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Genocide-Free Investing
<strong>We advocate for investment firms to make an ongoing commitment to genocide-free investing policies that would apply to future genocides or cri

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Franklin Resources Inc. is an American holding company that, together with its subsidiaries, is referred to as Franklin Templeton Investments; it is a global investment firm founded in New York City in 1947 as Franklin Distributors, Inc. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BEN, in honor of Benjamin Franklin, for whom the company is named, and who was admired by founder Rupert Johnson, Sr. In 1973 the company's headquarters moved from New York to San Mateo, California. As of March 2017, Franklin Templeton Investments had US$740 billion in assets under management (AUM) on behalf of private, professional and institutional investors.


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Climate Change Voting

34%
How frequently the fund manager supports pro-climate shareholder proposals

Political Transparency Voting

65.5%
How frequently the fund manager supports shareholder proposals for companies to disclose their political spending