Investor Advocates for Social Justice

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26th of October 2015

Faith-Based Investors Call on ExxonMobil to Acknowledge Moral Imperative of Climate Action

Faith-based investors, led by the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell, NJ and other members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, filed a shareholder resolution with ExxonMobil on Thursday, October 22 entitled “Acknowledge Moral Imperative to Limit Global Warming to 2°C.” This resolution builds on the growing understanding of what the impacts of climate change […]

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25th of September 2015

Tri-CRI Joins Investors In Support of Legislation Requiring Disclosure and Corporate Action on Human Trafficking Risks

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is honored to join over 100 investors with over $1 trillion in assets under management in sending a statement to the US Senate and House of Representatives urging strong bi-partisan support for The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015 (H.R. 3226/S.1968). Read the full […]

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1st of September 2015

Tri-CRI Letter Calls on GE to Complete Cleanup of the Hudson River

On August 21, the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment sent a letter to General Electric urging the company to fully complete the cleanup of the Hudson River: “As shareholders in GE, our Coalition has long been involved in encouraging our company to take full and complete responsibility for the contamination caused by the disposal into […]

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21st of August 2015

Sister Pat Daly on Fox Business Discussing Laudato Si and Climate Change

Following the release of Pope Francis’ Encyclical ‘Laudato Si’, Sister Pat was invited to speak on Fox News about climate change.  In the interview below on the show Varney & Co., Sister Pat discusses the encyclical and the history of the work of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment with corporations on climate change.

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19th of August 2015

Tri-CRI Joins Investors With $2.6 Trillion AUM in Letters to 15 Companies on Water Management

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is proud to join over 60 institutional investors in sending letters to 15 food and beverage companies identified as laggards on water management by the recent Ceres report Feeding Ourselves Thirsty. In today’s Ceres press release about the letters, Acting Director Mary Beth Gallagher was quoted on the importance […]

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5th of August 2015

Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment Welcomes Announcement of Clean Power Plan

Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment Welcomes Announcement of Clean Power Plan The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment applauds the final version of the Clean Power Plan to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.  In addition to contributing to climate mitigation, these essential regulations, which for the first time set limits on carbon pollution from […]

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15th of July 2015

Tri-CRI Member Mercy Investment Services Congratulates Choice Hotels for Signing ECPAT Code

Tri-State Coalition member Mercy Investment Services congratulates Choice Hotels for signing the ECPAT Code.  This move follows years of productive engagement between Mercy Investment Services and Choice Hotels on human trafficking.  Read the full press release here and below: Mercy Investment Services congratulates Choice Hotels on signing the ECPAT Code to help end human trafficking.The Sisters […]

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18th of June 2015

Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment Rejoices in Pope Francis’s Encylical, Laudato Si

We rejoice in the leadership of our Pope Francis with this clear proclamation in Encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ of the foundational Gospel message, “that all may have life and have it to the full.”  His insights reinforce the calling of the ministry of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, to merge investment decisions with social values […]

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27th of May 2015

Report Back From AGMs: Investors Press CEO to Acknowledge Climate Risks

Shareholder proposals to adopt Greenhouse Gas reduction goals were put forward at Exxon Mobil and Chevron on May 27th.  The proposal at Exxon received 9.6% of the vote in support and at Chevron received 9% in support. Proponents are disappointed by this result, particularly given the urgency of action to address climate change and the […]

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26th of May 2015

On Eve Of Shareholder Meetings at ExxonMobil and Chevron, Global Investors Demanding Bolder Action on Climate Change

Press Release Public and faith-based investors representing over $1 trillion will urge oil & gas giants to live up to their stated visions as energy companies of the future by driving the transition to a low-carbon economy. NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, MAY 26TH, 2015 – As members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and […]

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