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PRESS RELEASES

Economic reconciliation is an investor responsibility

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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 announce shareholder proxy voting guidelines advocating for the rights of Indigenous Peoples

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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.

Over 120 investors press big brands for workforce transparency 

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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

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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

Who benefits and who suffers from the SEC’s proposed proxy-advisory rules?

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Canadian Investment Review – Seeking to tighten regulations for proxy advisory firms would imply that these firms are doing something wrong, says Kevin Thomas chief executive officer of the Shareholder Association for Research and Education. He says this isn’t the case.

Waste Connections aims for more board diversity in face of shareholder proposal

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Globe & Mail – The shareholders of Waste Connections Inc. demonstrated that one female director on a corporate board is, in their eyes, no longer enough.

Boards under scrutiny as new rules turn up the pressure for more diversity

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Globe & Mail – Canadian companies have steadily, but slowly, added women to their boards and executive ranks over the past decade as they respond to pressure from shareholders. The shift has been due in large part to regulations that forced them to disclose their gender diversity and explain how they intend to improve it.

Green Banking Fails To Change Practices

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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.