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Investor Groups Representing $65 Trillion Tell Trump Administration that Current Shareholder Resolution Process is Working Well to Protect Investors
03/21/2017: Demonstrating strong investor opposition to special interest efforts to weaken key elements of the shareholder resolution process (SEC rule 14a-8), a group of leading investor organizations representing $65 trillion in assets wrote last week to the Trump administration urging support for the SEC’s existing shareholder proposal process, which is providing wide-ranging benefits.
03/16/2017: The Trump Administration announcement of proposed massive budget cuts for programs vital to addressing climate change and broader environmental protections at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is “deeply concerning and flies in the face of what the American people and U.S. investor and businesses communities alike are seeking,” said Ceres President Mindy Lubber.
03/15/2017: Today’s announcement from President Trump to reopen the clean vehicle standards is a huge setback for business, consumers and the economy. The move opens the door to weakening the standards and rejects findings based on years of comprehensive and robust analysis informed by a wide range of stakeholders and technical experts.
Ceres Blogs and Columns
03/20/2017: With dozens of Fortune 500 companies looking to run their facilities on renewable energy, Virginia has a golden opportunity to ensure that these investments — and the jobs that come with them — are being made in the Old Dominion State.
03/20/2017: Given the Trump administration’s hostile stance on climate change and attack on crucial Obama era climate regulations you would be excused for thinking that bipartisan climate action in Washington is a far off fantasy. And yet, quietly, the foundation is being laid for long-term solutions.
03/07/2017: Climate competency of boards—and broader corporate attention to escalating climate change risks—isn’t just a hot topic for one set of shareholders and one oil company. It is a key investor imperative for all sectors of the economy.