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Engaging With a Company and Filing a Shareholder Resolution

As a shareholder, if you feel that a corporation in which you have invested is doing something harmful and it fits within the environmental, social, and governance concerns as described above, one way to address your concern is to engage directly with the company in a collaborative way. By doing this, you can work through the process with them to understand why they have such a policy or have taken such an action, and if your engagement is not successful, you can file a resolution. Here is a hypothetical example to illustrate the step-by-step process of bringing about change in a company you own as an investor.

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