Investor Advocates for Social Justice

Updates



7th of March 2019

JPMorgan Chase Announces Commitment to Back Away from Private Prison Finance – Impact of Shareholder Engagement

JP Morgan Chase announced on Tuesday, March 5th, that it will no longer finance the private prisons. This has been an ask of our engagement and dialogues, which we led since October 2017 on behalf of  Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood as the lead shareholder and many other Tri-CRI members and colleagues from ICCR. In […]

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18th of January 2019

Tri-CRI Urges Tyson Shareholders to Support Human Rights Due Diligence Proposal

The American Baptist Home Mission Society and 10 co-filers urge you to vote FOR the Shareholder Proposal on Human Rights Due Diligence at The Tyson Foods Inc. Annual Meeting on February 7, 2019. Read Exempt Solicitation here. Support for this resolution is warranted because: (1) Tyson has a responsibility to respect human rights within company-owned […]

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17th of January 2019

Shareholder Resolution Filed with Amazon on Prohibiting Sales of Facial Recognition to Government, Citing Human Rights Risks

SHAREHOLDERS PRESS AMAZON TO STOP SELLING RACIALLY BIASED SURVEILLANCE TECH TO GOVERNMENT Press release written by Open MIC. Link to original posting: https://www.openmic.org/news/2019/1/16/halt-rekognition Citing critical concerns over immigrant surveillance of vulnerable communities, racial profiling, and other civil and human rights violations, Amazon shareholders have filed a resolution asking the company to prohibit sales of “Rekognition”, […]

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20th of December 2018

Shareholder Resolution Filed with ExxonMobil on Sustainable Energy Access

The Tri-State CRI supported member the Dominican Sisters of Caldwell in filing a shareholder resolution with ExxonMobil on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7, which calls for universal access to reliable, affordable, sustainable, and modern energy. Roughly 3 billion people worldwide rely on wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste for cooking and heating, and nearly 1 billion people have […]

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18th of December 2018

Tri-CRI Members File Shareholder Resolutions with Amazon and Northrop Grumman on Immigrants’ Rights Concerns

Members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment (Tri-CRI) have filed two shareholder resolutions with companies whose government contracts pose risks to immigrants’ rights – Amazon and Northrop Grumman. Tri-CRI members have long supported immigrant communities through education, affordable housing, legal aid, and spiritual support ministries, and in 2018, we made a decision to align […]

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17th of December 2018

Shareholder Resolution Filed with Chevron on the Human Right to Water

On November 23rd, the United States government publicized its Fourth National Climate Assessment. The report calculated the impact of climate change on various US functions, including the economy, water, health, infrastructure, and local ecosystems. Though President Trump has dismissed its findings, the assessment predicts hundreds of billions of dollars in annual losses by the end of the century if […]

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26th of October 2018

Tri-CRI Weighs In on EPA Clean Car Standards

Affirming our longstanding commitment to reduce climate impacts of the automotive industry, in alignment with our shareholder engagement in the sector, the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment submitted a public comment to the EPA and NHTSA opposing the proposal to weaken the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. In August 2018, President Trump released a proposal […]

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27th of July 2018

We’re Hiring! Program Associate Position Description

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is hiring a second Program Associate to support our shareholder engagement work on climate change, sustainability, and impact investing. See job description and application instructions below or view the posting on Idealist. About the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment Members of the Tri-State Coalition leverage our collective shareholder voice to […]

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25th of May 2018

ICCR Celebrates the Launch of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights

Summary The Investor Alliance for Human Rights is an initiative led by ICCR designed to build the investor movement in addressing human rights through investments.  The Alliance membership will include all investors, including socially responsible investors, pension funds, and mainstream investors, and it will work collaboratively with NGO partners and community stakeholders, with the shared […]

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29th of March 2018

“Investors call for meaningful corporate action to address gun violence”

Press Release posted by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) here. In light of inaction at the federal level, corporations have a clear responsibility to take action to help reduce gun deaths. NEW YORK, NY, THURSDAY, MARCH 29TH, 2018 – In a statement issued today, a group of 142 institutional investors collectively representing US$ 634BN in assets, are strongly […]

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