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April 9, 2015 CalPERS staff: Don’t sell coal stocks

Source: The Sacramento Bee

CalPERS’ investment staff said Wednesday the big pension fund should hold onto its coal investments, despite proposed legislation by the leader of the state Senate that would pressure CalPERS and CalSTRS to unload their...

April 8, 2015 Shake Harvard free of oil stock

The Boston Globe - Bill McKibben, a graduate of Harvard University, is founder of îthe climate groupî and the Schumann distinguished scholar in environmental studies at Middlebury College. > 2553

March 30, 2015 Sustainable Momentum Investing: Doing Well By Doing Good

Source: Seeking Alpha

Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), also known as sustainable or responsible investing, is the application of ethical as well as financial considerations in making investment decisions. SRI therefore recognizes and incorporates...

March 30, 2015 Despite Chevron's Legal Challenge, As You Sow/Arjuna Shareholder Resolution on Economic Risks of Climate Change Going to Vote

Financial Content - The ruling comes after As You Sow and Arjuna Capital filed a shareholder resolution, with co-filer îZevin Asset Managementî, asking Chevron to distribute capital to shareholders in light of...

March 25, 2015 Climate Change, Political Lobbying High On Shareholders’ Agenda

Source: Triple Pundit

Historic droughts, record snowfalls, and the incidence of “superstorms” and other highly anomalous weather seem to be making a stronger impression, and having a greater impact, on those invested in publicly-listed companies....

March 24, 2015 Motif Investing and Pacific Life Launch SRI Firm

Source: Wealth Management

Hardeep Walia doesn’t think people have to choose between their brains and their hearts when making investment decisions, and he’s trying to remove that choice

March 24, 2015 For Public Pensions, Fossil Fuel Divestment Offers No Easy Answers

Institutional Investor - Since then theyâve ramped up their environmental engagement by signing shareholder resolutions focused on limiting greenhouse gas emissions and a letter from îsustainabilityî advocacy...

March 19, 2015 The 2015 proxy season: Shareholder activism is the ‘new normal’

Source: Inside Counsel

As the 2015 proxy season unfolds, many of the hot topics are a continuation of those that dominated the 2014 proxy season. The 2015 proxy environment has taken a distinctive shape, molded by recent developments as shareholders...

March 17, 2015 Socially responsible investment strategies come out on top

Source: Financial Review

Plunging commodity prices and poor returns from the mining sector have helped the crop of local fund managers that market themselves under "socially responsible" or "ethical" banners beat the returns of their mainstream...

March 17, 2015 In Shift, Firms Give Investors New Clout Over Board Seats

Source: Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Several big U.S. companies are poised to hand activist investors the keys to their boardrooms following intense shareholder pressure and a regulatory shift that disrupted firms’ ability to block investor...

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