Between The Lines #11: Civex In the News & Advocate Proxy Filings

Civex in the press

  • Thank you to Design Rush for recognizing the design and UI of our app created in partnership with the amazing ELEKS team!
  • Click here to read the full article.  In the meantime, here are a few highlights:
    • The “Civex App Design Is Intuitive, Clean and Modern.
    • Its app design is extremely intuitive and clean, taking the potential confusion and worry away, right from the get-go.
    • While most apps in the banking & finance industry opt for a user-centric approach, that doesn’t necessarily mean the eye-pleasing design is far behind. Civex app may look basic at first glance, but its minimal and modern UI, combined with ample negative space and the on-brand palette ensure effortless and clearly outlined navigation.
    • Civex is architected and built with scalability in mind to accommodate the company’s growth plan for the years ahead and that future is truly something to look forward to.
    • Civex’s distinct SaaS-styled illustrations adorn almost every screen, but they also embody the company’s business credo — reliability, trustworthiness and transparency. On-brand green and orange complement each other beautifully, accentuating various buttons and actions.
    • Partnering with ELEKS, Civex rapidly delivered a solid and consistently designed mobile app that utilizes the latest design trends to ease, inform and pull new users along the actionable investment journey, increasing the company’s credibility. This app is a seamless extension of the brand making the entire experience seamless and cohesive.”

Recent proxy votes led by Civex Advocate Partners

  • Investors Call for Improved Worker Rights Policy at Norfolk Southern
    • Various ICCR members and shareholders of Norfolk Southern say the lack of a paid sick leave benefit endangers workers’ and public health, and creates systemic risks for both the transportation sector and the broader economy. Shareholders announced they have filed proposals at Norfolk Southern Corporation requesting that they adopt an employer-paid sick leave (PSL) policy as a standard, perennial benefit. Click here to read more.
  • Amazon Shareholders File Resolution For Independent Customer Due Diligence Report
    • IASJ members and Amazon shareholders led by American Baptist Home Mission Societies filed a resolution for the business to commission an independent, third-party report of Amazon’s customer due diligence processes, known in other sectors as “Know Your Customer (KYC)” due diligence.
    • In the resolution, shareholders cite concerns around Amazon Web Services being used by governments with a history of human rights abuses, and to enable mass global surveillance. Click  here to read more.
  • Shareholders in Favor of Improving Corporate Governance at Apple
    •’s CEO, Jim McRitchie, asks the board of directors to amend its “Proxy Access for Director Nominations” bylaw. Current proxy access bylaws restrict Shareholder Nominees to 20% of directors rounded down to the nearest whole number. Therefore, Apple allows shareholders to nominate only one director, given the current board size.
    • Rather than addressing one shareholder issue at a time, it would be better if shareholders could nominate directors with independent input on ALL major issues. 
    • Apple is generally at the forefront. However, Apple is a laggard, a distinct outlier in providing shareholders a voice on the Board.”  Click here to read more.