Dear 350 local group leaders –

It’s report release day for The Hidden Risk in State Pensions: analyzing state pensions’ responses to the climate crisis in proxy voting!!

We’re so excited to share this report with everyone after months of hard work by the report team! This first-of-its-kind report from Sierra Club,, and Stop the Money Pipeline analyzes the proxy voting records, proxy guidelines, and voting transparency of public pensions of 24 public funds collectively representing over $2 trillion in assets under management (AUM).

We hope that you are as excited as we are to use this report to push for proxy guideline updates and strong votes this year for important resolutions on climate, Indigenous rights, environmental justice, and more.

Please amplify and share the report release by using this toolkit to share on social media and with your networks. In the toolkit, you’ll find state-specific briefings to help you engage your pension fund, email templates, digital action tools, model proxy voting guidelines to send to pension managers, sample social posts and emails to your supporters. Read and share the press release and download and read the report.

You can also check out this piece we wrote in Common Dreams about the report, and feel free to share on your socials!

And please, share these posts to help amplify the launch:

In Solidarity,

Alec, STMP; Amy,; and Allie & Jessye, Sierra Club PS: Help us send the report to State Treasurers here and pension fund managers here

Alec Connon
Stop the Money Pipeline, coalition co-director