Investor Advocates for Social Justice


13th of August 2012

Hedging Against Hunger: SRI Food Commodities Resources

Hedging Against Hunger With over 450 organizations concerned with the issue, and more than 90 reports raising the flag about excessive speculation in food commodities markets, the issue of gambling on hunger has come into focus for many investors. As the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility aptly explains:”excessive hedging leads to volatility, volatility leads to […]

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27th of July 2012

True Price of a Low Cost Review

In March, Tri-CRI Member Sr. Mary Heyser, RSHM, with the Fordham University’s Office of Alumni Relations and the Office of Mission and Ministry, the New York Coalition of Religious Congregations Stop Trafficking of Persons (NYCRC-STOP), and LifeWay Network hosted a full-day conference on the entitled: The True Price of Low Cost: Labor Trafficking and Consumerism. […]

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ICCR’s Round-up of Our 2012 Actions

The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility is a pioneer coalition of social investors, and a group where TriCRI is a proud member. In celebrating it’s 41 year history, ICCR has released a short round-up of our current work. Visit the link to learn about our work on commodities, safer energy, access to healthcare, childhood obesity, […]

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1st of June 2012

Speculation: Myths vs. Facts

The Commodity Markets Oversight Coalition, an alliance of commodity derivatives end users and consumers, has released an invaluable four page resource separating at the facts from fiction in the complex world of excessive speculation. Covering topics such as the history of excessive speculation, free market principles, how this impacts the average consumers, as well as […]

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17th of May 2012

Faith Based Investor Challenges Jamie Dimon

Thursday, May 17, 2012 Fr. Seamus Finn, OMI questioned the CEO of JP Morgan Chase on Tuesday during their Annual Meeting in Naples, Florida. He raised concerns about the recently announced $2billion trading loss, as well as Jamie Dimon’s strong opposition to the Volcker rule. Finally, Fr. Fin sought clarity and transparency around the firm’s […]

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31st of January 2012

A Nun’s Life Podcast: In Good Faith with Sr. Pat

Sr. Pat Daly was interviewed for the web program, “In Good Faith”, hosted by A Nun’s Life Ministry.  The program seeks to explore God’s call in everyday life, with  monthly programs featuring guests from a variety of ministries, disciplines, and perspectives. Sr. Pat shared her knowledge of socially responsible investing and what it means to […]

19th of December 2011

Sr. Pat Daly and Fr. Seamus Finn on the CBS Early Show

December 12, 2011 Rebecca Jarvis talks with the Rev. Seamus Finn and Sister Pat Daly, from the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, about how they help major corporations realize their social duties to make them better.    

18th of November 2011

Sister Pat battles the board: How women religious are protecting consumers

Friday, November 18, 2011 Kristen Hannum   To protect consumers and the environment, women religious lead the growing movement that’s taking on powerful corporations—one share at a time. On May 6 this year, Sister Nora Nash stood before Goldman Sachs’ powerful CEO and his board for the investment bank’s annual meeting. Nash, a Sister of […]

12th of November 2011

Nuns Who Won’t Stop Nudging

By KEVIN ROOSE, New York Times Published: November 12, 2011 ASTON, Pa. NOT long ago, an unusual visitor arrived at the sleek headquarters of Goldman Sachs in Lower Manhattan. It wasn’t some C.E.O., or a pol from Athens or Washington, or even a sign-waving occupier from Zuccotti Park. It was Sister Nora Nash of the […]

17th of October 2011

Urgent Action: Stand with TriCRI to Petition CFTC for Stronger Regulation of Commodities Trades

On October 18th 2011, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) agreed in a 3-2 vote to approve limits on the size of positions in futures and swaps markets. This action will place restraints on financial institutions, but to what extent must still be examined. TriCRI has been advocating diligently on this issue, as the […]

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