE monitored the quarterly calls of some of the biggest companies in the world to see if they have reacted to the US Business Roundtable’s statement on the purpose of a corporation.
Even as some energy sector leaders publicly endorsed the Paris Agreement, they engaged in intensive direct lobbying and financed trade associations, think tanks or political campaigns that hindered development of effective climate regulations. The misalignment between corporate rhetoric and political advocacy also constitutes a material risk for investors.
Canadian Investment Review – Seeking to tighten regulations for proxy advisory firms would imply that these firms are doing something wrong, says Kevin Thomas chief executive officer of the Shareholder Association for Research and Education. He says this isn’t the case.