SHARE joined with the Council of Institutional Investors and 44 other investors and investor organizations in a joint letter to the US House Committee on Financial Services to express our opposition to legislation that has recently been introduced and is pending in the Committee related to proxy advisory firms.
SHARE is collaborating on an investor initiative with over 100 investors pushing for banks to back the recent recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
The International Labour Organization (ILO) released its new estimates of the number of people who were victims of modern slavery today in New York at the United Nations. The numbers are staggering – an estimated 40.3 million people subjected to some form of modern slavery last year.
Investment Executive: Investors are increasingly demanding transparency on corporate lobbying, yet the disclosure in lobbyist registries falls short, suggests a report from the Vancouver-based Shareholder Association for Research & Education (SHARE) released Tuesday.READ FULL ARTICLE
Vancouver Sun: Opinion article by Kevin Thomas, SHARE’s Director of Shareholder Engagement, on the Canada’s lobbyist registries and our registry scorecard report.READ FULL ARTICLE
A new report released today by the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) reveals that when it comes to the transparency and accountability of Canada’s lobbyist registries, considerable room for improvement remains.
Edmonton Journal: Opinion article co-authored by SHARE’s Executive Director, Andrea Nemtin, Executive Director of the Inspirit Foundation; Mark Sevestre, President of the National Aboriginal Trust Officers Association (NATOA).READ FULL ARTICLE
A new report published by the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE), Is Canadian trade association lobbying aligned with Canada’s Paris Agreement commitments? reveals that while many trade associations have voiced support for carbon pricing, that support is often qualified by broad claims of reduced competitiveness, which may or may not be based on empirical evidence.
Globe and Mail: Opinion article co-authored by SHARE’s Director of Proxy Voting Research and Operations, Jackie Cook and Director of Shareholder Engagement, Kevin Thomas about the corporate governance innovations introduced through shareholder proposals and the regulatory obstacles of filing proposals in Alberta.READ FULL ARTICLE
Rabble: Canadian companies have a long way to go to advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, a recent SHARE report argues.READ FULL ARTICLE