Investor Advocates for Social Justice

Investors Press Climate Change is a Human Rights Issue

September 27, 2019

A safe, healthy, and just environment serves as a prerequisite for enjoying all human rights, rendering the climate crisis a pervasive threat to the rights of billions of people around the world. The Paris Agreement, a landmark United Nations accord aimed at keeping global temperature rise well below 2°C, explicitly states in its preamble that […]



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Shareholder Resolution Filed with ExxonMobil on Sustainable Energy Access

December 20, 2018

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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Tri-CRI Weighs In on EPA Clean Car Standards

October 26, 2018

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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We’re Hiring! Program Associate Position Description

July 27, 2018

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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Tri-CRI Follows COP23 and Encourages Strong Outcomes

November 6, 2017

Today marks the first day of the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Delegates from around the world are gathering in Bonn, Germany from November 6-17, 2017 to determine next steps in the path to achieve the goal to limit global temperature rise to […]



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Celebrating ICCR Legacy Award Recipients Sr. Pat Daly and Fr. Michael Crosby

September 29, 2017

On September 28, 2017, Sr. Pat Daly, OP and the late Fr. Michael Crosby, OFM Cap were recognized for their lifetime contributions to the socially responsible investment movement as recipients of the 2017 ICCR Legacy Award. The awards ceremony took place at the ICCR Special Event, titled “Taking the High Road: The Business Case for […]



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ExxonMobil Investors Make History with Majority Vote on Climate Risk Disclosure (Ceres Press Release)

May 31, 2017

Investors claimed a historic win today at ExxonMobil’s annual meeting with a majority vote in favor of a shareholder proposal calling on the oil and gas giant to assess and disclose how it is preparing its business for the transition to a low-carbon future. The proposal was hotly contested as Exxon’s management fought to sway […]



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Faith investors mobilize to press ExxonMobil to address climate change

May 30, 2017

After decades of engagement, faith groups anticipate a tipping point on climate resolution at tomorrow’s annual shareholder meeting. NEW YORK, NY – Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 – To galvanize greater investor support and attention for one of the proxy season’s most anticipated votes, nearly three dozen faith-based investors – all members of the Interfaith Center […]



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Investors Send Strong Signal to Southern Company with 46% Vote: Align Operations with Low-Carbon Future

May 24, 2017

Investors Send Strong Signal to Southern Company: Align Operations with Low-Carbon Future In an important climate-related vote today, 46% of its shareholders asked The Southern Company (SO) to report on how it plans to align its business operations with a 2 degrees Celsius global warming scenario, up from 34% last year. The shareholder proposal was filed […]



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Sr. Pat Daly Actively Invites Confluence Members to Join in Shareholder Advocacy on Climate Change

March 31, 2017

(Article originally published by Confluence Philanthropy) Tim Smith, Confluence Advisor Member and Director of ESG Shareowner Engagement at Walden Asset Management, reports back from Sister Pat Daly’s keynote presentation at Confluence’s 2017 Annual Practitioners Gathering. Tim is a member of the steering committee for Confluence’s Active Owners Working Group, dedicated to helping funders and investors work together to […]



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