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Pensions & Investments - The shareholder resolution, submitted as part of the efforts of îInvestors Against Genocideî, asks the boards to âto institute procedures to prevent holding investments in companies...
Canada - So how can socially responsible funds justify being invested in oilsands' Well, most use a best-of-sector approach, based on the work of Toronto-based îJantzi Researchî. îJantzi Researchî analyses...
July 24, 2014 In 2014 Proxy Season, Shareholders Got More PoliticalSource: Corporate Counsel
A new study shows that more than in any recent year, labor-affiliated shareholder activism in 2014 has primarily involved public employee pension funds, especially those for New York City and state, as well as the American...
During a more than three-hour presentation yesterday, billionaire investor Bill Ackman choked up while describing his family’s immigrant beginnings, called Herbalife (HLF) Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Michael Johnson “a predator”...
Source: Investment News
Money managers work to build products for younger investors, who are expected to favor values-driven investing
July 21, 2014 Another View: Divesting means losing a seat at the table
TheSacramento Bee - CalPERS was a founding member of the îInvestor Network on Climate Riskî, a leading group of 100 institutional investors representing more than $10 trillion in assets, addressing a policy agenda...
July 17, 2014 Why investments that do good make good business sense
Reuters - The business potential is not insignificant. About $1 of every $9 is invested in sustainable and responsible investing strategies in the U.S., according to a 2012 report from îUS SIFî: The Forum for...
July 17, 2014 Bloody day for boards as shareholders revolt
The Independent - îPensions & Investment Research Consultantsî (Pirc), the advisory group which examines companyâs pay awards, said the water utility's new pay policies were âconsidered to be...
July 16, 2014 New report makes case for impact investing
FTSE Global Markets - US investment firm Sonen Capital has published a new report which suggests that impact investment can outperform traditional asset class strategies. The firm, headquartered in San Francisco, launched the...
July 16, 2014 Harvard Business School Student Aims to Create 'the Fidelity of Socially Responsible Investing'Source: Bostinno
Zach Lupei is not comfortable with firearms, and has never owned a gun. Where he grew up in Illinois, handguns had historically been illegal. Why, then, would he want to invest in a gun company?
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