Concerns about "fracking" are moving from the oil field to the board room.
Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer
This movement is more than a protest or public relations maneuver. It's a campaign that aims to mobilize shareholders, the individual investors and managers of funds that own shares in the companies.
The instigators are part of a new breed of investors who have emerged in the last decade, Timothy Smith, a senior vice president at Boston-based Walden Asset Management, told a crowd of about 130 people Thursday at a meeting of the First Friday Club of Cleveland, sponsored by the Cleveland Catholic Diocese.