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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Advocacy and Impact July 2020

By Holly Testa  |  Download the PDF 2020 Proxy Voting Season? Better Than Expected! Investors and corporations have good reason to be distracted from routine events such as annual shareholder meetings this year. We were skeptical that participants in the process would prioritize their commitment to environmental, social, and governance issues, but we are happy to […]

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