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Net Zero GGH Emissions by 2030

2015 – 2016 Proxy Season


Filed a new resolution at three companies to report on a feasible and manageable plan to achieve Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030 for all company facilities. 


https://www.eenews.net/cw  for reference  

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Shareholder Activism 3M and Kroger Commit to Humanitarian Engagement Reporting

2015 Proxy Season


Divestment alone is not enough.  Jantz Management believes in taking bold action to encourage companies to rapidly and significantly reduce green house gas emissions; and, in 2015, brought the first shareholder resolution to Ross Stores requesting companies to report on their participation.


https://investors.rossstores.com/static-files/3c57ad11-213a-4453-8855-8e1720688dbf

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3M and Kroger Commit to Humanitarian Engagement Reporting

 2014 – 2015 Proxy Season


Jantz Management recently withdrew its shareholder resolutions, when 3M and Kroger agreed to include reporting their humanitarian engagement efforts (other than charitable giving) in their Sustainability Report. 


http://multimedia.3m.com/mws/media/1214315O/2016-3m-sustainability-report.pdf 


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To Paraphrase Mark Twain: The Cost of Fossil Fuel Divestment Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

2013 Proxy Season


Julie Goodridge and Christine Jantz make the case that investing in Fossil-Free portfolios does not mean sacrificing returns. 


https://www.mayorsinnovation.org/images/uploads/pdf/FINAL_Revised_NorthStar-Cost_of_Divestment.pdf 

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ESG Considerations Can Increase Returns

2013 SRI Conference Presentation


Jantz Management presents “The Quant’s View of ESG Integration”.

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Corporate Political Spending: Why Shareholders Must Weigh In

2012 Proxy Season


Shareholder value can be diminished by negative publicity associated with political giving that is incongruent with expressed community values


http://jantzmgmt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Corporate-Political-Spending_-Why-Shareholders-Must-Weigh-In.pdf

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Other...

  •  UN PRI Signatory
  • SRI Conference Presenter
  • Climate Wire Article
  • MITACAL Blog
  • CABA Blog on “Net Zero” Shareholder Rsolution
  • Boston Women in Finance Article