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.