Investor Advocates for Social Justice

Corporate Actions to Address Child Labor in Cocoa Production: Case Study – The Hershey Company

August 29, 2019

Introduction In our role to support institutional investors in their active ownership activities to align their investments with their mission and values, the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment (Tri-CRI) has supported the American Baptist Home Mission Society in engaging The Hershey Company along with other members of ICCR since 2009 about the prevalence of child […]

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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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Tri-CRI Joins Investors In Support of Legislation Requiring Disclosure and Corporate Action on Human Trafficking Risks

September 25, 2015

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is honored to join over 100 investors with over $1 trillion in assets under management in sending a statement to the US Senate and House of Representatives urging strong bi-partisan support for The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015 (H.R. 3226/S.1968). Read the full […]

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Tri-CRI Member Mercy Investment Services Congratulates Choice Hotels for Signing ECPAT Code

July 15, 2015

Tri-State Coalition member Mercy Investment Services congratulates Choice Hotels for signing the ECPAT Code.  This move follows years of productive engagement between Mercy Investment Services and Choice Hotels on human trafficking.  Read the full press release here and below: Mercy Investment Services congratulates Choice Hotels on signing the ECPAT Code to help end human trafficking.The Sisters […]

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New Resource: Hotel Outreach Toolkit: Preventing Human Trafficking at Major Sporting Events

July 22, 2014

We are pleased to share a Toolkit of resources that can be used to raise awareness of the risks of human trafficking around major sporting events.  The documents, templates, and resources here will enable investors and community groups to engage with the hospitality sector to: 1) To raise awareness of human trafficking within the hospitality […]

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Tri-CRI Commends ADM For Human Rights Statement

May 2, 2014

Tri-CRI COMMENDS ADM FOR ADOPTING HUMAN RIGHTS STATEMENT Commitment regarding ethical recruitment practices models best practices to safeguard workers in agri-business supply chains Shareholders in Archer Daniels Midland and members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility welcomed the company’s announcement at its general meeting on May 1, 2014 that it had formally adopted a […]

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Ongoing Media Coverage of Human Trafficking Awareness Work in the Approach to the Super Bowl

January 27, 2014

The Tri-State Coalition, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, and NJ Coalition Against Human Trafficking have received excellent media coverage of the campaign to raise awareness around the risk of human trafficking around the February 2nd Super Bowl, hosted in New Jersey.  The following stories highlight the work of Tri-CRI and our partners to raise […]

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Event: January 15th: New Jersey’s Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day

January 8, 2014

Join the Tri-State Coalition and the NJ Coalition Against Human Trafficking on Wednesday, January 15th from 7-9 at the Bergen Performing Arts Center to observe Human Trafficking Awareness Day, featuring: The New Jersey Debut of A Day In The Life, A Live Performance of Survivor Stories written by teens and performed by teens Courtney Wong, […]

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Watch CBS segment featuring Tri-CRI’s Work on Human Trafficking

January 2, 2014

Watch CBS Religion & Culture Segment, Living in the Shadows: Religion’s Response To Human Trafficking, featuring Tri-CRI Executive Director Sister Pat Daly and Program Associate Margot Morris.  This powerful piece discusses the different facets of human and labor trafficking and highlights the work of religious communities to respond in a movement for systemic change.  It […]

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Coverage of Tri-State CRI’s Anti-Trafficking Work in the Star Ledger

November 5, 2013

Super Bowl 2014 Pre-game By Mark Di Ionno/Star-Ledger Columnist Follow on Twitter on October 01, 2013 at 7:00 AM, updated October 01, 2013 at 11:58 AM There’s a pre-Super Bowl battle going on, that’s more life-and-death than any football game. This one pits nuns against pimps. And as any Catholic school kid can testify, the […]

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