Unconventional Risks: An investor response to Canada’s Oil Sands

A report by The Ethical Funds Company

A headlong rush to develop the oil sands in Alberta, Canada is creating a unique set of complex environmental and social impacts that bring risks to energy companies and their investors. Technologies are emerging that could reduce, if not eliminate, some of the impacts – but project development is outpacing mitigation capacity. What’s going on in the oil sands, and what questions should institutional investors be asking the oil sands companies they own?

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Switch IPO the latest to limit investor voting rights

As many of 15 percent of U.S. IPOs in recent years have used dual share classes meant to give insiders outsized voting rights, according to the Council of Institutional Investors.

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Wells Fargo executives, board must face lawsuit over fake accounts, federal judge says


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As Ford pushes into electric vehicles, U.S. union aims to save jobs

Ford’s presentation to investors this week under new chief executive Jim Hackett, included a slide touting a 30 percent reduction in “hours per unit” to build electric vehicles.

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