Delivering Sustainable Investments Since 1982SM

News & Resources

Latest News

News and insight on the latest developments in ESG investing and shareholder activism. You can receive updates from Trillium via e-mail by subscribing to our RSS feed.

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

Investors Urge EPA to Protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the Proposed Pebble Mine

September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014: A coalition of investors, lead by Trillium Asset Management and Calvert Investment Management, recently sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urging it to protect the Bristol Bay region of Alaska from the ill-advised Pebble Mine and finalize its proposal to restrict the discharge of dredged or fill material in... Read More

B Corp Honors Trillium as one of 2014’s “Best for Workers”

September 16, 2014
80 Honorees Worldwide Support Working Families with Better Benefits, Living Wages, Workplace Flexibility, Professional Development, and Ownership Opportunities September 16, 2014: Today, Trillium Asset Management (Trillium) and 79 other companies worldwide, were recognized for creating the highest quality jobs by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual ‘B Corp Best for... Read More

Hain Celestial Responds to Shareholder Concerns Regarding Pesticide Risk in its Supply Chain

September 8, 2014
Hain’s announces response with commitment to disclose information on its pesticide use policies and practices; Trillium and Calvert withdraw shareholder proposal in recognition of Hain’s positive “first steps” September 8, 2014 // BOSTON, MA: Calvert Investments shareholders and Trillium Asset Management, on behalf of Susan Meade, are pleased to announce the withdrawal of its shareholder... Read More

The Hill: EPA Chief Pushes Economic Case of Capturing Methane

September 3, 2014
Over the past few years, Trillium has filed or co-filed shareholder proposals with natural gas companies asking them to report on measuring, mitigating, setting reduction targets, and disclosing methane emissions. Methane, the primary component of natural gas, is emitted across the value chain during production, processing, transmission, storage, and distribution. It is a potent greenhouse... Read More

Open MIC and Investors: Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Should Be Blocked

August 26, 2014
August 26, 2014 // NEW YORK: Comcast Corp.’s proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable would have no significant benefits for American consumers or businesses and could pose a serious threat to entrepreneurial growth in the U.S., investors said in a federal filing opposing the merger. Open MIC – the Open Media and Information... Read More

Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions

August 15, 2014
Record-high number of shareholder resolutions filed in 2014 proxy season drive more aggressive action by top companies on climate-related issues BOSTON, August 14, 2014 /3BL Media: In response to nearly 150 climate-related resolutions filed by institutional investors during the 2014 proxy season, 20 major international corporations have committed to set goals to reduce greenhouse gas... Read More

Forbes: Apple CEO Tim Cook Is ‘Not Satisfied’ With Employee Diversity

August 13, 2014
Forbes contributor, Amit Chowdry, writes: “Apple (AAPL) recently released its employee diversity report and the numbers are fairly consistent with other tech companies in Silicon Valley. Apple CEO Tim Cook acknowledged that he is ‘not satisfied’ with the numbers and will focus on ‘advancing diversity.’… Even though Apple is hiring more females for executive positions... Read More

Investors Applaud Amgen and Novartis for Support of Investor Principles on Biosimilars

August 12, 2014
Twenty-five pharmaceutical companies are being asked to adopt common principles regarding biosimilars on patient safety, lobbying and business partnerships. DETROIT, MI // Aug. 11, 2014: A coalition of 19 institutional investors representing $430 billion in assets commends Amgen and Novartis for support of a set of investor principles to guide corporate boards on policy and... Read More

Trillium’s Large Cap Core Strategy Webinar is Available for On-Demand Replay

August 1, 2014
On July 31, 2014 Trillium hosted a Large Cap Core Strategy Update Webinar with Stephanie Leighton, CFA, who is a Partner and Lead Portfolio Manager for the strategy, and Jonas Kron, Esq., who is Trillium’s Director of Shareholder Advocacy. The Large Cap Core strategy performed moderately below its benchmark, the S&P 500, for the second... Read More

List of Trillium’s 2013-2014 Proxy Votes Available for Download

July 31, 2014
Each year, companies seek votes from shareholders on items that are pending on their annual proxy ballots, ranging from the approval of boards of directors to shareholder proposals on social and environmental issues like those we file every year. At Trillium, we take that voting very seriously. You can download a list of our proxy... Read More

Trillium’s Approach to Investing in Publicly Traded Agriculture & Food Companies

July 22, 2014
When considering investments in publicly traded food and beverage companies, a major focus for Trillium is on companies participating in the natural and organic space. Not only are these companies leaders in the health and wellness trend, their approach to raw material sourcing (agricultural commodities) is inherently more sustainable. We have also gravitated toward traditional... Read More
1 2 3 63