In The News
19th Aug 2014
Letter: Clean Power proposal to benefit public health
To the Times:As institutional investors concerned about economic security, I support the Clean Power Plan proposed rule because it is good for business, good for public health, and it demonstrates the leadership the global community needs to address...
15th Aug 2014
The Morning Risk Report: Cisco’s Reputation Worries: Death by 6,000 Cuts?
Cisco Systems Inc.’s plan to shed 6,000 people may take a toll on its reputation. Reporting on an interview with John Chambers, the company’s chief executive officer,The Wall Street Journal wrote: “Shedding employees in declining businesses will...
15th Aug 2014
More Than Half of Global Suppliers Commit to 100% Sustainable Palm Oil
Suppliers of more than 55 percent of the world’s palm oil have committed to produce or trade 100 percent deforestation-free palm oil in response to demands by global brands, who in turn were responding to investor pressure, according to Ceres....
11th Aug 2014
Online Petition Urges Pope to End Mandate Against US Nuns
9th Aug 2014
Investors Pressure Ralph Lauren on Human Rights
8th Aug 2014
Ralph Lauren Under Fire For Refusing To Sign Worker Safety Pacts
14th Jul 2014
Unitarians Craft Divestment Policy that Provides for Continued Engagement
SocialFunds.com talks with Simon Billenness of the Unitarian Universalist Association about the year-long process to develop a policy of divestment from fossil fuel companies while retaining shareowner engagement.
23rd Jun 2014
Human Rights Groups Commend State Department for Action on Thailand
by Robert Kropp The 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report downgrades the status of Thailand due to widespread human trafficking and official corruption in the country's lucrative seafood industry.
21st Jun 2014
Investors Tell FedEx to Distance Itself from Racist NFL Team Name
y Robert Kropp FedEx has naming rights to Washington DC stadium that is home to the Washington Redskins, the professional football team under increasing pressure to change its racist name.
20th Jun 2014
Pope Francis Calls for Sustainable Investment to Help the Poor
by Robert Kropp At a symposium on impact investing held this week at the Vatican, the Pope calls on the capital markets to serve the good of humanity.