Investor Advocates for Social Justice

Updates



17th of May 2022

IASJ is Hiring!

Program Associate Job Description Summary The Program Associate will work closely with both the Executive Director and supervising manager to support IASJ’s shareholder advocacy campaigns and operations. An ideal candidate will possess an understanding of business and human rights, social justice advocacy, responsible investing, and/or the corporate social responsibility field. The Program Associate will support […]

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31st of March 2022

Sr. Ethel Howley- Women of Faith in Finance

In honor of Women’s History Month, IASJ will be featuring a “Women of Faith in Finance” series celebrating three incredible women and their dedication and commitment to the advancement of human rights, climate change solutions, peace, and the common good.      Upon reading the paper, Conscience of the United Nations: Non-Governmental Organizations, it becomes immediately clear […]

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30th of March 2022

Investors Call for Due Diligence on Line 3, Oil Sands Projects, and FPIC

March 30, 2022 Investors are calling on banks to conduct robust corporate Human Rights Due Diligence related to financing oil sands projects and clients developing these projects. Prompted by the significant protest, litigation, and opposition led by Indigenous Peoples opposing the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands pipeline, investors representing over $2 trillion sent a letter […]

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11th of March 2022

Sr. Pat Daly- Women of Faith in Finance

In honor of Women’s History Month, IASJ will be featuring a “Women of Faith in Finance” series celebrating four incredible women and their dedication and commitment to the advancement of human rights, climate change solutions, peace, and the common good.     “We can’t keep doing what we’ve been doing if the planet is going […]

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9th of March 2022

Investors and Farmworkers Call for Accountability at Wendy’s

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Marley Monacello                                           Gina Falada  Coalition of Immokalee Workers                           Investor Advocates for Social Justice marley@ciw-online.org, 239-357-0393            […]

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4th of March 2022

Sr. Nora Nash- Women of Faith in Finance

  In honor of Women’s History Month, IASJ will be featuring a “Women of Faith in Finance” series celebrating four incredible women and their dedication and commitment to the advancement of human rights, climate change solutions, peace, and the common good.      As Women’s History Month and the tragic invasion of Ukraine converge, one woman’s words ring […]

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24th of February 2022

Black History Month 2022

Racism is not just a social justice issue; historically, it has also cast a long economic shadow. Following the Civil War, the Reconstruction Act of 1865 helped transition newly freed Black Americans from enslavement into members of the United States economic system. The Freedman’s Savings and Trust Company was established for formerly enslaved Black American […]

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13th of October 2021

Facing Investor Pressure, Microsoft Agrees to Publish Independent Human Rights Impact Assessment, Including Review of Surveillance and Law Enforcement Contracts

October 13, 2021 PR Originally posted by Open MIC | Bloomberg Article COMPANY’S ACTION FOLLOWS SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL FOR THIRD-PARTY REVIEW OF POTENTIAL HUMAN RIGHTS HARMS In response to shareholder requests, Microsoft Corp. will commission an independent, third-party assessment to “identify, understand, assess, and address actual or potential adverse human rights impacts” of the company’s products, […]

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17th of June 2021

Shareholders Say Microsoft’s Business Practices are Undermining Privacy, Perpetuating Racism and Threatening Human Rights

Investors have filed three shareholder proposals with Microsoft Corp. seeking accountability for the ways in which the company’s lobbying practices, surveillance technologies, and contracts with ICE and other government agencies contradict the company’s own statements and values around racial justice and human rights.  The shareholder proposals highlight an apparent gap between Microsoft’s stated principles and […]

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