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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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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Investors Urge Banks to Support DAPL Reroute

February 22, 2017

Tri-CRI members joined over 130 investors in signing a statement urging the banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request to reroute the pipeline to avoid treaty territory. Investors highlighted the financial and reputational risks of being associated with a pipeline project that was developed without sufficiently assessing the implications for indigenous […]



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ExxonMobil Fails to Block Climate Justice Proposal at the SEC

March 25, 2016

Faith-Based Shareholders Force Vote at ExxonMobil on Moral Imperative of Limiting Global Warming to 2 Degrees Celsius New York, NY, Thursday, March 24, 2016 – As a result of an SEC ruling yesterday, for the first time ExxonMobil shareholders will grapple with the moral and justice implications of climate change, as related to the company’s […]



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Tri-CRI Meets with Cardinal Peter Turkson

March 4, 2016

Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, who was the primary author of Laudato Si’, was in New York this month and we were pleased to have the opportunity to not only, see him speak, but also meet with him.  He was the keynote speaker at a session entitled “Catholics, Capitalism, and the Climate,” […]



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An Eye On COP21 Paris Climate Negotiations

December 2, 2015

As the COP 21 Paris Climate Negotiations begin, Sister Pat Daly is in Paris with many members of the Dominican Order, and they have recently sent a statement to COP 21 delegates (see below).  You can follow their activities here.Tri-CRI members have long engaged ExxonMobil on its position on climate change, encouraging positive actions within […]



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Tri-CRI Launches Petition Asking ExxonMobil To Support the Paris Climate Talks

November 11, 2015

In support of Tri-CRI’s shareholder resolution to ExxonMobil entitled “Acknowledge Moral Imperative to Limit Global Warming to 2°C,” the Coalition has launched a public petition to Exxon asking the company to support the COP21 Paris Climate Negotiations set to begin at the end of this month. As the petition notes, already, ten of ExxonMobil’s peers […]



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Faith-Based Investors Call on ExxonMobil to Acknowledge Moral Imperative of Climate Action

October 26, 2015

Faith-based investors, led by the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell, NJ and other members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, filed a shareholder resolution with ExxonMobil on Thursday, October 22 entitled “Acknowledge Moral Imperative to Limit Global Warming to 2°C.” This resolution builds on the growing understanding of what the impacts of climate change […]



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Tri-CRI Letter Calls on GE to Complete Cleanup of the Hudson River

September 1, 2015

On August 21, the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment sent a letter to General Electric urging the company to fully complete the cleanup of the Hudson River: “As shareholders in GE, our Coalition has long been involved in encouraging our company to take full and complete responsibility for the contamination caused by the disposal into […]



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