Use your investments to drive change

Together with 100 registered shareholders, we can put shareholder resolutions to Australian companies on issues like climate change, political lobbying, decent work, and human rights. Registration takes only a few minutes.

Use your investments to drive change

Together with our community of registered shareholders, we can put resolutions to Australian companies on issues like climate change, political lobbying, decent work, and human rights. Registration takes only a few minutes.

Making a difference made easy

Together with 100 registered shareholders, we can put shareholder resolutions to ASX-listed companies on issues like climate change, political lobbying, decent work, and human rights. Registration takes only a few minutes.

Sponsorships for social licence

Companies are spending shareholder funds on sponsorships to buy acceptance and enhance reputation. The payments can cause a flip in the community mindset to view sponsorship as a calculated and cynical pay-off.

    Register:

    If you own shares directly, register your shares to participate in our work.

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    What We Do:

    After you register, we take care of the rest. We conduct research, engage with companies and affected communities and put forward proposals to these companies with our registered shareholders.

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    The Shareholder Resolution:

    Once the resolution gets put on the notice of the meeting, all shareholders have the opportunity to consider the resolution and we’ll speak to it at the annual general meeting.

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    Impact:

    We let you know what we’ve been able to achieve with the resolution and the next steps for ongoing engagement with the company.

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Are you a financial advisor?

More and more people are wishing to invest their money in meaningful and ethical ways. Financial advisors can be a link between their clients and ACCR, by providing them with the means to participate in meaningful shareholder activism.

Would you like to support our work in other ways?

If you are not in a position to hold shares, you can still become a part of our supporter community. Sign up for updates about our work and other opportunities to be involved. We are always looking for new people and pathways to create change.

ACCR relies on grants and donations to fund our work.

ACCR produces essential, award-winning research on corporate and investment sector performance across environmental, social and governance issues. If you would like to support this and our work to hold ASX listed companies to account, you may wish to make a donation.

Participating in shareholder resolutions is one of the most powerful ways I can influence business to act on climate and justice issues. ACCR makes it easy and understandable to use my shares for good, and they amplify my impact in the media and in big investors' boardrooms. It's incredibly powerful and rewarding.

Marie Carvolth

It's a great way to be involved. It makes a small amount of capital that you may have, make a difference.

Pam O'Connor

ACCR’s expertise in strategy, communication and execution has lifted shareholder engagement to a new level, and empowered small scale investors to raise their collective voice for the greater good.

Trevor Thomas

Managing Director, Ethinvest

Resolutions are a proven, effective way for investors who care about changing corporate behaviour to have a positive impact on the world around us. For this reason Tas Ethical and our clients have been proud, active supporters of the ACCR’s shareholder resolutions and will continue to be in the future. If you wish to use your money to drive positive change in Australia , I strongly recommend engaging with the ACCR.

Stuart Barry

Tas Ethical & Ethical Wealth Advice

Shareholder action & lobbying super funds is very effective at pushing corporations on big issues like climate change & social responsibility. Get involved with ACCR to help make a difference. My ASX shares help support AGM resolutions to effect positive change.

Sue Baker

Adbri Ltd

One of Australia’s pioneering construction materials and industrial mineral manufacturing companies, formerly known as Adelaide Brighton.

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Santos Ltd

Santos Limited is one of the leading independent oil and gas producers in the Asia-Pacific region.

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AGL Energy Ltd

AGL is an integrated essential service provider operating Australia’s largest electricity generation portfolio.

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