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 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.
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.
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.
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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.”
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.
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