PRESS RELEASES

Investor campaign targets oil & gas companies for failing to disclose water risks

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SHARE is collaborating with the US-based Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and its members to ask 30 North American oil and gas companies to disclose key information about their water-related risks by responding to the CDP Water Questionnaire.

Canadian investors call for transparency from companies on slavery in global supply chains

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Canadian investors support the recommendations of a report released by the Subcommittee on International Human Rights calling for legislation to ensure businesses disclose steps they are taking to address child labour and forced labour in global supply chains.

Investors representing $2.3 Trillion AUM ask Canada to act on G7 commitment to address forced labour in global supply chains

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Read the investor statement urging the Government of Canada to enact legislation to help identify and eliminate forced labour and child labour in supply chains through effective company due diligence and disclosure.

New Executive Director appointed at Shareholder Association for Research & Education

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Kevin Thomas has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Shareholder Association for Research & Education (SHARE), starting June 1, 2018. Peter Chapman is stepping down after 18 years at the helm of the organization.

SHARE IN THE NEWS

Sisters of Mercy help push Canadian mining giant to abandon operations

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There’s a bit of a myth of this little religious community from Newfoundland and Labrador trying to stand up to two giant multinational corporations,” said Davis. “But once we became members of SHARE we were no longer a little religious community. Now you are talking about millions and millions of dollars being invested by many, many organizations that shared similar values.”

Institutional investors seeking disclosure on water risk

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The Shareholder Association for Research and Education is teaming up with the U.S.-based Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility to send a letter to 30 companies requesting they participate in a water questionnaire from the Carbon Disclosure Project, a British organization that encourages companies to disclose environmental data and has the backing of 639 investors worldwide.

Income gap could hurt portfolios

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Benefits and Pension Monitor: Institutional investors have increasingly begun to realize that the gap between the very wealthy and all others has become one of the most socioeconomic issues of these times,…

Canada: Parliamentary report requests Govt. develop legislation that motivates business to eliminate child labour

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Business & Human Rights Resource Centre: In November and December 2017, the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development undertook…