Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  For Immediate Release May 2, 2013  Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote _________________________   Concerns about FCC Lawsuit, Business Risks Prompt 3-fold Increase in Votes from 2012   NEW YORK – About one-quarter of all Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shareholder votes were cast in favor of …

Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Supported by Leading Proxy Advisor

Jay Owen Wealth of Networks

  For Immediate Release April 17, 2013 Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Issues  Receives Support from Leading Proxy Advisor ISS A shareholder proposal asking Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) to issue a report about the risks confronting the company because of its positions on net neutrality and open Internet …

FairPensions responds to Vince Cable’s Proposals on Executive Pay

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

‘We at Ethical Markets thanks Fair Pensions for their Leadership, Hazel henderson, Editor’ News Release: FairPensions responds to Vince Cable’s Proposals on Executive Pay Responsible investment campaigners FairPensions reacts with dismay to news of government proposals on executive pay. Responding to Dr Cable’s proposals Christine Berry, Policy Officer at FairPensions, …

Investment & Pensions Europe: Shareholder Spring?

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

The recent AGM votes on executive pay at UBS, Barclays, Aviva and Citi are obvious signs of fundamental change, no? Certainly the context is changing. Last year, I heard the CEO of a large European company say that his greatest fear was political instability and violent social unrest. Some thought …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Lauren Compere

kristy SRI/ESG News, The Power of Yin

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Lauren Compere, Managing Director, Boston Common Asset Management, LLC, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America – September 30, 2011 By Geoffrey on September 30, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features …

Shareholder engagement: A promising SRI practice

kristy SRI/ESG News

Paris, 22 February 2011 ? Novethic is releasing a study on shareholder engagement practices. In this approach, investors take position on sustainable development issues (Environmental, Social and Governance: ESG) towards companies in order to require from them to improve their reporting or strategy on these areas. This study surveys shareholder …