Search results for ‘climate change’


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    Ted Turner

    Robert Edward “Ted” Turner III is a billionaire media proprietor best known as the founder of CNN and TBS and a major donor to left-progressive causes, especially environmentalist efforts. Turner retired from active media work in 2006 and is currently the chairman of Turner Enterprises, his investment holding company. Turner
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    Labor Community Strategy Center

    The Labor Community Strategy Center (LCSC) is a radical-left organizing group based in Los Angeles. Eric Mann, a radical-left activist who has been a member of several communist organizations, helped to start LCSC in 1989 and remains its director today. [54][55][56] Patrisse Cullors,
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    William J. Barber II

    William J. Barber II is the pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Greensboro, NC and a noted left-of-center political activist. [100] Barber is founder and president of Repairers of the Breach and sits as co-chair of the left-wing Poor People’s Campaign.[101] Barber was chair
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    Rising Majority

    Rising Majority is a coalition of left-of-center activist groups that organize collectively across multiple issues including economics and labor, climate change, feminism, and immigration. It is a project of the Movement for Black Lives, which itself is a fiscally sponsored project of the radical-left fiscal sponsorship organization Alliance for Global
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    Maryland United for Peace and Justice

    Maryland United for Peace and Justice is a left-of-center state-level advocacy organization that functions as an advocacy and education network that works on various issues such as environmentalism, left-progressive social policy, and pacificism. The organization runs and sponsors numerous events and groups including conferences, fundraisers, businesses and other advocacy organizations.
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    People Demanding Action

    People Demanding Action is a left-of-center network of activists that focused on economic issues, climate change, voting rights, and left-progressive social policy with an aim to securing liberal victories in elections. [156] It is a political network that protects left-leaning progressive social and economic programs while attempting to
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    Arnold Ventures

    Arnold Ventures is a for-profit philanthropy. For more information, see the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (Nonprofit) Arnold Ventures is a center-left philanthropy founded in early 2019 by liberal donors Laura and John Arnold. Arnold Ventures is a for-profit limited liability company (LLC) and its creation represents a
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    Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center

    The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center is a left-leaning advocacy organization focused particularly on non-violent social change. [176] It has provided fiscal sponsorship services to numerous other organizations, including a Denver-based Black Lives Matter organization. [177] The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center describes
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    The Socially Responsible Investment Coalition (SRIC)

    The Socially Responsible Investment Coalition (SRIC) is a left-of-center, faith-based organization which aims to promote left-of-center “environmental, social, and corporate governance” (ESG) policy through exerting shareholder influence in major businesses. The SRIC is a member of the powerful Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and consists of over
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    Priests of the Sacred Heart

    The Priests of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic clerical religious congregation, comprised of both priests and male religious. The order has 457 houses in 40 countries with over 2,000 members, about 1,590 of whom are priests. [217] It was founded by Father Leo John Dehon in
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    Newground Social Investment

    Newground Social Investment is a social purpose corporation dedicated to left-of-center social impact and “environmental, social, and corporate governance” (ESG) investing. Newground acts primarily through shareholder resolutions, encouraging corporations to adopt left-of-center policies, specifically on climate and corporate governance. History Bruce Herbert, the chief executive officer of Newground, founded
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    Investor Voice

    Investor Voice is a “shareholder engagement” company that works on behalf of investors to advocate for left-leaning environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies at a corporate level. Investor Voice develops and presents shareholder proposals, negotiates with businesses, and can be hired to lobby Congress and the Securities and
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    Benedictine Sisters of Boerne

    Benedictine Sisters of Boerne is a religious organization that has been heavily involved in left-of-center corporate engagement since 1982. The Sisters joined the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) in 1990, and are a founding member of the Texas Coalition for Responsible Investment (CRI). The Sisters have filed resolutions
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    New York Communities Organizing Fund

    The New York Communities Organizing Fund Incorporated (NYCOFI) is a left-of-center fundraising group that advocates for laws to restrain landlords from evicting tenants even if rent has not been paid. [312] It received $700,000 from the Ford Foundation, which is a major contributor to progressive housing and
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    ESG Activism

    ESG activism refers to individuals and organizations that advocate for Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) criteria as part of evaluating business operations. ESG considerations can be employed as a basis for investment or divestment in a corporation or fund, and in activism targeting those corporations or funds. This political activism
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    Larry Fink

    See Also: BlackRock, Inc. (For-Profit) Larry Fink is the co-founder, CEO, and Board Chairman of BlackRock, the world’s largest money management firm, where he has worked since 1988. [333] Fink is known for left-leaning politics, was a supporter of Hillary Clinton’s presidency in 2016 and has
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    BlackRock, Inc.

    See Also: Larry Fink (Person) BlackRock is the world’s largest investment management company, with nearly $7.5 trillion in managed assets as of January 2020. [393] In April 2020, the company was tasked by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board to oversee the Fed’s program to inject money into
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    Women in Migration (WIMN)

    The Women in Migration Network (WIMN), formerly the Women and Global Migration Working Group, is an advocacy organization formed to promote the rights of female refugees and migrants. [468] WIMN pushes for various left-of-center policies involving migration and women’s issues. [469] The group claims to recognize
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    Inter-American Dialogue (IAD)

    Inter-American Dialogue, also operating under the name The Dialogue, is a left-of-center foreign policy think tank that pushes for both left-of-center and right-of-center policies in Latin-America. [485] Inter-American Dialogue focuses on four program areas: Education, Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries, Migration, Remittances and Development, and the Peter
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    Novara Media

    Novara Media is a British far-left media company that claims to report on address “issues that are set to define the 21st century,” which include the “crisis of capitalism,” racism, and climate change. The company writes “output actively intends to feed back into political action,” rather than moderate a debate