AIO Financial (http://aiofinancial.com) is an active participant in shareholder advocacy on behalf of our clients. Shareholder advocacy provides a way for company owners (shareholders) to make real impacts in companies. Advocates can address: climate change, wage inequality, disclosing political contributions, board diversification, worker rights, … That may all change if the Financial CHOICE Act, specifically Section 844 is passed.
In this episode, we interview Todd Tresidder of Financial Mentor. Todd speaks to me about the ineffectiveness of screening alone as a socially responsible investing strategy.
Shareholder activism an important tool in making positive changes. It is one of the three strategies used in socially responsible investing (SRI). It involves using your rights as a shareholder to make changes. You can address environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues.