SHARE and NATOA formed the Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative (RRII) to build a model and example of investment in reconciliation – mobilizing institutional investors, led by Indigenous trusts themselves to promote greater demand by investee corporations for Indigenous employees, contractors, managers and directors, as well as increased partnerships and economic opportunities for Indigenous communities.
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
SHARE is a service provider signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). The PRI is an international network of investors working together to put the six Principles for Responsible Investment into practice. As a signatory, SHARE is able to participate in a growing global community of institutions seeking to build a more sustainable financial system.
Inter-faith Center for Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)
SHARE is an affiliate member of the ICCR – a coalition of faith and values-driven organizations who view the management of their investments as a powerful catalyst for social change. SHARE participates in a number of collaborative engagements through the ICCR.
Groupe Investissement Responsable
In 2020, SHARE and GIR combined their proxy voting services into a single entity and launched the sole Canadian provider of proxy voting services for institutional investors.
Church Investors Group (CIG)
Together with CIG, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and the Church of Sweden, SHARE launched an international, faith-based collaboration on modern slavery. SHARE met with legislators, businesses, trade associations and civil society groups throughout the year to help push for a legislative process in Ottawa.
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)
SHARE has partnered with CCAB on a research project aimed at enhancing demand for Indigenous employment, training and contracting opportunities within the investment chain. The project will articulate a set of recommendations to address the challenges and opportunities associated with different parts of the investment chain and to help develop a system-wide appreciation for the issues.
Responsible Investment Association (RIA)
SHARE is an associate member of Canada’s Responsible Investment Association (RIA). The RIA promotes the practice of responsible investing in Canada and supports the responsible investment practices of its members.
Climate Action 100+
SHARE is signatory to the Climate Action 100+ Sign-on Statement that sets out the commitment and expectations to implement a strong governance framework, take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across value chains, and provide enhanced corporate disclosure.
SHARE is working with CDP to encourage high quality disclosure of climate change related data from corporations, using CDP’s data to inform engagements with corporations with the goal of changing corporate behavior via the reduction of emissions.
World Benchmarking Alliance
SHARE is part of the Alliance, which seeks to generate a movement around increasing the private sector’s impact towards a sustainable future for all, guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
SHARE is a knowledge partner for Impact United, a community of investors seeking to mobilize capitals towards social, economic and environmental justice. SHARE supports Impact United with research, education and convening related to impact investing and public markets.
Intentional Endowments Network
SHARE is a member of the Intentional Endowments Network, and works with the organization to encourage and support higher education institutions to adopt investment strategies that create an equitable, low-carbon, and regenerative economy.
Investors for Opioid and Pharmaceutical Accountability
The IOPA is a global coalition of 58 US state treasurers, pension & benefit funds, faith-based institutions, & asset manager members with more than US$4.3 trillion in assets under management. SHARE’s CEO, Kevin Thomas, serves as Co-Chair of the IOPA.