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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.

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A day to reflect on how reconciliation can be advanced by investors in Canada

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Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, to recognize and celebrate the ongoing history, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples to our nation and to the world. To provide some examples of how reconciliation is relevant for individuals and organizations in the investment and financial ecosystem, we offer some of the work SHARE is doing – in our programs as well as internally.

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Forward Summit – Economic Development Potential of Indigenous Trusts

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Join Rachel Forbes, SHARE’s Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative Coordinator at the Economic Development Potential of Indigenous Trusts panel of the Forward Summit in Calgary on February 26, 2019 from 11am to noon.

The Forward Summit is an Indigenous-led, multi-day conference dedicated to advancing economic partnerships, discovering opportunities for change and supporting national relationships between Canada’s industry leaders and Indigenous Communities.

Panel members:

  • Leith Cardinal, Manager of Onihcikiskowapowin Business Trust and Board Chair, NATOA
  • Vickie Whitehead, CPA, CGA, Director of Aboriginal Client Services, Deloitte
  • Rachel Forbes, RRII Coordinator, SHARE
  • Moderator: Max Skudra, Canadian Council on Aboriginal Business

Social Finance Forum: Impact investing through an Indigenous lens

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Join SHARE at the 11th Annual Social Finance Forum event Impact investing through an Indigenous lens on November 9 from 2:45-3:45pm in Toronto.

James Tansey, ED of SauderS3i and contributor to the 2018 report on “Impact Investing in the Indigenous Context” will moderate a discussion among our Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative Coordinator, Rachel Forbes, NATOA president Mark Sevestre and Raven Indigenous Capital Partners’ CIO Stephen Nairne.

This event is part of the Social Finance Forum, Canada’s leading event for people who believe profits should be paired with purpose, presented by the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing.