Friends Fiduciary News

Friends Fiduciary Calls for Companies to Set Emissions Reduction Targets

January 18th, 2017

Friends Fiduciary joins other investors in urging companies to meet their commitment to set science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets.

The Impact of Rising Interest Rates on our Portfolios

December 19th, 2016

The Impact of Rising Interest Rates on our Portfolios On Wednesday, December 14, the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank made the long anticipated decision to raise its policy rates by 0.25%. This is the first increase in a year and only the second increase within the past ten years. Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman, Janet Yellen, signaled […]

Friends Fiduciary Calls for Company Action in Wake of Bangladesh’s Deadly Tampaco Factory Fire

December 15th, 2016

Friends Fiduciary joins other investors in asking companies to take further steps to help strengthen safety in their supply chains.

Reflections on Potential Impacts of a Trump Presidency

December 13th, 2016

Investment Perspective: As President-elect Trump and his team work to synthesize his administration, it is worth taking a look at what might be in store for the economy and the markets over the next few years. Even with his bombastic rhetoric on immigration, international trade and the environment, initial stock market reaction has been generally […]

Friends Fiduciary Urges Support for the Paris Agreement

November 29th, 2016

Friends Fiduciary joins others in the business world in urging President-elect Trump to proactively fight climate change.

Friends Fiduciary Calls for an End to Antibiotic Overuse in Supply Chain

November 11th, 2016

Friends Fiduciary joins other investors asking UN member states to end overuse of antibiotics in supply chains.

Friends Fiduciary Files Shareholder Resolution with Wells Fargo

October 24th, 2016

Friends Fiduciary joins a coalition of faith-based investors in filing a resolution asking Wells Fargo to evaluate their business practices.

Friends Fiduciary Signs Investor Statement Against North Carolina’s HB 2

October 4th, 2016

Friends Fiduciary joins other institutional investors in calling for repeal of North Carolina’s discriminatory “bathroom bill” repealing municipal LGBTQ+ protections.

Friends Fiduciary Calls for SEC to Mandate Sustainability Disclosure

September 19th, 2016

FFC wants sustainability information disclosures in order for investors to accurately assess risk

Friends Fiduciary Asks G20 Nations to Maximize Green Investment

September 9th, 2016

Friends Fiduciary joins other investors in providing world leaders with recommendations for comprehensive implementation of the Paris Agreement.