Trillium in the News
May 17th, 2013
Bloomberg Businessweek’s Lindsey Rupp writes:
“Investors including Trillium Asset Management, U.S. pension funds and religious groups are putting additional pressure on retailers with suppliers in Bangladesh to disclose and improve safety in...
May 2nd, 2013
DURHAM, N.C., NEW YORK, and SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2013: SJF Ventures conducted the final closing on its third fund with more than $90MM in capital commitments, tripling the size of the previous $28MM second fund. The target for SJF Ventures III was...
May 1st, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, CA // May 1, 2013 – Phil Angelides has been awarded the fifth-annual Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets. The announcement was made today, the first day of the annual Ceres Conference, which is...
April 29th, 2013
Joint Statement on FDIC and OCC Crack Down on Bank Payday
We applaud the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) for the proposed guidance they issued this week directing banks to stop making...
April 25th, 2013
On April 24, 2013, CNBC published a story about Citigroup’s (NYSE: C) annual shareholder meeting. Kayla Tausche writes:
“…The bulk of Wednesday’s questioning concerned not just the current turnaround, but also the well-telegraphed idea...
April 25th, 2013
On April 24th, 2013 USA Today published an article about Citigroup’s (NYSE: C) annual shareholder meeting and the shareholder proposal that Trillium Asset Management, on behalf of the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, along with the AFSCME...
Trillium Recognized by B Lab as “Best of the Best” for Creating Positive Social and Environmental Impact
April 17th, 2013
April 17, 2013// BOSTON, MA: Today, Trillium Asset Management (Trillium) was named “Best for the World” for creating the most overall social and environmental impact.
67 companies worldwide were recognized by the nonprofit B Lab, with the release...
April 11th, 2013
The Green Century Balanced Fund (GCBLX), which is subadvised by Trillium Asset Management, recently announced that it is 49.5% less carbon intensive than the S&P 500 Index without compromising financial returns. You can read the full report here. Read More →
April 2nd, 2013
In the autumn of 2012, Trillium filed board diversity shareholder proposals at Superior Energy* (NYSE: SPN), Hartford Financial* (NYSE: HIG), Zimmer Holdings (NYSE: ZMH) and Lowe’s Companies (NYSE: LOW).
The proposals asked each company to:
March 12th, 2013
Proxy Preview, which is a collaboration between As You Sow, The Sustainable Investments Institute and Proxy Impact, provides an overview of upcoming votes on environmental and social shareholder resolutions—including advocacy sections for 2013´s most...
March 4th, 2013
Adam Satariano, a reporter for Bloomberg News in San Francisco, writes:
“Apple Inc. (AAPL) is requiring executives to hold more stock as a multiple of their salary, amid pressure from investors to more closely link pay to equity performance as...
February 28th, 2013
Boston, MA // February 28, 2013: Institutional Investors continue to advocate for greater diversity in the corporate boardroom in 2013 and have filed shareholders’ resolutions with 20 companies with no women on their boards for a vote at their annual...