Azzad Asset Management and representatives from the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
(ICCR) said Azzad plans to join ICCR as its newest member.
In a statement, ICCR Executive Director Laura Berry said, "We are delighted to announce that Azzad Asset Management has joined the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
Christian Brothers Investment Services, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
and Calvert Investments often made news in their early years for criticisms of companies that failed to meet their criteria for responsible investment, but over the years--largely unnoticed by the media--they have built a track record behind the scenes of helping businesses become more socially responsible and ethical, with models of corporate ethics and good business practice that a number of companies have adopted.
You can go to the websites of companies such as BP Amoco and Ford and see a real change in attitude," says Tim Smith, former executive director of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
(ICCR), a coalition of religious organizations that has coordinated shareholder resolutions for 30 years.
In a shareholder resolution submitted by 28 institutional investors who are members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
, Father Crosby proposes that the oil giant recognize the global warming phenomenon and that human factors, such as the burning of fossil fuels, contribute to it.
The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
, a leader in the corporate social responsibility movement, is a coalition of nearly 300 faith-based institutional investors representing more than $100 billion in invested capital.
Start with co-filing a resolution under the direction of people like the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
(ICCR)," recommends Carsten Henningsen, chairman of Portfolio 21, an environmentally focused mutual fund.
They don't want us to go to the press because they don't want the world to know that all these religious denominations have problems with what they are doing," said Gormley, who also co-chairs the human rights working group of the New York-based Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
Published by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
, the country's leading organizer of progressive shareholder resolutions, it highlights the most significant issues before shareholders.