Finance et Investissement –Le Groupe Investissement Reponsable Inc. (GIR) et l’organisation SHARE (Shareholder Association for Research & Education) s’associent pour créer le nouveau GIR, une coentreprise visant à devenir le seul fournisseur canadien de services de vote par procuration pour les investisseurs institutionnels.
Benefits Canada – The Shareholder Association for Research and Education and Groupe Investissement Responsable Inc. are creating a joint venture to provide proxy voting services to institutional investors across Canada.
Canadian Investment Review – SHARE and Groupe Investissement Responsable Inc. are creating a joint venture to provide proxy voting services to institutional investors across Canada. The partnership establishes a new corporation called GIR that will purchase the proxy voting businesses of both organizations as well as the operations of the previous Groupe Investissement Responsible.
Responsible Investor – Canada’s Shareholder Association for Research & Education (SHARE) and Groupe Investissement Responsable (GIR) have joined forces to launch a single proxy voting service. The deal merges the voting services of both organisations, creating a new GIR. SHARE will own 30% of the new service, and will be part of the new GIR board of directors.
Responsible Investor – A Principles for Responsible Investment-backed global standard for the safe management of mining waste storage facilities launched yesterday, which investor representatives say they will be expecting miners around the world to adhere to.
The Canadian Press – The pandemic’s eruption at the start of AGM season this year forced many companies to cancel their in-person events and figure out how to use technology for a virus-free meeting. The online migration was a scramble for most, as Canadian organizations have been much slower to adopt virtual meetings than their counterparts in the United States.
Catholic Register – The Vatican’s suggestion that investors dump fossil fuel stocks may be one way to protect the planet, but the strategy is not as easy as it appears.
Morningstar – There is no doubt that bias – around race, around gender, around ableism – contributes to the uneven distribution of opportunities, protections, and wealth across society, resulting in systemic, institutionalized discrimination. This issue lurks in investment portfolios and explains much of the observed inequality between the haves- and have-nots.