Investor Advocates for Social Justice


20th of May 2013

Investor Statement on Bangladesh

From ICCR: “In light of a series of recent calamities in Bangladesh apparel manufacturing plants resulting in an overwhelming loss of life, we, the undersigned investors and stakeholders including 200 organizations representing over 1.5 trillion in assets under management, are calling on industry leaders to implement systemic reforms that will ensure worker safety and welfare, […]

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19th of March 2013

Pepsi Responds to Shareholder Concerns on GMOs

For years, the members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, along with our colleagues at the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility have been sounding the alarm regarding genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in our food supply. Increased pesticide and energy use, as well as weed resistance, are among our  concerns. In addition to these environmental factors, […]

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19th of February 2013

Chevron Unresponsive to Calls for Improved Risk Measurement in Fracking Operations, Say Investors

Citing growing impatience with the intractability of fossil fuel companies in addressing environmental and social risks, members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility view 2013 as watershed year for the industry and its investors. NEW YORK, NY///February 19, 2013///As the fossil fuel industry comes under heightened scrutiny from both politicians and the public, investors […]

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7th of February 2013

ICCR Publishes 2013 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide

ICCR Publishes 2013 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide From Sustainablity Investment News by Robert Kropp The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility reports that its members have filed 180 shareowner resolutions and engaged in 225 corporate dialogues this proxy season. — Last year’s Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide from the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) […]

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4th of January 2013

Rev. Seamus Finn on a New Year and New Responsibilities for Corporations

An excerpt: As we prepare to bid 2012 adieu here in Washington, a phalanx of cameras are trained on Congress as they attempt to fulfill one of their old resolutions and to stave off the impending gloom portended by the “fiscal cliff.” Unable to come to an agreement on taxes and spending months ago, they […]

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16th of November 2012

ICCR releases Principles for Sustainable and Equitable Food Production.

Through its work in the agricultural sector, ICCR has developed expertise that lead to the release of Principles for Sustainable and Equitable Food Production in November of 2012. An excerpt: Food has always played a central role in the world’s cultures and faith traditions. In religious life the spiritual dimensions of food are manifest in […]

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6th of November 2012

Ranking the Banks

Ranking the Banks Read more, access videos, detailed resources and more at JPMorgan Chase announces a trading loss on its own accounts of somewhere between $2 and  $9 billion from a derivatives trade that spiralled out of control; Barclay’s admits to manipulating the LIBOR interbank lending rate; the attorney general of Massachusetts brings a […]

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10th of October 2012

TriCRI Celebrates Hershey’s Vow to Source 100% Certified Cocoa by 2020

From ICCR: Move to certify entire product line seen as significant step to eradicate trafficking and forced child labor on cocoa farms and plantations NEW YORK, NY///October 11, 2012///Today, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, a shareholder coalition that engages companies on labor and human rights standards in global supply chains, commends the Hershey Company for […]

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19th of September 2012

Hedging Against Hunger: Webinar for Investment Professionals

Hedging Against Hunger – An Update The Tri-State Coalition continues to be concerned about the impact of excessive speculation in food commodities on volatility in food supplies.  On December 6, 2013, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) hosted a second informational session regarding excessive speculation in food commodities. This webinar featured Michael Masters and David Frenk of Better Markets, […]

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18th of September 2012

The Tri-State Coalition invests for profits and probity

  Tri-State Coalition to show documentary on investing By Gwen Orel, for the Montclair Times The words “shareholders” and “churches” may not seem like they belong together, but in order to raise money for missions, retirement funds and pensions, churches are big investors. Churches want those investments to be both profitable and ethical, according to […]

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