Reports and Publications

The filing of shareholder proposals for inclusion on annual corporate proxy statements is an important tool investors can employ to catalyze change on environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns. Shareholder proposals help raise awareness among the board, management, other shareholders, and...
Due to their climate and health impacts, methane emissions have drawn increasing scrutiny from the public, environmental and health groups, and global policymakers. Unfortunately, a dearth of accurate emissions disclosure, conflicting policy stances and variable operational quality of methane...
 ICCR's project the Investor Alliance for Human Rights has published a new Investor Toolkit on Human Rights (with Executive Summary) for asset owners and managers to address risks to people posed by their investments. This comes in the midst of the current international COVID-19 crisis, where...
On December 10, 2019, the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility [ICCR] and the Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard Kennedy School [IRI] hosted a convening that brought together faith- and values-based investors, investor-owned utilities, labor unions, issue area experts and...
This guide presents ICCR member-sponsored resolutions — both as lead- and co-filer — for 2020 corporate proxies, as of February 21. If you are an investor, we invite you to read these proposals and support those resolutions you can.Download the February 27 slide deck here.You can listen to the ...
Looking back over the past year, ICCR members have much to be proud of. Through productive corporate engagements, we secured numerous commitments from companies on critical environmental, social, and governance issues. The resolutions that we have brought to company proxies have received ever-...
This guide presents ICCR member-sponsored resolutions — both as lead- and co-filer — for 2019 corporate proxies, as of the end of January. If you are an investor, we invite you to read these proposals and support those resolutions you can.
Looking for our new 2020 Guide? Click here.This guide presents ICCR member-sponsored resolutions — both as lead- and co-filer — for 2019 corporate proxies, as of the end of January. If you are an investor, we invite you to read these proposals and support those resolutions you can. Click here to...
In the face of a warming climate, investors are increasingly concerned with managing methane-related risk in the oil and gas industry. Natural gas is often touted as a “transitional” fuel, yet methane is a powerful climate forcer up to 86 times more powerful than carbon dioxide in the short-term....
2018 has been a year of great accomplishment for ICCR members who used the proxy process to move companies on a host of ESG themes.  In spite of uncertainty generated by new proxy protocols at the SEC, strong support for members resolutions helped secure corporate commitments on issues such as...

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