NEI Blog2022-03-18T05:23:24-08:00

Engagement report: Nestle

by NEI ESG Services Team. Fixing the massive problem of plastic waste, one step at a time. Editor’s note: This article first appeared in our Active Ownership Report from Q2, 2022  Objective: Facilitate a productive discussion on Nestlé’s progress toward reducing plastics. According to the Corporate Plastic Pollution Scorecard for 2021 produced by shareholder advocacy group As You Sow, all companies have [...]

By |August 18th, 2022|Categories: Climate Change, ESG: Environmental, Greenwashing|

U.S. climate proposal a tough pill for some to swallow

by Jamie Bonham, Director of Corporate Engagement. The inevitable march toward mandatory ESG disclosure continues, though the road ahead is shaping up to be a bumpy one. Editor’s note: This article first appeared in our Active Ownership Report from Q2, 2022  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wrapped up consultation on its proposal to mandate climate-related disclosure. It was a consultation [...]

By |August 16th, 2022|Categories: Climate Change, ESG: Environmental, Net Zero|

Engagement report: Alphabet

by NEI ESG Services Team. Alphabet’s independent shareholders agree on need for more human rights action. Editor’s note: This article first appeared in our Active Ownership Report from Q2, 2022  Objective: Influence Alphabet via shareholder resolution to conduct a human rights impact assessment. In 2022 we put forward our second shareholder resolution regarding human rights oversight at Alphabet. We were a co-lead [...]

By |August 11th, 2022|Categories: Digital Rights, Human Rights|

First look at 2022 proxy voting season results

by Hasina Razafimahefa, Senior Manager, ESG Evaluations & Proxy Voting. We voted 728 annual general meetings at companies around the world during the year’s peak proxy season, which runs from January to the end of June. Editor’s note: This article first appeared in our Active Ownership Report from Q2, 2022  Climate change, inequality, and human rights maintain their standing as top concerns [...]

By |August 9th, 2022|Categories: Climate Change, ESG: Environmental, Net Zero|
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