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A new report, Moving Capital, Shifting Power, profiles how investors can support Indigenous training, employment, contracting, advancement and business development opportunities.
SHARE and Coast Funds today announced new shareholder proxy voting guidelines that advocate for the rights of Indigenous Peoples. Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance organization created by First Nations, the governments of British Columbia and Canada, and private foundations as part of the 2006 Great Bear Rainforest agreements.
SHARE and a coalition of institutional investors with combined assets of more than $14 trillion is renewing its demand for companies across the world to come forward with better data on their staff and supply chain workers, with the aim improving the quality of jobs globally.
Investors ask Dollarama to address human rights risks in global supply chain. A shareholder proposal filed by the Pension Plan of The United Church of Canada with support from SHARE goes to vote June 13 at company annual meeting
SHARE IN THE NEWS
Broadview – Marie Kondo-ing our portfolios just makes us good at avoiding risks. Divesting from from sectors and companies may be an appealing approach to responsible investment because it removes responsibility from our lives, or at least our portfolios. It becomes someone else’s problem. Real social and environmental change is never comfortable and safe.
Benefits & Pension Monitor – Green banking initiatives have not changed lending and investment practices, says a report from Boston Common Asset Management in partnership with a number of regional partners, including its Canadian partner SHARE. It finds that, despite an explosion of risk assessment tools and green banking industry initiatives in recent years, practical change in the financial sector remains elusive.
Globe & Mail – Canadian securities regulators struggled this summer when they decided to issue new guidance on climate change-related disclosures for issuers. The regulators were clearly searching for a way to provide investors with useful information on an unprecedented systemic risk while still working within our existing continuous disclosure framework.
NationTalk – There is a massive change afoot in the economic picture for Indigenous peoples in Canada, based on solid entrepreneurship, a growing and able young population, visionary leadership, own-source capital and strong networks to scale up that potential. Yet that potential will only be fully realized if other investors, especially institutional investors, latch on to that opportunity and foster it.