Trillium in the News
March 7th, 2014
March 7, 2014: Investors, concerned with the devastating impact a large scale mining operation would have on the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, welcomed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent announcement that it will initiate a Clean Water...
March 6th, 2014
Bloomberg Businessweek recently published a story about Trillium’s shareholder resolution, co-filed with Domini Social Investments, which asks Chipotle Mexican Grille (NYSE: CMG) to:
“[I]ssue an annual sustainability report describing the company’s...
February 27th, 2014
Laura Campos, Director of Shareholder Activities for the Nathan Cummings Foundation, recently wrote an opinion piece for Philanthropy.com that highlights recent shareholder activism.
Ms. Campos writes: “Over the past year, shareholder activists...
February 4th, 2014
February 4, 2014: Trillium Asset Management is pleased to announce that we have successfully withdrawn a shareholder proposal at Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI) following commitments from the company to improve disclosures of measurement around...
January 29th, 2014
Reuters recently published an article about Trillium’s successful withdrawal of our shareholder resolution with Verizon Communications.
Ross Kerber writes:
“Verizon Communications Inc shareholders said on Tuesday they have withdrawn a resolution...
January 28th, 2014
JANUARY 28, 2014 // BOSTON, MA: A coalition of investors, which had requested that Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) publish regular reports on government and law enforcement requests for confidential customer data, today commended the company...
January 27th, 2014
The Associated Press recently published an article on fossil fuel-free investing, which ran in the Washington Post, Boston Globe and a dozen other media outlets.
Jonathan Fahey writes:
“[W]hile student groups around the country are calling for...
January 23rd, 2014
The New York Times recently ran an article about Verizon Communications’ publication of a Privacy Transparency report.
Brian X. Chen writes:
“…In November, Trillium Asset Management, the activist investment firm, filed a shareholder resolution...
January 14th, 2014
January 14, 2014: Trillium Asset Management is pleased to announce that we have withdrawn a shareholder proposal at Church & Dwight Co, Inc. (NYSE: CHD) following commitments from the company that it will set quantitative goals for the reduction...
January 13th, 2014
The Center for Media and Democracy’s PRWatch reports that Xcel Energy and Endo Health Solutions are the latest companies to exit the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Rebekah Wilce writes:
“A spokesperson for Xcel Energy —...
January 10th, 2014
On January 9, 2014, Maine’s Portland Press Herald published an Op-Ed column, written by Trillium’s Senior Vice President Stephanie Leighton, in which she makes the arguement that fossil fuel free investing is an investment approach worth exploring.
January 9th, 2014
Trillium and Sustainability Group’s engagement with Apple, Inc., regarding board and executive diversity, continues to receive wide media coverage.
Jessica Guynn, technology reporter for the Los Angeles Times, writes:
“[The] company added new...