Search results for ‘climate change’

  • Other Group

    Le Fonds de Solidarite FTQ (FONDS)

    Le Fonds de Solidarite FTQ (FONDS), known in English as Solidarity Fund FTQ, is a development capital fund based in Quebec, Canada. It manages net assets of  $16.7 billion Canadian (approximately $12.6 billion USD) and is partnered with 3,126 companies as of November 30, 2019. [1] The Solidarity Fund
  • Political Party/527

    Unite America

    Unite America (UA) is a political organization based in Denver, Colorado that supports moderate-left candidates for elective office and advocates for changes in laws affecting the election process that UA claims will benefit centrist candidates but that are also supported by left-of-center and radical-left interests. Unite America is a “hybrid
  • For-profit

    Sustainvest Asset Management

    Sustainvest Asset Management is a for-profit environmental-social-governance (ESG)-related investment advisory firm that has approximately 120 clients with $18.5 million in assets under management. [115] Sustainvest is a proponent of shareholder advocacy, a tactic which it has used to push left-of-center policies on topics such as climate change, political
  • Non-profit

    Wespath Benefits and Investments

    Wespath Benefits and Investments, also known as The General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of The United Methodist Church, is a nonprofit agency organized under the United Methodist Church in the United States that manages a pension fund and investment organization exceeding $25 billion in assets. The organization provides
  • For-profit

    Glass Lewis

    Glass Lewis is a for-profit proxy advisory firm specializing in advancing left-of-center environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies through corporate-level advocacy. The firm is the second largest proxy advisory firm in the world and co-owned by one of the largest pension systems in Canada, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Ontario
  • Person

    George Lakoff

    George Lakoff is a cognitive linguist and a “Berkeley progressive,” who taught linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley from 1972 to 2016. [184] He is an active voice in left-of-center politics, and has been working on the concept of “moral frames” for over fifty years. Following
  • Non-profit

    Bezos Earth Fund

    Bezos Earth Fund is a forthcoming global grantmaking initiative established by billionaire and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to fund environmental groups. Bezos stated that he will be launching the fund with a $10 billion initial investment and that grantmaking will begin in the summer of 2020. [197]
  • Non-profit

    Sustainability Group at Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge

    The Sustainability Group at Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge is an investment advisory group involved in the left-of-center “environmental, social, and governance” (ESG) movement that is a part of the Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge investment firm. The group mostly works with individuals and trusts by handling investment management, investment advisory accounts,
  • Non-profit

    Doctors Without Borders

    Doctors Without Borders is an international aid organization which specializes in providing medical care. It was founded in 1971 by doctors and journalists who wanted to provide medical care and atrocity awareness without consideration of national boundaries. The organization’s original name was Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), which translates to English
  • For-profit

    Mountain Philanthropies

    Mountain Philanthropies is a funding collective focused on a variety of election policy, left-or-center social policy, and environmentalist projects. Managed by the large left-leaning consulting company Arabella Advisors, it is organized as a limited liability company. [256] “Dark Money” Connections Mountain Philanthropies is part of a collective
  • Person

    Laurene Powell Jobs

    Laurene Powell Jobs is a business executive and philanthropist, best known as the president of the left-leaning grantmaking enterprise Emerson Collective. Born Laurene Powell, she is the widow and heir of Apple Computer executive Steve Jobs, with a current estimated fortune of $21-24.4 billion, making her the fifth-richest woman
  • Person

    Richard Wiles

    Richard Wiles is an environmental activist who supports pushing litigation against energy and fossil fuel companies due to the cost of climate change. [289] Wiles oversees the Center for Climate Integrity (CCI), a project of environmental advocacy group Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD). In
  • Non-profit

    Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)

    The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) is a United Kingdom-based non-profit foundation that focuses on providing financial support to climate-change initiatives, environmentalist organizations, and to groups tackling various issues concerning children. [291] [292] CIFF Foundation pledged $7,000,000 to the Center for Climate Integrity (CCI), a
  • Non-profit

    Cultures of Resistance Network

    The Cultures of Resistance Network is a radical-left anti-war, environmentalist, and social change organization funded by activist Iara Lee and her deceased husband George Gund III under the name Caipirinha Foundation. The Network’s interests vary from opposing international logging to the morality of joining the U.S. military. [314]
  • Non-profit

    Portico Benefit Services

    Portico Benefit Services, previously known as the Board of Pensions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is a retirement and benefit plan provider and investment advisor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA). The ministry makes investment decisions based on companies’ alignment with environment, social values, or governance
  • Non-profit

    Midwest Province of the Capuchin Franciscans

    The Midwest Province of the Capuchin Franciscans is an order of friars in the Catholic Church. The Midwest Capuchins, as they are typically called, conduct activist investing, using the order’s stakes in public companies to advocate for principally left leaning environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies. [345] As
  • Non-profit

    The Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    The Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a Roman Catholic religious congregation established in 1775 in Ireland. The U.S. headquarters are based in New Windsor, New York, with activity throughout several states in the United States. The order has endorsed environmentalist activism and supports liberal expansionist
  • Non-profit

    Western Environmental Law Center

    Western Environmental Law Center is a left-wing law firm that works on environmental issues. The firm sues to oppose the exploitation of natural resources such as mining or logging, works to prevent the loss of wildlife, and works to prevent the exploitation of conventional energy resources to prevent climate change.
  • Non-profit

    Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell

    The Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell is an order of Catholic nuns based in Caldwell, New Jersey. It promotes numerous liberal causes through advocacy at corporate shareholder meetings. [386] Immigration and National Security The organization supports unilateral nuclear disarmament and helping to end conflicts in the Middle
  • Non-profit

    Stop the Money Pipeline

    Stop the Money Pipeline is a left-of-center environmentalist pressure campaign aimed at cutting off lending from banks to oil pipeline projects. The campaign is run by extremist activist group and supported by a coalition of major environmentalist organizations, including the Sierra Club Foundation and the Union