Sisters of St. Francis, the Quiet Shareholder Activists – NYTimes.com

Sisters of St. Francis, the Quiet Shareholder Activists – NYTimes.com.

“Still, Sister Nora, who would give her age only as “late 60s,” said she would keep pushing companies to do the right thing. Lately, she has been particularly interested in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the natural gas collection technique that has been the subject of controversy over its environmental and chemical impact. She has been attending rallies for the antifracking cause, and has submitted resolutions to oil corporations including Chevron and Exxon, encouraging them to put firmer controls in place.”

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