Investor Advocates for Social Justice


8th of May 2023

Tesla’s Shareholders Call to Prevent Child Labor and Forced Labor in Supply Chains

Requested report would specify if and how Tesla plans to implement supply chain tracing and concrete steps to ensure full supply chain transparency.  ** Originally published on 2 May 2023 on As You Sow’s press release page ** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Stefanie Spear,, 216-387-1609 BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA—MAY 2, 2023—Tesla shareholders will have the […]

27th of April 2023

As War Leads to More Orders, Weapons Makers Should Embrace Human Rights

Photo by Edgar Serrano on Unsplash  * Originally published on Forum on the Arms Trade’s “Looking Ahead Blog” found here: by Aaron A. Acosta and Jeff Abramson 27 April 2023 In the coming month, shareholders at major U.S. defense manufacturers will again recommend that the companies consider human rights in their business decisions. This time, the companies should […]

15th of February 2023

Tyson Investor Letter Regarding Child Labor

February 15, 2023 On December 21, 2022, IASJ and a group of investors sent a letter to Tyson Foods’ CEO, Donnie King, inquiring into the U.S. Labor Department’s investigation into Tyson vendor Packers Sanitation Services Inc. (“PSSI”) regarding child labor in its meatpacking plants. Almost two months after the letter was sent, IASJ and investors […]

9th of February 2023

IASJ Calls on Tyson to Honor its Commitment to Conduct an Independent Racial Equity Audit

“The REA should be prioritized, conducted in an independent and expeditious manner, and involve meaningful consultation and input from affected workers and other relevant stakeholders.” February 9, 2023:   Investor Advocates for Social Justice (IASJ), standing in solidarity with our partners at Venceremos and the workers whom they represent, call on Tyson Foods, Inc. (Tyson) to […]

9th of March 2021

IASJ Mission-Aligned Investing (MAI) Program Launch

March 9, 2021: Montclair, NJ – Recognizing Investor Advocates for Social Justice (IASJ) Affiliates’ legacy around fostering positive social and environmental impact, IASJ convened its first Affiliate Cohort meeting on March 9th to launch the Mission-Aligned Investing (MAI) program. The program aims to enable and empower IASJ’s Affiliates, which are faith-based institutional asset owners, to […]

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14th of September 2020

IASJ is Hiring- Associate Director Position

Investor Advocates for Social Justice (IASJ) is Hiring an Associate Director Position: Associate Director, Mission-Aligned Investing To Apply: Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Mary Beth Gallagher, Executive Director, at and will be considered on a rolling basis. Summary of the Position The Associate Director will lead the design and implementation of a new […]

3rd of June 2020

IASJ Stands in Solidarity With Racial Justice Protests

In light of recent racist incidents including the murders of Breonna Taylor, Tony McCade, and George Floyd, Investor Advocates for Social Justice (IASJ) stands in solidarity with the ongoing protests, and is committed to take action on racial justice.  As representatives of investors, IASJ recognizes and acknowledges that our country’s economy is rooted in structural […]

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14th of April 2020

IASJ Encourages Companies to Focus on Equity & Justice in Covid-19 Response

Investors are concerned about the impacts of coronavirus on their investment portfolios, but also on communities, workers, and society. In this unprecedented moment, companies often find themselves balancing competing short-term and financial priorities with the well-being of their employees. In some instances, this has resulted in employees placed at risk of contracting coronavirus because they […]

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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