Investors for Affordable Cities: An online forum on responsible investment and the financialization of housing

Online

Affordable housing is at a crisis point in Canada. Against a backdrop of rising homeownership costs, a shortage of affordable rental units and escalating rents, institutional investors are increasing their allocations to residential real estate through vehicles such as joint ventures, private equity funds and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).   Predatory practices to replace low-paying tenants with higher paying tenants, evictions disproportionately impacting racialized communities and deteriorating conditions in aging buildings owned by […]

Proxy Power: Voting for Workers

Join us for a look at key proxy votes related to decent work in the 2022 AGM season. This is an online event.

Amazon AGM Investor Briefing: Workers’ Rights & Opportunities at Amazon

This event is hosted by the Global Unions’ Committee on Workers Capital and the SOC Investment Group. Is Amazon fulfilling its promise to be the “Earth’s Best Employer” and the “Earth’s Safest Place to Work”? How Amazon, one of the largest global employers, answers these challenges will be critical for the company’s long-term success. Leading […]

Tesla 2022 Shareholder Meeting Preview

Zoom

This webinar provides an overview of human rights and climate-related shareholder proposals going to a vote at Tesla's AGM on August 4, 2022.

Do Canadian Oil & Gas Companies align their policy advocacy with a 1.5-degree future?

Zoom

In order to accelerate the climate transition, many investors, including those involved in the CA100+ and CEC, are looking for companies to align their policy advocacy with a net zero, 1.5 degree pathway. InfluenceMap and SHARE will present findings from reports each have recently published on climate policy engagement by Canada’s oil and gas sector. […]

Investor Webinar: Workplace Rights and Starbucks

Online

With unionization efforts at Starbucks and other US companies continuing into 2023, workplace rights have become an increasingly important topic of investor engagement. A number of the companies where workers are seeking to organize, and face resistance, claim adherence to fundamental rights at work such as freedom of association and collective bargaining. Some companies that […]

Union and Trustee Roundtable: Responsible Investment in Rental Housing

Zoom

There are few tools to guide investors in navigating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations related to the human right to adequate housing in the housing sector. The Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) had developed a draft set of principles and an implementation framework for responsible investment in housing.

The Religious Investors Online Meeting

Join us for a religious investor online meeting on October 31 Canadian religious institutions will gather for a 90-minute online meeting to hear presentations and exchange experiences as we strive […]

Labour Rights Investor Network: an introductory webinar

Investors have three reasons to advance their stewardship of labour rights. First, labour rights are human rights and investors have responsibilities to respect these rights in their investment and stewardship decisions. Second, respect for labour rights enables investors to mitigate systemic and company-specific risks. And third, freedom of association and collective bargaining, along with other […]

From Advocacy to Action: The role of investors in climate policy

Zoom

On Nov. 29, join SHARE for a cross-network webinar on climate policy advocacy and the role of investors. SHARE will be joined by a panel of industry professionals sharing their expertise in and experience with recent and current policy initiatives. Learn how asset owners and managers can support a more coordinated and ambitious climate transition. […]