- June 16, 2020
TJX Companies, Inc.—Over 44% of the retailer’s shareholders voted for action to reduce chemical risk
A near majority of shareholders asked TJX Companies, Inc., a leading off-price apparel and home goods retailer worldwide to issue a report on the company’s plans to reduce its chemical footprint at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this week. TJX has 4,000 plus stores and more than 21,000 merchandise vendors of apparel, footwear, accessories, home goods, personal care among other product categories.
Trillium Asset Management and First Affirmative Financial Network filed a shareholder proposal asking the company to issue a report describing if and how it plans to reduce its chemical footprint. The Proponents noted in supporting statements that developing a comprehensive chemical policy and increasing the scale, pace and rigor of existing initiatives are important steps to reducing chemical risks. CONTINUE READING ON www.bizngo.org