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Latest Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Stories

2013-11-20 12:25:34

Bank of America, Bank of New York Mellon, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo Ranked on Exec Compensation, Risk Management, Responsible Lending & Political Contributions. NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five years after the crisis that rocked the financial world, seven leading U.S. banks scored a disappointing 60 or fewer out of 100 possible points in a benchmarking study released today by the Interfaith Center on Corporate...

2013-05-07 12:31:34

Citing management's "resistive" stance in the face of clear environmental health risks, investors petition Danaher Board on eve of annual general meeting. NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, the Investor Environmental Health Network and shareholders in the Danaher Corporation today released an open letter they sent to the Board of Directors regarding what they see as the company's failure to adequately address...

2013-01-22 16:22:19

New Crop of Shareholder Proposals Request Labeling of GMO Ingredients and Reporting on Potential Adverse Health Impacts NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility releases its 2013 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide today, 7 resolutions related to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) indicate a renewed investor focus on the risks they pose to the world's food supply. More than 60 percent of all processed foods available...

2013-01-15 12:22:22

Increasing pressure, members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility insist that companies respond to the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With growing evidence of man-made contributions to global warming, members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) are calling on asset owners to use their voices and their votes to push for stricter GHG reduction goals and to accelerate...

2012-07-11 10:23:16

Investors Cite Lack of Compliance with Previous Agreement to Report on Company Contributions to Groups Opposing Health Care Reform NEW YORK, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, long-term Aetna investors made public a letter they sent to management citing potential non-compliance with a standing agreement regarding transparency around political contributions and lobbying expenditures. The agreement was negotiated by Mercy Investment Services and other members of the Interfaith...

2012-06-28 10:23:05

Citing Access and Affordability as an Immutable Human Right, Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Welcome Resolution of the Legislation's Standing NEW YORK, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, a faith-based shareholder coalition that has long advocated for health care reform, celebrate the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the constitutionality of the major provisions of the Patient...

2012-05-29 10:21:42

Investors Led by Boston Common Asset Management Applaud International Energy Agency's Fracking Recommendations; Proposed Guidelines Similar to Those Published by Investor Environmental Health Network and Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility BOSTON, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After outlining their own recommendations seven months ago for energy companies engaged in fracking, investors with about $1 trillion in assets under management are seeing much they can support...

2012-05-16 06:23:12

In Wake of Instances of Problem Drilling, Regulatory Rumblings and Shareholder Unrest, Investors Seek Greater Certainty through 12 "Best Practices" Guidelines; Growing Coalition Includes Sustainable and Religious Investors in U.S., Europe and Australia. BOSTON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major investors are no longer willing to sit by idly as energy companies engaged in shale gas fracking face concerns about industry drilling problems, growing regulatory uncertainty, and...

2012-05-08 02:25:02

NEW YORK, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Christian Brothers Investment Services (CBIS), a leader in socially responsible investing, and a coalition of U.S. and U.K. investors and NGOs have united to call on corporations to strengthen their focus against human trafficking and modern slavery in advance of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games taking place in London from July 27 to August 12. The initiative focuses on the London tourism industry and key sponsors of the Olympic Games that may be at a...

2012-02-03 11:24:00

Assessing Risk and Social Impacts of Lobbying, Foreclosures and Fracking are Key Issues this Season NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With increasing attention to risk assessment, members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) today release their 2012 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide including all member-sponsored shareholder proposals for the upcoming proxy season. The Guide features 160 resolutions filed at 115 companies by ICCR...