The Shareholder Action Guide – Unleash Your Hidden Powers to Hold Corporations Accountable
Do you know about the priest who got Joe Camel to stop selling cigarettes to kids? What about why Steve Jobs created “A Greener Apple?” It was shareholders - like you - who used their power to make change.
Want to make misbehaving corporations mend their ways? You can! If you own even one share of their stock, corporations have to listen to you. If you have a workplace 401(k) you can have an impact.
This new book tells the story of shareholder advocacy and shows you how to use your power to hold corporations accountable
About Andrew Behar (Berkeley, California Author)
Andrew Behar - CEO of As You Sow Andrew leads As You Sow, a nonprofit organization, based in Oakland, CA, dedicated to corporate accountability and increased environmental and social change through corporate engagement, shareholder advocacy, and innovative legal strategies. They are focused on climate change, sustainability, human rights, and environmental health; engaging companies including ExxonMobil, Chevron, Southern, FirstEnergy, Duke, Dow, DuPont, Monsanto, HP, Dell, Apple, Proctor & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Starbucks, and many others. He is a board member of the US Social Investing Forum (US-SIF) and was named one of 30 “Eco Rock Stars and Environmental Mavericks” in Origin Magazine, August 2015