"A valuable call to action for small shareholders to change the way big corporations do business."
—Robert Reich, former US Secretary of Labor

"The Shareholder Action Guide ... offers a level of professionalism and a route to success for anyone who really wants to take on the system."
—Steve Butler, The Mercury News


Do you know about the priest who got Joe Camel to stop selling cigarettes to kids? What about why Steve Jobs created “A Greener Apple?” It was shareholders - like you - who used their power to make change. 

Want to make misbehaving corporations mend their ways? You can! If you own even one share of their stock, corporations have to listen to you. If you have a workplace 401(k)  you can have an impact.

This new book tells the story of shareholder advocacy and shows you how to use your power to hold corporations accountable.

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Praise for The Shareholders Action Guide

This book is timely in serving a growing need and comprehensive in meeting its goal of revealing the concealed power shareholders—even ordinary ones—possess in influencing the companies they own.
— Bevis Longstreth, former Commissioner, SEC
Engage, divest, invest! We need to align our capital with the world in which we want to live and flourish. The Shareholder Action Guide provides an excellent road map to get us there.
— Kat Taylor, Co-CEO, Beneficial State Bank
Knowledge is power . . . and this guide to shareholder activism will supercharge the work of holding corporations accountable and making positive change in the world. A must for every activist’s toolbox.
— Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club
This inspiring work empowers shareholders, both large and small, to hold corporations accountable. These incredible stories of shareholders who have made real change are a powerful call to action.
— Ben Cohen, cofounder, Ben & Jerry’s

Free Excerpt: "A Greener Apple"

About the Author

Andrew Behar - CEO of As You Sow

Andrew leads As You Sow, a nonprofit organization, based in Oakland, CA, dedicated to corporate accountability and increased environmental and social change through corporate engagement, shareholder advocacy, and innovative legal strategies. They are focused on climate change, sustainability, human rights, and environmental health; engaging companies including ExxonMobil, Chevron, Southern, FirstEnergy, Duke, Dow, DuPont, Monsanto, HP, Dell, Apple, Proctor & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Starbucks, and many others. He is a board member of the US Social Investing Forum (US-SIF) and was named one of 30 “Eco Rock Stars and Environmental Mavericks” in Origin Magazine, August 2015 

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