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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Owning our Shared History and Mobilizing Together as Investors

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By: Katie Wheatley and Mark Sevestre, Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative

Across Turtle Island, we have witnessed a renewed outpouring of grief and outrage in recent months, as the uncovering of thousands of unmarked children’s graves have served as horrific reminders of Canada’s long legacy of colonialism and assimilation, including the residential school system.

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We’re Hiring: Program Officer, Capital Strategies

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SHARE is seeking an individual passionate about and committed to building a more just, sustainable, and productive economy and looking to contribute to a vibrant, values-driven organization. The successful candidate is motivated by the opportunity to make meaningful changes in the way that capital is invested and deployed so as to address some of the critical environmental and social challenges facing our communities.  

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We’re Hiring! Engagement and Advocacy Specialist

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SHARE is seeking an individual passionate about and committed to building a more sustainable, inclusive and productive economy and looking to contribute to a vibrant, values-driven organization. The successful candidate is not satisfied with merely avoiding investor risk. They are familiar with and work well in the world of corporate governance and finance, but are primarily motivated by the opportunity to make meaningful changes to corporate policies, systems and practices in order to contribute to social and environmental change.

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Open Letter to G7 Heads of State and Government: Need for coordinated action by G7 leaders on Forced Labour

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Leaders representing half the global economy meet together this week as countries across the world are struggling with the Covid-19 pandemic and its far reaching aftermath. It is imperative that we build back better, greener, and fairer. Yet there are an estimated 25 million people in the world in forced labour, 16 million of whom are in the private economy, and recent evidence suggests that the number may be rising as a result of both the pandemic and climate change.

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Statement regarding the Kamloops Indian Residential School from the Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative (RRII)

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The following is shared with permission from the Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative. It was written in collaboration with SHARE and NATOA

May 31, 2021 – It is with a heavy heart and many tears that we add our voice to those across Turtle Island who mourn for the 215 young spirits finally located last week in Kamloops, British Columbia. We grieve with the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Nation and the families of the lost children.

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Phillips 66 shareholders vote in favour of SHARE proposal on climate lobbying

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By Jennifer Story and Sarah Couturier-Tanoh

At its Annual General Meeting on May 12, 2021, shareholders of the Texas-based oil company Phillips 66 voted strongly in favour of a resolution to align its lobbying activity with the Paris Accord. This proposal was co-filed by SHARE, for the second year in a row, on behalf of the Fonds de Solidarite FTQ. Despite the company recommending against the proposal, the vote passed with a considerable show of support.

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