SHARE set out to benchmark Canadian firms’ disclosure on climate lobbying, including that done by trade associations like CAPP. Our goals were to gather relevant information for investors about the current state of play, best practices, and to identify areas of concern for future engagements with those same firms.
Benefits Canada – The Shareholder Association for Research and Education and Groupe Investissement Responsable Inc. are creating a joint venture to provide proxy voting services to institutional investors across Canada.
Canadian Investment Review – SHARE and Groupe Investissement Responsable Inc. are creating a joint venture to provide proxy voting services to institutional investors across Canada. The partnership establishes a new corporation called GIR that will purchase the proxy voting businesses of both organizations as well as the operations of the previous Groupe Investissement Responsible.
Responsible Investor – Canada’s Shareholder Association for Research & Education (SHARE) and Groupe Investissement Responsable (GIR) have joined forces to launch a single proxy voting service. The deal merges the voting services of both organisations, creating a new GIR. SHARE will own 30% of the new service, and will be part of the new GIR board of directors.
Two Canadian leaders in responsible investment services have partnered to create the new GIR, a joint venture aimed to become the sole Canadian provider of proxy voting services for institutional investors from coast to coast.
Deux chefs de file dans le domaine des services en matière d’investissement responsable au Canada se sont associés afin de créer le nouveau GIR, une coentreprise qui deviendra l’unique fournisseur canadien de services de gestion des droits de vote pour les investisseurs institutionnels d’un océan à l’autre.
SHARE is pleased to announce a new partnership with Groupe Investissement Responsable to offer a new jointly-owned proxy voting and advisory service for institutional investors coast-to-coast.
SHARE helped to convene a group of Canada’s largest pension investors and asset management firms to present proposals to the Ontario Capital Markets Task Force, working together to encourage Canadian regulators to take up improved environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure requirements, improve corporate diversity, and address climate change.