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Waste Management Agrees to Identify Gaps in Recycling Infrastructure as Step Toward Increasing Plastics Recycling

BERKELEY, CA, FEB. 25, 2020—Following in-depth engagement by As You Sow and Trillium Asset Management, Waste Management, Inc. (WM) has committed to publishing a report that could help ease the recycling crisis that has developed in parts of the United States. The report will identify gaps in recycling infrastructure, and discuss how many of its […]

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CEO Pay Rises Faster Than Workers’ Pay Despite Investor Pressure and Lagging Financial Returns

BERKELEY, CA, FEB. 25, 2020—As You Sow today released its sixth annual The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs: Are Fund Managers Asleep at the Wheel? report, focusing on the nexus between overpaid CEOs of the S&P 500, and the failure of many pension and financial fund managers to hold companies accountable for excessive compensation. Key Findings: […]

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Utility Plans for Natural Gas Run Counter to Climate Goals; Investors See Stranded Asset Risk

BERKELEY, Calif. Dec. 18, 2019 — Shareholder representative As You Sow recently filed shareholder proposals at three of the largest U.S. gas and electric utilities — Dominion, Sempra Energy, and Southern Company — asking the companies to disclose the potential that their planned or existing natural gas infrastructure could become stranded as the energy market moves inexorably toward cleaner […]