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Shareholders Call on Bank of America to Assess
Role in Climate Change

As Risk to Investors from Climate Change Grows, Shareholder Proposal Calls for a Report on Bank’s “Financed Emissions”

New York, NY, Tuesday, April 15, 2014─Today, members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and shareholders in Bank of America released an investor letter sent to CEO Brian Moynihan requesting that management reconsider its opposition to their proposal requesting an assessment and report on its financing of GHG emissions. Read More

Sr. Judy Byron who filed the resolution on behalf of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, US Ontario Province wrote, “As responsible investors, many of us representing faith communities, we are concerned about the environmental and social impacts of climate change and what it means for the planet and its people, particularly those most vulnerable – the poor and marginalized, who often feel these impacts most keenly.”



2012-2013 Shareholder Season

Each year NWCRI and ICCR members press companies to be socially and environmentally responsible by sponsoring over 300 shareholder resolutions on major social and environmental issues.

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