In Historic Year of Filings, ESG Shareholder Resolutions Continue to Define Corporate Risk
July 13, 2022
34 majority votes show enduring investor support
Proxy Preview 2022: Record-Breaking 529 Shareholder Resolutions Filed Despite New SEC Restrictions
March 17, 2022
Top investor concerns include climate change, corporate political influence, and racial justice.
Equal Pay Day Still Not Equal: 24 Companies Get "F" on "Racial and Gender Pay Scorecard"
March 15, 2022
Of 57 companies examined in the “Racial and Gender Pay Scorecard,” only 7 get an “A” while 24 companies receive an “F”.
Record-Breaking Year for Environmental, Social, and Sustainable Governance (ESG) Shareholder Resolutions
June 24, 2021
Nearly three dozen majority votes highlight a historic increase in shareholder support for ESG resolutions.
Survivor of Facebook-Facilitated Child Predator Abuse Tells Shareholders to “Delay End-To-End Encryption”
May 26, 2021
Searing testimony shows danger Facebook poses to young children and how ill-conceived steps justified on privacy grounds would only hurt more children.
Arjuna Capital/Proxy Impact: Over Half of Top U.S. Companies Get an “F” on Racial and Gender Pay Scorecard
March 23, 2021
Only 5 companies get “A” grade on equal pay, while those earning “F”s include Goldman Sachs, Colgate, AT&T, McDonalds, Walmart, and Verizon.
Proxy Preview 2021: Shareholders Focus on Racial Justice, Political Spending, and Climate Change
March 18, 2021
Hundreds of shareholder proposals seek shift from “business as usual” but face new restrictions.
AS YOU VOTE—A New Proxy Voting Service from As You Sow & Proxy Impact
March 17, 2021
As You Sow has launched AS YOU VOTE™ in partnership with Proxy Impact to enable all shareholders to vote their values.
Facebook Anti-Child Abuse Resolution Put to Vote
June 9, 2020
43% of non-management Facebook shares voted for action to ensure encryption does not accelerate online child abuse and exploitation.
Facebook Encryption & Child Abuse Concerns
May 27, 2020
Shareholders raise alarm at Facebook annual meeting that failure to address encryption concerns will boost child sexual abuse and exploitation.
Facebook to Become "No-Go Zone" for Children?
May 20, 2020
Shareholders: major new legislative and consumer fallout ahead for Facebook if it allows encryption to hide 12 million cases of child abuse and exploitation.
Investors Call on General Electric to Pull Out of New Coal Plant Proposed in Kenya
July 18, 2018
Investors sent a letter to General Electric calling on the company to reconsider its decision to acquire a stake in Kenya’s proposed Lamu coal plant.
JPMorgan Chase Attempts to Block Investor Proposal on Risk of Tar Sands Oil Financing
March 22, 2018
JPMorgan Chase is attempting to block a shareholder resolution that asks the bank to report on the financial and climate risks related to financing tar sands oil.