Si2 took part in a proxy season webinar presented by the Social Investment Forum on March 25, and presented information on what is proving to be a very interesting proxy season. Our presentation from the webinar is available here:
It mentions key development at the SEC that have opened the door to more proposals and greater corporate disclosure, and gives an overview of new and revisited social and environmental issues activists are raising at companies. Environmental issues are the biggest topic raised, with climate change at the top of the list and a new campaign about hydraulic fracturing used in natural gas extraction. The campaign to encourage greater disclosure of corporate political spending continues, while labor and human rights subjects also figure prominently on the agenda.
You can view an article by SocialFunds.com about the webinar here: