Finally Some Good News On Coronavirus From Sustainable Investors In New York City

Investor Statement on Coronavirus Response

Domini Impact Investments, Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), and Office of the New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer are leading a group of 195 institutional investors and investor networks with over $4.7 trillion of assets under management to urge the business community to consider five steps to limit the damage that coronavirus is causing to the global economy. Domini CEO Carole Laible explains: “We knew we had to do something, and clearly investors around the world felt the same way. The number of firms that contributed to the statement and signed on in less than a week speaks to the urgency.”

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer explains: “As shareholders, we expect companies to protect the health, safety, and economic stability of their workers. The long-term success of companies depends on the long-term success of employees, and this call to action is not just the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do.”

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