SEC vote weakens corporate accountability and shareholder engagement

  • A controversial vote by the Securities & Exchange Commission would make it harder for investors to file shareholder resolutions seeking to hold corporate management to account on issues ranging from climate risk to gun control to executive pay and diversity.

Candide Group raises $40 million fund for community lenders advancing racial justice

  • The fund could provide much-needed support to CDFIs working in underserved communities and help strengthen an emergent class of community-led investment funds, such as the REAL People’s Fund in Oakland.

Creating the new plastics economy

More than 320 million tons of plastic is produced annually, much of which ends up in oceans or landfill. Production is expected to double by 2034. To stem the tide, more than 400 organizations, have endorsed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, launched in October 2018 by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with the