In The News
22nd Jan 2014
Ahead of Super Bowl, efforts against trafficking come to forefront
As Americans gather around the television to watch the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, human trafficking victims' advocates, social service agencies and law enforcement officials will use this major sporting event to bring awareness to the plight of the...
22nd Jan 2014
Transparency—A Step Towards Ending Modern-Day Slavery
When the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) first learned about a new legislative initiative in California that requires companies to report on what they are doing to address human trafficking and slavery in their supply chains, we...
7th Jan 2014
Top Sustainable Investment Stories for 2013 Part 2
Sustainable shareowners request that fossil fuel companies report on financial impacts of having to leave in ground a majority of reserves on their books if climate change is to be addressed.
3rd Jan 2014
Hospitality, Agriculture Firms Vulnerable to Human Trafficking
Inter Press Service, 1/3/13
19th Dec 2013
Religious Shareholders Push Big Banks to Repent of Sins
Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth and other members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) have submitted shareholder proposals at all three banks asking for a “report on business...
16th Dec 2013
Living in the shadows: Religion's response to human trafficking
This video program looks at what faith communities are doing to raise awareness and empower survivors.
21st Nov 2013
US Banks Rank Poorly on Indicators of Concern to Sustainable Investors
SocialFunds.com -- A recent report by a consortium of European nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) including BankTrack exposes the claims of sustainability by many major global banks to be little more than greenwashing. Almost all the banks...
20th Nov 2013
Adidas joins European-led effort on Bangladesh factories
(Reuters) - Sporting goods maker Adidas AG (ADSGn.DE) has signed a pact to promote the safety of garment workers in Bangladesh, picking a European-led initiative over a rival U.S. drive, it said on Tuesday.Adidas said although it had only limited...
10th Nov 2013
Speaker says socially responsible investments are possible
From The Fairfield Mirror:By advocating access to health care, environmental justice, climate change issues and natural resource sustainability, ICCR is able to address the many different types of social injustice corporations are normally guilty of...
29th Oct 2013
Do investors have too much information?
FORTUNE -- A new-fangled government intervention is in the works that just might pummel your retirement nest egg, once again.Rather than train her sights on prosecuting Wall Street executives, SEC Chief Mary Jo White has decided to focus her...