In response to the US Securities Exchange Commission finalizing its proposed changes to the rules today governing the submission of shareholder proposals, Kevin Thomas, CEO of SHARE, made a number of comments.
Finance et Investissement –Le Groupe Investissement Reponsable Inc. (GIR) et l’organisation SHARE (Shareholder Association for Research & Education) s’associent pour créer le nouveau GIR, une coentreprise visant à devenir le seul fournisseur canadien de services de vote par procuration pour les investisseurs institutionnels.
The latest research from SHARE finds Canadian oil and gas companies are continuing to lobby for weaker climate regulations in the interest of short-term profits, while providing inadequate disclosure to investors.
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.