Join SHARE CEO Kevin Thomas for the UBC Canada Climate Law Initiative’s free webinar: Post-Pandemic Opportunities to Finance a Sustainable Society featuring twelve Canadian Climate Governance Experts as well as others with expertise in sustainable finance.
The 2019 SHARE Annual Report highlights how SHARE’s growing network has actively advocated for sustainability, good corporate governance and social inclusion through shareholder engagement, policy advocacy, proxy voting, and peer education.
Financial Post – After a weekend of protests in Canada and the United States against racism and police brutality, the workweek arrived and executives were ready with statements, tweets and LinkedIn posts.
Canadian Investment Review – At a time of uncertainty caused by the coronavirus crisis, active ownership is more important than ever, says Kevin Thomas, chief executive officer of the Shareholder Association for Research and Education.
Because this crisis is having devastating and unequal impacts on workers in global supply chains, inaction is not an option. What happens now in global supply chains is part and parcel of business continuity issues for retailers and brands, not a separate and isolated issue.
Financial Post – Canadian companies have spent billions in recent years buying back their own shares with little pushback from Parliament Hill, but that could soon change as some of those same firms line up for federal bailouts.
The Globe and Mail – As we head into proxy season – the time of year when most companies hold their annual general meetings – shareholders at publicly listed corporations will be asked to vote on how the board has decided to compensate its C-suite. This year, those votes will be overshadowed by the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, and they will be different in two fundamental ways.
Responsible Investor – Concerns with decent work, inclusion, productivity and sustainable business practices are unavoidable when a corporation is faced with economic challenges that test its resilience. That’s not a distraction from the crisis – it’s the solution to our recovery.
SHARE’s CEO, Kevin Thomas, provides an update on measures our organization is taking in response to COVID-19, as well as preparation for its economic aftershocks.