The Real Cost of the ESG Agenda

Normally, the people making decisions for a company are acting within its best interests, and the interests of the customer. But when gigantic funds own a majority of shares, they call the shots - and now they’re hijacking corporate America in the push for ESG.

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Putting Politics Over Pensions: The 2024 Report Card on Investment Fund Managers and Proxy Voting Behavior

Over the past year, investment management companies have faced unprecedented scrutiny regarding their support for left- leaning shareholder proposals focused on environmental, social, and governance objectives – better known as “ESG.”

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Proxy Voting:
How They Play With Your Pension

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You work and pay into your pension

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The funds go to investment managers who have the responsibility of growing your pension

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They invest your pension in companies like Disney and McDonald's, becoming a shareholder

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As shareholders, the investment managers get a vote in important company decisions

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Instead of voting for resolutions that would benefit the company, and the customer, many managers support resolutions calling for “climate justice” and “racial equity audits”

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These ESG policies hurt company performance, which means lower returns for your pension

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ESG isn't an investment strategy; It's a political agenda.

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Investing with ESG depresses returns.

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ESG is being used to hijack shareholder voting.

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IEE grades the ERS of Texas a “D”


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