As You Sow

As You Sow (1992; Oakland CA; 17 staff;

A non-profit that engages in shareholder advocacy. They harness shareholder power “to create lasting change that benefits people, planet, and profit.” Their “mission is to promote environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies.”



  • Blog
  • A library of reports, visions, previews, guidelines, etc.
    • Proxy Preview (May 2019) – The most important annual resource to inform “shareholders looking to align their values and corporate engagement.”
    • The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs – (February 2019) – Identifies and reports “on the most overpaid CEOs of the S&P 500 and whether or not pension funds and financial managers held companies accountable for such excessive compensation. “

Leadership: Andrew Behar (CEO), Danielle Fugere (President)
Budget: ~$3.4m (2017)

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