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
Today, August 9, marks the International Day of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples’. This year’s theme is the 10th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).
Benefits Canada: Publicly traded Canadian businesses in large part are lacking when it comes to reporting their relations with indigenous people, revealed a new report by the Shareholder Association for Research and Education.READ FULL ARTICLE
Corporate Canada does a relatively poor job of providing disclosure on its engagement with indigenous communities and its handling of indigenous issues, according to a new study from the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE).READ FULL ARTICLE
SHARE hopes a new report will do for Indigenous issues what has already been done for environmental causes — put them on the boardroom table. “The purpose is to start to delve into the issue of the business role in reconciliation and where investors fit in that,” said Delaney Greig, author of the report for SHARE Canada.READ FULL ARTICLE
A coalition of 79 global institutional investors with nearly $8 trillion in AUM is putting its muscle behind a demand that companies disclose more information on how they manage their global workforces.
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently released its annual list of priorities for its work over the 2017-18 fiscal year. Each year the securities regulator invites comments from market participants on the work it proposes to undertake and other areas of concern.
A group of global institutional investors are urging companies to disclose how they manage their global workforces in order to increase shareholder transparency. SHARE is collaborating with ShareAction in the UK on the Workforce Disclosure Initiative (WDI).READ FULL ARTICLE