Shareholder Engagement Report Q1-2010

By April 28, 2010News

Highlights from Q1 2010

  • 10 of 12 ‘Say on Pay’ proposals filed by Meritas were implemented
  • SHARE wrote letters to 41 companies about the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
  • Great-West Lifeco has indicated it does not believe climate change poses a risk to its business at this time
  • Fairfax Financial argues climate change is not relevant to its business, and a shareholder proposal filed by Meritas Mutual Funds will be voted at their AGM
  • SHARE held a conference call with EnCana Corporation to discuss hydraulic fracturing in natural gas wells which may be polluting drinking water
  • Shoppers Drug Mart has agreed to hold a call next quarter on potentially toxic chemicals in consumer products and packaging
  • Sun Life Financial is reviewing policies to align lending operations with forest conservation and sustainable forest management

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