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Nov 20, 2013, 13:00 ET

ICCR: Top U.S. Banks Get Average Or Below-Average Scores On Key Shareholder Concerns

Bank of America, Bank of New York Mellon, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo Ranked on Exec Compensation,...

Nov 18, 2013, 13:18 ET

7 Leading Banks To Be Scored On Key Shareholder Concerns, Including Executive Compensation And Risk Management

Scorecard from Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility to Examine Bank of America, Bank of New York Mellon, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan...

May 07, 2013, 11:43 ET

Danaher Shareholders Seek to Accelerate Phase-Out of Toxic Mercury from Dental Products

Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, the Investor Environmental Health Network and shareholders in the Danaher Corporation...

Mar 04, 2013, 14:35 ET

New Guide Helps Investors Address Human Rights Risks

"Investing the Rights Way" Offers Investors a Practical Tool for Effective Human Rights Due Diligence The Institute for Human Rights and...

Feb 01, 2013, 12:35 ET

The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Issues 2013 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide

Investor Coalition Calling for Greater Shareholder Engagement to Accelerate Progress on Critical Issues Such as Climate Change and Anti-Regulatory...

Jan 22, 2013, 13:59 ET

Resolutions With Food & Beverage, Chemical Sector Call For Tighter Controls On GMOs

New Crop of Shareholder Proposals Request Labeling of GMO Ingredients and Reporting on Potential Adverse Health Impacts As the Interfaith...

Jan 15, 2013, 13:18 ET

Investor Coalition Intensifies Efforts To Increase Shareholder Support Of Climate Change Proposals During 2013 Proxy Season

Increasing pressure, members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility insist that companies respond to the urgent need to reduce...

Oct 11, 2012, 11:11 ET

Investors Applaud Hershey's Vow To Source 100% Certified Cocoa By 2020

Move to certify entire product line seen as significant step to eradicate trafficking and forced child labor on cocoa farms and plantations...

Oct 01, 2012, 16:12 ET

Sr. Simone Campbell Of NETWORK, Bob Edgar Of Common Cause And Randy Cohen Of People Place Thing To Be Featured Speakers At ICCR's Annual Event

As election nears, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility to convene thought leaders from the disciplines of faith, policy and media to...

Sep 18, 2012, 15:53 ET

Shareholders Applaud McDonald's Move to List Calorie Information on Menus

Decision in advance of federal requirement seen as important step to help address obesity epidemic.  Today members of the Interfaith...

Jul 11, 2012, 15:36 ET

Aetna's Failure To Disclose Gifts To Tax-exempt Groups May Violate 2007 Shareholder Agreement, Say Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

Investors Cite Lack of Compliance with Previous Agreement to Report on Company Contributions to Groups Opposing Health Care Reform...

Jun 28, 2012, 16:26 ET

Faith-Based Investors Applaud U.S. Supreme Court's Reaffirmation of the Affordable Care Act

Citing Access and Affordability as an Immutable Human Right, Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Welcome Resolution of the...

May 31, 2012, 12:40 ET

Walmart Shareholders Seek Full Public Disclosure On Steps To Address Corruption Charges

In Advance of Annual General Meeting, Long-Term Investors Issue Letter to Board Members Citing Communications Vacuum in Management of...

May 29, 2012, 15:14 ET

Groups: IEA "Golden Rules" for Fracking Track Closely With Steps Already Called for by Investors

Investors Led by Boston Common Asset Management Applaud International Energy Agency's Fracking Recommendations; Proposed Guidelines Similar to...

May 16, 2012, 13:05 ET

Major Push To Clean Up Shale Gas Fracking As 55 Top Investors With $1 Trillion in Assets Weigh in

In Wake of Instances of Problem Drilling, Regulatory Rumblings and Shareholder Unrest, Investors Seek Greater Certainty through 12 "Best Practices"...

Apr 25, 2012, 09:27 ET

Walmart Investors Voice Deep Concerns over Bribery Allegations

Shareholders Identified Company's "Aggressive and Competitive" Growth Strategies as Lacking Ethical Standards in a 1999 Letter to Management....

Feb 03, 2012, 12:24 ET

The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Issues 2012 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide

Assessing Risk and Social Impacts of Lobbying, Foreclosures and Fracking are Key Issues this Season  With increasing attention...

Jan 30, 2012, 10:52 ET

Faith Based Investors Team Up with Indy Law Enforcement to Tackle Human Trafficking at Super Bowl

  Women religious, shareholders amplify efforts of Indianapolis police to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation during Super Bowl...

Sep 19, 2011, 17:29 ET

The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Celebrates Four Decades of Action

Pioneer organization in shareholder advocacy to commemorate 40th year at annual South Street Seaport event After a year of reflection and...

Jun 27, 2011, 05:00 ET

Investor Statement Urges Business to "Do its Part" to Make Modern Day Slavery History

27 Corporate Leaders in 6 High Risk Sectors are Urged by Global Investor Coalition to Institute Policies to Eradicate Human Trafficking and Modern...

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