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Environmental sustainability

 
ConocoPhillips Climate change – oil and gas companies Praxis Growth Index Fund (1.72%), Praxis Impact Bond Fund** (0.28%) Encourage company to set greenhouse gas reduction goals, integrate carbon asset risk into future planning and align environmental goals with public policy. Learn more.
Marathon Petroleum Climate change – oil and gas companies Praxis Value Index Fund (0.53%) Encourage company to set annual greenhouse gas reduction goals, integrate carbon asset risk into future planning and align environmental goals with public policy.
Statoil Climate change – oil and gas companies Praxis Impact Bond Fund (0.34%) Ask company to withdraw from the Canadian oil sands and integrate carbon asset risk into future planning. Learn more.
DTE Energy Climate change – utilities Praxis Impact Bond Fund (0.20%) Request company to adapt its business model to enable increased deployment of low-carbon electricity generation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Duke Energy Climate change – utilities Praxis Value Index Fund (0.87%) Request company to adapt its business model to enable increased deployment of low-carbon electricity generation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Learn more.
Southern Company Climate change – utilities Praxis Value Index Fund (0.89%) Request company to adapt its business model to enable increased deployment of low-carbon electricity generation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
EOG Resources Hydraulic fracturing Praxis Growth Index Fund (0.44%), Praxis Value Index Fund (0.42%) Ask company to better disclose the chemicals it uses, reduce methane emissions and mitigate water pollution.
Sherwin-Williams Lead paint Praxis Growth Index Fund (0.50%) Encourage company to join the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead in Paint and take proactive measures to phase out lead in paint.
Union Pacific Oil transportation by rail Praxis Growth Index Fund (0.51%), Praxis Value Index Fund (0.38%) Request that company address safety issues related to increased transportation of crude oil. Learn more.
CVS Safe chemicals policy Praxis Growth Index Fund (1.35%), Praxis Value Index Fund (0.47%) Ask for company to provide regular updates on measures taken to identify and remove chemicals of concern from products. Learn more.

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Modern slavery

 
Kroger Human rights and labor recruitment practices Praxis Growth Index Fund (0.10%), Praxis Value Index Fund (0.61%) Ask company to strengthen its supplier code of conduct and hire more staff to enforce it.

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Barry Callebaut Child labor in cocoa supply chain Praxis Impact Bond Fund (0.25%) Request company address child labor concerns through farmer programs, certification schemes and government collaboration. Learn more.
Hershey Child labor in cocoa supply chain Praxis Growth Index Fund (0.25%) Request company address child labor concerns through farmer programs, certification schemes and government collaboration. Learn more.
Mondelez Child slavery in cocoa supply chain Praxis Growth Index Fund (0.28%), Praxis Value Index Fund (0.75%) Request company address child labor concerns through farmer programs, certification schemes and government collaboration. Learn more.

 

Responsibility issues

 
ConocoPhillips Oil development and indigenous rights Praxis Growth Index Fund (1.72%), Praxis Impact Bond Fund (0.28%) Ask company to adopt free, prior, and informed consent principles and community engagement in extraction areas. Learn more.

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Comcast Lobbying transparency Praxis Growth Index Fund (0.94%), Praxis Value Index Fund (0.66%), Praxis Impact Bond Fund (0.13%) Encourage company to disclose its policy for political lobbying, payments made for lobbying and membership in associations that write and endorse model legislation.
Alphabet Lobbying transparency Praxis Growth Index Fund (2.10%) Ask the company to disclosure its policy for political lobbying, payments made for lobbying and membership in associations that write and endorse model legislation.

*Fund holdings listed are as of Dec. 31, 2015, and are subject to change. To obtain holdings as of the most previous quarter, please visit the Praxis Mutual Funds section of our website.
**Formerly named Praxis Intermediate Income Fund.
You should consider the fund’s investment objectives, risks and charges and expenses carefully before you invest. The fund’s prospectus contains this and other information. Call (800) 977-2947 or visit praxismutualfunds.com for a prospectus, which you should read carefully before you invest. Praxis Mutual Funds are advised by Everence Capital Management and distributed through BHIL Distributors Inc. member FINRA/SIPC. Investment products offered are not FDIC insured, may lose value, and have no bank guarantee.