Thirteen of the 17 banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline were signatories to the Equator Principles, despite concerns being raised. This finding makes it clear that the framework has been ineffective in identifying the significant risks to Indigenous rights and is in need of reform.
Corporate Knights – In a move that’s been both widely hailed and derided, the Business Roundtable, America’s most influential lobby group of corporate leaders, denounced its longstanding position that corporations exist principally to serve their shareholders.
The Logic – SHARE was named one of Canada’s ten most innovative non-profits for our work helping companies and foundations live up to responsible investing principles.
Investment Executive – SHARE and a coalition of investor groups is calling on global banks to enhance their policies for respecting the rights of Indigenous peoples in the latest iteration of the Equator Principles — a voluntary, global environmental and social risk management framework.
SHARE is hiring a Vancouver-based Events Coordinator to support the organization of SHARE’s annual Investor Summit taking place in February 2020 as well as smaller events related to SHARE’s programs including the Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative. Applications due Sept. 5, 2019
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?