Press releases

Major US investors inconsistent on key corporate climate votes

October 2, 2017


A hundred investors with assets totalling nearly $2 trillion call on world’s largest banks to disclose climate-related financial information

September 14, 2017


ShareAction celebrates as third of FTSE 100 pay staff a real Living Wage

September 1, 2017


European Commission should act decisively to implement ambitious recommendations by High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

July 13, 2017


£100 billion investor collaborative ups pressure on real Living Wage at Marks & Spencer

July 11, 2017


$7.9 trillion investor coalition pushes companies for disclosure on global workforces

July 3, 2017


ShareAction urges Government to accept Law Commission’s recommendations on removing barriers to social impact investing

June 23, 2017


ShareAction to strengthen focus on climate risk with takeover of the Asset Owners Disclosure Project

June 13, 2017


Every little helps: Tesco commits to 100% renewable electricity as it targets emissions reduction

May 15, 2017


ShareAction urges shareholders to reject BP’s and Shell’s remuneration policies for rewarding risky high-carbon strategy

May 9, 2017


Over 80% of local council pension funds silent on climate risk despite warning

May 6, 2017


Pension savers urge their schemes to vote down executive pay policies that put savings at long-term risk

May 5, 2017


Pension funds and asset managers are playing their part in the renewable revolution

March 28, 2017


Responding to the antibiotics crisis: Investors push food giants to path of less resistance

March 20, 2017


Benchmark finds vast gulf in responsible investment performance at European asset management firms

March 13, 2017


Investors urged to catalyse climate-credible business models in the banking sector

February 20, 2017


USS members press their scheme for ethical investment

December 1, 2016


IORPs II: ground-breaking ESG risk protection measures afforded to European pension savers. The UK must afford savers the same, says ShareAction

November 24, 2016


Resisting Resistance: Investors take action to manage risk of antibiotic overuse in farming

November 15, 2016


ShareAction welcomes FRC action on Stewardship Code

November 14, 2016


Plan launched to tackle European investment crisis; UK urged to seize opportunities of Brexit

October 28, 2016


ShareAction welcomes BP’s U-turn on Great Australian Bight project

October 11, 2016


Shareholders serious about climate risk must ‘walk the talk’ on BP and Shell pay votes

September 29, 2016


Tech company investors at risk over human rights breaches

September 28, 2016


Protein shake-up: $1trn investor coalition turns up the heat on meat

September 26, 2016


Investors urge ‘critical’ corporate action on antibiotic overuse ahead of UN High-Level Meeting

September 19, 2016


New report: UK pension pots jeopardised by disregarded climate risk

September 8, 2016


Investor action central to tackling inequality, says ShareAction

September 5, 2016


Public join investors in telling McDonald’s: don’t supersize antibiotics

August 12, 2016


ShareAction welcomes shareholder resolution at Sports Direct

August 5, 2016


ShareAction calls on pension trustees to step up ESG risk management and member engagement following new DC Code and guides

July 28, 2016


ShareAction, Craftivist Collective, Citizens UK and Care2 to attend M&S AGM and urge company to take final step towards a Living Wage

July 11, 2016


Joint statement – Urgent re-think of Europe’s financial sector’s direction and purpose needed as new financial lead appointed

July 6, 2016


Investors must not let Brexit divert them from climate risk, says commercial legal expert

July 6, 2016


IORPs: ShareAction welcomes victory for responsible investment of pensions in the EU

June 28, 2016


Siobhain McDonagh MP, South London Citizens and ShareAction call for a proper Living Wage for B&Q staff at Kingfisher AGM

June 14, 2016


Civil society organisations unite to transform Europe’s investment industry

June 9, 2016


“An insult to savers” – ShareAction slams Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay deal

June 6, 2016


ShareAction and Craftivist Collective welcome M&S plan to increase pay and call on company to accredit as a Living Wage employer

May 25, 2016


Swiss pension funds insufficiently focused on climate change

May 25, 2016


ShareAction says Shell’s climate risk reporting does not go far enough

May 20, 2016


ShareAction CEO calls on Vanguard to support climate resolutions

May 11, 2016


Investors briefed on risks of pricing and price transparency of life-saving vaccines

April 27, 2016


Catherine Howarth appointed Transparency Task Force Ambassador

April 25, 2016


EU ministers must push for action on climate risk to protect investors

April 22, 2016


Pension funds quizzed on portfolio risk linked to climate change

April 18, 2016


BP refuses to disclose risks of deep-water gamble in the Great Australian Bight

April 14, 2016


$1 trillion investor coalition demands corporate action on ‘systemic overuse’ of antibiotics

April 11, 2016


Investors can play a central role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals 

March 21, 2016


ShareAction finds a gulf between best and worst performing auto-enrolment pension schemes

March 12, 2016


Automakers accused of gross complacency by investors

February 15, 2016


Investors with assets of £352bn call on companies to commit to renewable energy

December 9, 2015


ShareAction disappointed by Government’s failure to act on Law Commission recommendation on fiduciary duty

November 12, 2015


ShareAction celebrates as 29th FTSE 100 company signs up to the Living Wage

November 4, 2015


MPs call for increased transparency from the Parliamentary pension fund and request a member meeting

October 21, 2015


Concerned investors with over £625 billion under management call for greater clarity on emissions lobbying by automobile companies

October 13, 2015


ShareAction questions Investment Association members over Chief Executive’s resignation

October 7, 2015


ShareAction calls on BusinessEurope to listen to investor concerns on climate lobbying

September 30, 2015


ShareAction welcomes PRI’s report on Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century

September 9, 2015


ShareAction welcomes National Grid into growing number of FTSE 100 accredited as Living Wage employers

September 7, 2015


Leading investors call on FTSE 100 companies to leave regressive climate lobbying groups

September 2, 2015


ShareAction warns of risks to investors of corporate lobbying on climate change

August 11, 2015


ShareAction gives cautious welcome to reports of Royal Dutch Shell’s withdrawal from climate-sceptic lobbying group

August 7, 2015


Realigning Interests, Reducing Regulation: ShareAction launches its policy vision for pensions success

July 13, 2015


National Express commits to wheelchair priority policy after meeting with AGM Army campaigner

July 9, 2015


Marks & Spencer board members praise Living Wage stitch-in campaign and agree to meet to discuss Living Wage with campaigners

July 7, 2015


European Shareholder Rights Directive takes steps to curb corporate excesses, but governance gaps remain

July 6, 2015


Craftivist campaign launches after survey shows 17 percent of British shoppers would shop more often at Marks & Spencer if it paid a Living Wage

June 19, 2015


Clean Words, Dirty Lobby – is Total really part of the climate solution?

June 18, 2015


ShareAction says Pope’s encyclical on climate change will add to voices challenging climate sceptical lobbying

June 17, 2015


Institutional Investors Call on Shell to Exit Climate Sceptic Lobby Group

June 10, 2015


ShareAction wants European savers’ interests reflected in the European Union’s Capital Markets Union announcement

June 7, 2015


WPPVoteNo.org — ShareAction launches online High Pay tool for savers

June 6, 2015


ShareAction gains commitment from Morrisons on Living Wage meeting against backdrop of £3m golden parachute for outgoing CEO

June 4, 2015


G4S to be challenged on human trafficking risk at AGM on June 4th

June 4, 2015


ShareAction says asset managers side with company management too often on controversial votes

May 18, 2015


Next to be challenged on Living Wage at AGM on 14th May

May 13, 2015


ShareAction welcomes appointment of savers’ champion Ros Altmann as new Pensions Minister

May 12, 2015


Disability rights campaigner to attend National Express AGM

May 6, 2015


ShareAction welcomes GlaxoSmithKline and Burberry into growing number of FTSE 100 accredited as Living Wage employers

April 27, 2015


You Can Bank On Bad Behaviour: ShareAction Asks Boards Of HSBC And Barclays To Commit To Cost-Of-Conduct Reforms

April 23, 2015


New Director of Campaigns

April 14, 2015


Major international investors back BP climate change resolution

April 8, 2015


Pension freedom day will buy more Lamborghinis for industry insiders than savers

March 31, 2015


ShareAction says investors should query corporate lobbying on climate change

March 30, 2015


ShareAction applauds BP’s withdrawal from climate-skeptic lobbying group

March 24, 2015


ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering, “which bond is best?”

March 19, 2015


‘Make sure savers are heard’ says ShareAction, welcoming the Work and Pensions Select Committee’s Report

March 10, 2015


Public can urge major investors in BP & Shell to give climate change a “seat at the table”

February 26, 2015


UK asset managers fail to “walk the talk” on stewardship

January 30, 2015


Investors must be bold and stand up to excessive executive pay

January 6, 2012


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