A guest blog by responsible investment pioneer, Moira Hutchinson, on the experience of church investor activism on apartheid in South Africa.
A look at why investors need workforce disclosure that accounts for the entire employment footprint in the context of new kinds of employment relationships and fissured workplaces.
Read the investor statement urging the Government of Canada to enact legislation to help identify and eliminate forced labour and child labour in supply chains through effective company due diligence and disclosure.
Whenever new leadership takes the helm at an organization you’ll always hear someone talk about their vision for the future, the great things that they’re going to achieve, and where they’re going to take the organization. But I learned long ago that anytime you’re trying to set a course you also need to have a very good sense of where you’re coming from.
SHARE’s Director of Shareholder Engagement reflects on lobbying disclosure and oversight shareholder resolutions at Imperial Oil (TSX:IMO), Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD), Encana Corporation (TSX:ECA), and SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX:SNC).
Kevin Thomas has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Shareholder Association for Research & Education (SHARE), starting June 1, 2018. Peter Chapman is stepping down after 18 years at the helm of the organization.
On April 26 SHARE presented a shareholder proposal about board gender diversity at the Annual General meeting of Constellation Software on behalf of the Fonds de Solidarité des Travailleurs du Québec. The proposal received 49.16% of the shareholder vote; the highest vote for a gender diversity proposal ever in Canada.
In an era marked by Cape Town’s looming ‘day zero’, the value of water cannot be overstated, and understanding water-related risks is essential for investors. SHARE, on behalf of The Fonds de Solidarité des Travailleurs du Québec (FTQ), has filed a shareholder proposal requesting better disclosure from Canadian company Imperial Oil on its exposure to and management of water-related risks.
This quarter SHARE achieved two strong successes on human rights by raising the stakes of our engagements and helping shareholders exercise their right to file resolutions with a company. In both cases we were able to achieve important progress without going to a vote.