New Holding: Merck

Posted November 3, 2014

Merck, a global healthcare and pharmaceutical company, offers products to treat conditions across a range of therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular disease, asthma, cancer, infections, and osteoporosis. Merck also has substantial businesses in vaccines and animal health. The pharmaceutical industry relies heavily on solvents throughout manufacturing and other processes, so companies’…  

Portfolio 21 to Merge with Trillium Asset Management

Posted October 13, 2014

Dear Clients, Advisors and Friends, We are very pleased to inform you that Portfolio 21 is working toward a merger with Trillium Asset Management. Our primary objective in evaluating a merger has been to assure ourselves that it would result in a substantial improvement in the resources available to serve…  

Seeking international progress on ESG disclosure

Posted October 8, 2014

In conjunction with other investors, Portfolio 21 requested that The International Organization of Securities Commissions work more closely with regulators, stock exchanges, and other related parties to improve the disclosure of material environmental, social and governance information.…  

Urge members of Palm Oil Manifesto Group to improve palm oil practices

Posted October 8, 2014

Palm oil is an issue with which Portfolio 21 is very engaged. In an effort to educate and encourage industry best practices, Portfolio 21 and other investors collectively engaged members of the Palm Oil Manifesto Group, including Kuala Lumpur Kepong (KLK), Sime Darby, IOI Group and Asian Agri Resources, to request…  

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