ETHICMARK® Winners: “Carrefour” and “Nature Now” Best Advertising Campaigns For 2019

on Nov 27, 2019 10:45:00 AM By | | 0 Comments | Press Release
CSRwire, November 14, 2019 – Carrefour retailer in France and “Nature Now” from Britain’s Gripping Films are winners of the EthicMark® Awards for advertising and communications that “uplift the human spirit and society.” Founded in 2004 by sustainability pioneer and renowned futurist Hazel Henderson, chair of the EthicMark® Awards  demonstrate the power of advertising and marketing campaigns to inspire, focus on global sustainability, human potentials and further both public and private legitimate interests.  Winning campaigns uphold high standards of truth, integrity, responsibility, transparency and fairness, respecting diversity and refraining from behavioral manipulation, greenwashing, instilling fear or misusing brain science.
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Silencing the Nun: SEC Aims to Curb Small Investors’ Activism

on Nov 26, 2019 9:31:27 AM By | Bloomberg | 0 Comments | Press Release
An effort to limit number of proposals taking managers’ time Sister Nora Nash, a Franciscan nun from the Philadelphia area, spent the last 15 years pushing corporations to change their policies on guns, tobacco and fracking. As a shareholder, the sisters’ retirement fund has filed hundreds of proposals at companies from Chevron Corp. to Wells Fargo & Co. She might not be able to do that kind of activism anymore if the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission goes ahead with a plan to limit proposals from small investors like the fund, which often hold just a few thousand shares out of hundreds of millions. The agency last week proposed higher ownership thresholds for submitting proposals and a higher bar to resubmit ones that fail.
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First Affirmative to be Honored at the 2019 Best For Colorado Awards Ceremony

on Jun 6, 2019 1:03:10 PM By | First Affirmative | 0 Comments | Press Release
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, June 5, 2019 – First Affirmative, the leading advisor network serving the responsible investment community, announced today that it will be honored by Best For Colorado, a program of The Alliance Center in partnership with B Lab, at the 2019 Best For Colorado Awards Ceremony on June 6, 2019 in Denver.
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