After IPSCO Inc, a steel manufacturer, refused to establish a policy of disclosing facility-specific toxic and greenhouse gas emissions at any of its fourteen facilities, the Ethical Funds Company, a Canadian socially responsible investment company, submitted a shareholder proposal to IPSCO under the shareholder proposal mechanism in the Canada Business Corporations Act, calling on IPSCO to establish such a policy. At IPSCO's 2003 annual meeting, the proposal received a staggering 49.2% of the s...

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13.2 Build shareholder relationships
12.3 Implement pollution prevention program
12.9 Implement sustainable business strategies

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