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Feb 17, 2017, 12:37 ET Investors Urge Banks to Support Re-routing Dakota Access Pipeline, Protect Water

A coalition of over 130 investors representing over $685 Billion in assets under management called on banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline...


Jan 18, 2017, 09:58 ET On Borrowed Time: New Report Finds Banks Making Slow Progress in Fast Changing Climate

A new report examining 28 of the world's largest banks on their management of climate-related risks concludes they are failing to align their...


Oct 22, 2015, 04:00 ET UNBANKED POTENTIAL: New report finds largest global banks failing to play long game on climate change

A new report by Boston Common Asset Management examining 61 of the world's largest banks on their management of climate-related risks concludes...


Oct 22, 2014, 08:00 ET Group of Investors Urge European Union to Adopt Stronger Conflict Minerals Legislation

 Yesterday, global sustainable and responsible investors and investment organisations representing more than €855 billion in assets under...


Jul 15, 2014, 08:00 ET "Financing Climate Change: Carbon Risk in the Banking Sector"

Investors may unwittingly be investing in financial institutions that will be adversely impacted by the effects of climate change.  The...


May 23, 2013, 20:05 ET Diverse Coalition of Global Investors Managing More than $1.5 Trillion Calls for Systemic Reforms to End Human Rights Abuses in Apparel Supply Chains

 Concerned that human rights catastrophes like the April 24 collapse of the Rana Plaza in Bangladesh might recur if sweeping reforms aren't...


Apr 25, 2013, 09:28 ET Investors Urge AT&T To Reduce Health Hazards From Lead Batteries Used In Cell Phone Towers And Data Centers

 AT&T shareholders vote tomorrow on a proposal at the company's annual meeting calling for the adoption of a comprehensive policy to...


Apr 24, 2013, 10:36 ET Shareholders Give Bank Mandate To Address Climate Change

 Shareholders of PNC Financial (PNC) have sent a clear message to the banking industry that investors are interested in their management of...


Apr 19, 2013, 10:47 ET Investors Representing More Than $890 Billion In Assets Join Call For Commonsense Immigration Reform

Policy Reform with Path to Citizenship Essential to Long-Term Growth and Just Society Earlier today, a broad and diverse group of more than...


Feb 19, 2013, 08:00 ET Shareholders To Question Bank About Its Financing Of Climate Change

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has allowed Boston Common Asset Management's shareholder resolution to PNC Financial to remain on...


Aug 23, 2012, 11:34 ET Investors Welcome New SEC Rule Addressing Conflict Minerals in Supply Chains

 A coalition of investors welcomes yesterday's SEC rule on Section 1502, the "Conflict Minerals" provision, of the Dodd-Frank Act. The final...