Does Charter Communications really support Sustainability?
Charter has a stated goal of becoming carbon neutral with respect to its operational greenhouse gas emissions while reducing Scope 3 emissions. Yet a Bloomberg analysis found that between the 2018 midterms and October 2020, for every dollar Charter contributed to climate-friendly members of Congress, it donated over two dollars to members characterized as “ardent obstructionists” of proactive climate policy.
Shareholder Proposals Challenge Companies on Support for Politicians Opposing Abortion Access, Progress on Climate, Voting Rights
Institutional investors, in coordination with Rhia Ventures, have filed 11 shareholder proposals for the 2022 proxy season that address the misalignment between the corporation's stated values and their support for politicians and political groups who undermine them. An additional four proposals focus on companies' preparedness for the workplace repercussions of the likely overturn of Roe v. Wade in 2022. Collectively, the investors own or manage $11.8 billion in assets.
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