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18th Jun 2014

Shareowner Action on Fracking Disclosure Proves Strength of Proxy

The Investor Environmental Health Network reports that of six shareowner resolutions filed this year with companies engaged in hydraulic fracturing, four were withdrawn and two received substantial support.
12th Jun 2014

Investors Welcome Federal Bill Calling for Corporate Disclosures on Trafficking and Slavery Risks

This week, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) introduced the Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2014 (H.R. 4842). This important bill calls on corporations to uphold...
12th Jun 2014

House Bill Calls for Corporate Disclosure of Human Trafficking Risks

by Robert Kropp. Investors issue statement in support of bill introduced this week that will require companies to disclose policies addressing human trafficking in their supply chains.SocialFunds.com -- Last month, the US House of...
28th May 2014

Exxon CEO takes on shareholders who want emissions cut

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson pushed back against criticism Wednesday that the company was not doing enough to reduce emissions and combat climate change.He questioned climate modeling that suggests that reducing carbon dioxide emissions would curb...
28th May 2014

Exxon CEO says Russia sanctions aren’t affecting business

By David KoenigThe Associated PressDALLAS — U.S. sanctions against Russian officials are having no effect on Exxon Mobil’s operations in that country, CEO Rex Tillerson said Wednesday after the company’s annual shareholders meeting.Sanctions...
22nd May 2014

US House Passes Human Trafficking Bills

20th May 2014

J.P. Morgan's Dimon Aims to Stay Put

14th May 2014

Activist investors push objectives at ConocoPhillips meeting

HOUSTON – Surrounded by well-heeled investors in a packed Omni Hotel conference room on Tuesday, Jimmy Dunne took his turn at the microphone and held up a folded newspaper article from The New York Times.He said it was about how shareholders get one...
12th May 2014

Rana Plaza Companies 'not doing enough'

10th May 2014

US groups urge sanctions on Thailand

WASHINGTON - Thailand should be liable to potential US sanctions for failing to crack down on trafficking in migrant workers, a group of human rights and labour organisations said on Friday. In a letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry, 19...

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