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November 5, 2015 Activist Investors Are Finding It Easier Than Ever to Get Board Seats

Source: Bloomberg

“Companies are well aware of the time, distraction and expense involved in defending against an activist proxy fight and many are looking for avenues to avoid those fights in a way that benefits both sides,”

November 4, 2015 Holy Land Principles Appeal to Cisco Investors

CSR Wire - WASHINGTON, Nov. 03 /CSRwire/ - In the countdown to the Cisco Shareholder's Annual Meeting on November 19, investors are coming under increased appeals to vote for the resolution on the Holy Land Principles an 8-point...

October 28, 2015 Heads up for the 2016 proxy season - SEC staff updates its guidance on rule 14a-8 shareholder proposals

Source: Lexology

Yesterday, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued guidance that will make it more difficult for companies to exclude certain shareholder proposals from their proxy statements. The Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14H (CF) is...

October 22, 2015 Sustainable Investing Is Booming. Is It Smart?

Source: Bloomberg

Want to invest in “high-quality, attractively priced companies making a positive impact on the world”? Of course you do. The question is, will you make money?

October 22, 2015 U.S. leads industrialised nations in shift from coal: study

Source: Reuters

The United States is leading a shift away from using coal among leading industrialized democracies, with Japan the main laggard in policies that will help to combat climate change, according to a study on Wednesday.

October 21, 2015 Holy Land Principles Push Cisco on Fair Employment

CSR Wire - WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - Holy Land Principles, Inc. intensifies its campaign to get a leading American company to sign an effective, well-proven set of fair employment principles. Cisco, the huge high tech...

October 20, 2015 Ethical funds: ethical in name only?

Source: Money Observer

Aberdeen, Legal and General, and Prudential are among the fund houses running 'ethical' funds that actually hold huge investments in fossil fuel companies, a specialist in green and ethical investment has claimed.

October 19, 2015 Socially responsible investing also can reap solid returns

Source: Journal Sentinel

Rooted in the 1960s, the socially responsible investing movement focused mostly on screening out the negatives; booze, cigarette, gun and nuclear power companies never made the cut.

September 21, 2015 Bank of America is so desperate to win a potentially embarrassing vote that it's lobbying tiny shareholders

Source: Business Insider

Bank of America is facing a critical vote next week — and it looks like the board is pulling out all the stops to avoid an embarrassing defeat.

September 15, 2015 New Web Tool Reveals Fossil Fuel Companies Hidden In Mutual Funds

The Street - OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- was unveiled today by shareholder advocacy nonprofit As You Sow, using Morningstar fund holding data, in collaboration with Fossil Free...

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