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Major US Investors Oppose Legislation That Would Stifle Filing of Shareholder Resolutions with Companies

Many of the country's largest investors are coming out strongly against proposed legislation that would prevent most investors from being able to file shareholder proposals with companies on key issues they want further action on, such as board governance matters, corporate policies or emerging risks like climate change.
 

US SIF's Lisa Woll Issues Statement in Response to the Administration's Executive Order to Roll Back the Clean Power Plan

US SIF believes the Administration should be working aggressively to reduce carbon in the atmosphere and that this executive order accomplishes the opposite.
 

US SIF Affirms Support for the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

US SIF opposes changes to Sections 1502 on the Conflict Minerals Rule and Section 953(B) on the Pay Ratio Rule.
 

Broad Coalition Calls for Greater Disclosure Requirements from the SEC

Nine groups are joining together to urge the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, to strengthen corporate disclosure requirements. 

Investors urge the SEC to require mandatory sustainability disclosures

US SIF and ICCR issue a joint statement on the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)'s concept release on business and financial disclosure requirements in Regulation S-K.

 

Statement by Lisa Woll, CEO, US SIF on the Anniversary of the Signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Today we mark the sixth anniversary of the signing of the Dodd-Frank...

US SIF Commends New Payment Disclosure Rule for Resource Extraction Companies

US SIF issues statement in response to the long-awaited new rule on the disclosure of payments by publicly-traded companies that extract natural resources, as required by Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. 

Statement by Lisa Woll in Support of EPA’s Clean Power Plan in Wake of Supreme Court Ruling

US SIF dismayed by Supreme Court's decision to temporarily stay implementation of the Clean Power Plan. 

US SIF Commends Department of Labor Repeal of 2008 Bulletin Discouraging Fiduciaries from Incorporating Social and Environmental Investment Factors

US SIF commends today's announcement by Secretary of Labor Tom Perez in New York that the administration is rescinding a 2008 bulletin that discouraged investors from considering environmental and social factors in the companies and funds in which they invest. 

US SIF Commends New Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule

US SIF issued a statement in response to the new executive compensation disclosure rule issued by the SEC as required by Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. 
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