Category: Shareholder Advocacy

First Affirmative doesn’t stop when your money is invested.

We give your values a voice through our active Shareowner Advocacy program.  We vote your clients shares and advocate with businesses and policy leaders for meaningful change.  Being a signatory on this recent statement represents another step in a decade-long effort by investors to press for effective methane regulation at the federal and state levels.

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Advocacy and Impact January 2021

2020: Taking Stock of Shareholder Engagement during Disruption Last year garnered its own unfortunate but well-earned twitter hashtag: #2020worst. It brought us the onset of COVID-19, growing inequality as the stock market reached new highs and employment levels plummeted, rise of Black Lives Matters, ongoing political strife, a record year of natural disasters made worse […]

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Nucor Resolution Supporting Statement 2019

PROXY MEMORANDUM Date: March 20, 2019 To: Nucor Corporation shareholders Subject: Shareholder resolution requesting a report on the company’s political spending policies and practices Lead Filer: First Affirmative Financial Network, on behalf of Waterglass, LLC Contact: Holly A. Testa, Director, Shareowner Engagement hollytesta@firstaffirmative.com/303-641-5190 We ask for your support of the following resolution that will be included in the Nucor Proxy Statement […]

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SBA Communications Commits to Sustainability Reporting

First Affirmative Financial Network withdrew a shareholder proposal filed at SBA Communications, Inc. that asked the company to issue a report describing the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies, performance, and improvement targets. SBA Communications owns and operates wireless infrastructure in the US, Canada, and Central and South America and is a recent addition to the […]

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