December 20, 2017, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Sister Judith Byron, OP, and her partner in the ministry of corporate responsibility, Sister Nora Nash, OSF, speak of the efforts of communities of Catholic Sisters to help corporations to become more socially responsible in their practices and policies. An article in The Guardian focuses on the Sisters’ attempts to speak out for social justice and responsibility as shareholders in various corporations. Toward the end of the article, Sister Judy, Director of the Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment, speaks particularly of her work with gun manufacturers. Read the entire article.
November 2, 2017, Seattle, Washington – Sister Judy Byron, OP, explains in a Global Sisters Report article the efforts of investors to make corporations aware of the need to take the human right for water into account in their decisions and practices. Sister Judy, Director of the Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment, notes the impact that several shareholders, such as religious communities, can have when they work together to call attention to social justice issues such as the human right to water. Read the Global Sisters Report article by Soli Salgado.