SHARE’s 2018 Engagement program is targeting Canadian pipeline companies with poor track records of spills or leaks in recent years compared to their peers. Read about recent commitments from Husky Energy to improve their pipeline safety and maintenance practices in response to the 2016 spill along the North Saskatchewan River.
SHARE’s Director of Shareholder Engagement shares his experience attending the Parliamentary Subcommittee on International Human Rights hearings, which are looking at the question of child and force labour in global supply chains.
SHARE’s 8th Annual Responsible Investment Workshop for Religious Investors featured a discussion on a wide range of strategies to tackle key issues such as climate change, forced labour in supply chains, business and reconciliation, and income inequality.
SHARE joined with the Council of Institutional Investors and 44 other investors and investor organizations in a joint letter to the US House Committee on Financial Services to express our opposition to legislation that has recently been introduced and is pending in the Committee related to proxy advisory firms.
SHARE is collaborating on an investor initiative with over 100 investors pushing for banks to back the recent recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
The International Labour Organization (ILO) released its new estimates of the number of people who were victims of modern slavery today in New York at the United Nations. The numbers are staggering – an estimated 40.3 million people subjected to some form of modern slavery last year.
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).
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.