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The Thirty Percent Coalition Expands Campaign For More Women on Corporate Boards

October 23, 2014
The Thirty Percent Coalition is reaching out to Russell 1000 companies lacking women board directors. October 22, 2014: Trillium has joined institutional investors, representing more than $3 trillion in assets under management, along with some of the nation’s leading women’s organizations, sending letters to 100 companies in the Russell 1000 Index that lack women on... Read More

Investors Urge European Union to Adopt Stronger Conflict Minerals Legislation

October 22, 2014
Investors Representing more than €855 Billion Recommend Changes to Proposed EU Regulation October 22, 2014: Yesterday, global, sustainable and responsible investors and investment organisations representing more than €855 billion in assets under management sent a joint statement to the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the European Council. The statement urges EU policy makers to... Read More

Trillium Hosting Boston Reception to Celebrate Shared Interest’s 20th Anniversary

October 22, 2014
October 28th Reception includes a performance by award-winning South African Musician Wouter Kellerman & Friends BOSTON, MA // OCTOBER 2014: Shared Interest, a nonprofit social investment fund which began at the fall of Apartheid, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary – as well as twenty years of democracy in South Africa with a reception in Boston,... Read More

Portfolio 21 Announces Intent to Merge with Trillium Asset Management

October 21, 2014
Matthew W. Patsky, CEO of Trillium Asset Management, Will Lead the Proposed Merger of the Pioneering SRI Firms PORTLAND, OR // OCTOBER 13, 2014: Portfolio 21, a boutique investment management firm known as a leader in environmental investing, has announced its intent to merge with Boston-based Trillium Asset Management. “Our primary objective in evaluating a... Read More

NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and Trillium Lead Investor Group Calling on EPA to Propose Strong Methane Regulations

October 9, 2014
October 9, 2014: Today, a group of investors with more than $300 billion in assets under management strongly urged U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy to initiate a comprehensive national regulation addressing major sources of methane emissions in the oil and gas industry. In a letter to the EPA, investors detailed four reasons... Read More

Shareholders Raise Concerns about Washington, DC NFL Team Name at FedEx Annual Meeting

September 29, 2014
FedEx Increasingly Embroiled in Ongoing Controversy over “Redskins” Name September 29, 2014: This morning, investors presented a shareholder floor proposal at FedEx Corporation’s (NYSE:FDX) annual meeting asking the company to “take the steps necessary to drop or distance ties to the team, logos and/or stadium sponsorship until the Washington D.C. Football Team franchise abandons its... Read More

Fall 2014 Issue of Investing For a Better World – Available to Download

September 25, 2014
Articles include: • Thinking Capital™ (Matt Patsky’s column) • Trillium’s Approach to Privacy Issues • Oneida Trust: An Investment Portfolio with a Voice • Increasing Energy Demand Highlights Investment Opportunities Efficiency and Renewables • These Long-Established Companies are Using Efficiency as a Tool to Promote Growth • Hain Celestial Responds to Shareholder Concerns Regarding Pesticide... Read More

Trillium Supports Climate Disclosure Standard Board’s Commitment to Climate Change Disclosure as a Matter of Fiduciary Duty

September 23, 2014
September 2014: As the effects of climate change on economic activity become more significant, there is increasing demand from investors, trustees and other fiduciaries for consistent, comparable, actionable information in company mainstream (i.e. annual) reports. This presents a growing challenge to the capacity of financial markets to allocate capital as efficiently as possible. Recognizing this... Read More

Trillium’s Approach to Engagement on Privacy Issues

September 22, 2014
September 2014: Privacy and data security have quickly become one of the most critical business and social issues of our time. Trust is critical for any business, but especially for companies that routinely gather massive amounts of personal data concerning and affecting the lives of hundreds of millions of people in the U.S. and around... Read More

Trillium Joins Institutional Investors Managing $24 Trillion Call for Carbon Pricing, Ambitious Global Climate Deal

September 18, 2014
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014: Days before UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convenes the Climate Summit at the United Nations to spur climate action and facilitate a global climate agreement in 2015, nearly 350 global institutional investors representing over $24 trillion in assets, have called on government leaders to provide stable, reliable and economically meaningful carbon pricing that... Read More
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