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Feb 17, 2017, 12:37 ET Investors Urge Banks to Support Re-routing Dakota Access Pipeline, Protect Water $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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" $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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