corporate political spending

How Exxon Taught Me That Shareholders Can Change the World

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by Gabe Rissman Co-Founder and President, YourStake.org 

I rose to the podium, looked Exxon then-CEO Rex Tillerson in the eye, and spoke. “Why does Exxon fund climate-denying organizations, when you publicly support a carbon tax?” Tillerson deflected the question at the time: “we would never impinge on ALEC’s free speech.” D’oh. Two years later, in July 2018, Exxon ceased funding ALEC, the climate change denying organization I highlighted.

Major Drivers and Trends in SRI Investing Growth

Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing Grows 33% in 2 Years
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In recent years, numerous trends have shaped the evolution and growth of SRI within US financial markets:

Symposium and New Report on Corporate Political Spending Announced by The Conference Board

The Conference Board Committee on Corporate Political Spending
Summary: 

The Conference Board  today announced that its Committee on Corporate Political Spending will host a public symposium Thursday, October 20 on the topic of corporate political spending. At this event, the committee will release a new report on the topic of transparency and accountability in corporate political spending that will focus on suggested policies and practices that companies can consider when engaging in political activity.

To learn more about the committee, the symposium, and the report, continue reading below or visit http://www.conferenceboard.org/politicalspending.
Press Release

The Conference Board  today announced that its Committee on Corporate Political Spending will host a public symposium Thursday, October 20 on the topic of corporate political spending. At this event, the committee will release a new report on the topic of transparency and accountability in corporate political spending that will focus on suggested policies and practices that companies can consider when engaging in political activity.

To learn more about the committee, the symposium, and the report, continue reading below or visit http://www.conferenceboard.org/politicalspending.
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