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Canada’s lobbyist registries need an upgrade, report finds

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A new report released today by the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) reveals that when it comes to the transparency and accountability of Canada’s lobbyist registries, considerable room for improvement remains.

Is Canadian trade association lobbying aligned with Canada’s climate commitments?

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A new report published by the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE), Is Canadian trade association lobbying aligned with Canada’s Paris Agreement commitments? reveals that while many trade associations have voiced support for carbon pricing, that support is often qualified by broad claims of reduced competitiveness, which may or may not be based on empirical evidence.

Reconciliation needs to be on the agenda for Canadian companies, investor report concludes

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A coalition of 79 global institutional investors with nearly $8 trillion in AUM is putting its muscle behind a demand that companies disclose more information on how they manage their global workforces.

Participation d’investisseurs canadiens dans une coalition de 7,9 mille milliards de dollars qui encourage les sociétés à fournir plus d’information sur leurs effectifs à l’échelle mondiale

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Une coalition de 79 investisseurs institutionnels internationaux représentant un actif sous gestion de près de 8 mille milliards de dollars a été créée pour demander aux sociétés une plus grande divulgation d´information en matière de gestion de main d’œuvre.


Report recommends an upgrade to Canada’s lobbyist registries

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Investment Executive: Investors are increasingly demanding transparency on corporate lobbying, yet the disclosure in lobbyist registries falls short, suggests a report from the Vancouver-based Shareholder Association for Research & Education (SHARE)…

Opinion: B.C.’s Lobbyist Registration Act needs an upgrade

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Vancouver Sun: Opinion article by Kevin Thomas, SHARE’s Director of Shareholder Engagement, on the Canada’s lobbyist registries and our registry scorecard report.

Opinion: Corporations must play a part in reconciliation

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Edmonton Journal: Opinion article co-authored by SHARE’s Executive Director, Andrea Nemtin, Executive Director of the Inspirit Foundation; Mark Sevestre, President of the National Aboriginal Trust Officers Association (NATOA).

Canadian shareholder proposals help lead governance innovations

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Globe and Mail: Opinion article co-authored by SHARE’s Director of Proxy Voting Research and Operations, Jackie Cook and Director of Shareholder Engagement, Kevin Thomas about the corporate governance innovations introduced through shareholder…