2016 Crystal Globe Award Recipients
President, National Union of Public & General Employees
Larry represents public and general employees in Canada. Prior to becoming President, he was CEO of the Saskatchewan Government Employees Association, one of 11 smaller unions that comprise the NUPGE. He has worked in the public sector since the 1970s. Larry also chairs the NUPGE pensions committee, which uses its clout to promote shareholder activism and social investment.
President, International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers
Jim represents bricklayers and allied craftworkers in one of the oldest trade unions in North America. He emigrated to the United States from Ireland in 1977 and joined the union to work on commercial projects in San Francisco. Since then, he has served in many roles at the union and is a Vice President of the AFL-CIO Executive Council. He is also a member of the Democratic National Committee.
Managing Director, UN PRI (Principles of Responsible Investment)
Fiona is responsible for global operations at PRI, which has more than 1,556 signatories representing more than $59 trillion in assets in 50 countries. She has more than 20 years of experience defending pensions for workers around the world. Prior to PRI, she served as CEO of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees and was a director of four other funds in Australia.