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Exxon Mobil: CSR and Sustainability News

Exxon Mobil Corporation, or ExxonMobil, is an American multinational oil and gas corporation. The Exxon Mobil Corporation headquarters is located in Irving, Texas. ExxonMobil markets products around the world under the brands of Exxon, Mobil, and Esso.

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ALEC Looking to Turn the Clock Back on Renewables

The Electricity Freedom Act is nothing more than a shameless attempt to repeal Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation in any and all of…
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Big Oil Spends Big Cash Opposing Obama

Unlike 2008, this year big oil outspend cleantech by four to one when it comes to TV ads. What caused this change in…
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ExxonMobil’s 2011 Citizenship Report Shows Profit-Above-All Mentality Hasn’t Changed

Exxon's new citizenship report provides a detailed and quite transparent review of the environmental and social impacts of its operations. Unlike other oil…
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Which Firms Should You Trust?

There are four groups of quantifiable metrics a HIP investor can use to evaluate companies on Trust: 1. Agreeing to be interviewed 2.…
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Shareholders Press Oil & Gas Companies on Fracking

Investor groups, coordinated by Ceres, announced they've filed shareholder resolutions with Exxon-Mobil, Chevron, Chesapeake Energy, ConocoPhillips and 14 other oil and gas companies,…

Let’s Start by Getting Rid of Oil Subsidies

How can the US government possibly consider taxing carbon when they’re still subsidizing oil? Isn’t this an obvious contradiction?
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ExxonMobil Shareholders Ask for Disclosure on Tar Sands Investments

Green Century Capital Management filed a shareholder resolution with ExxonMobil to disclose information about its investments in Canadian oil sands (commonly called tar…
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Oil, Money, and Influence, Continued

I was surprised at how some people took exception to last week’s post which covered the story from Carbon Brief about how nine…
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Senate Holds Hearing on Big Oil Tax Breaks

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing yesterday on tax breaks for the nation’s top five oil companies: Chevron, Shell, ConocoPhillips, BP America,…
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Nine Out of Ten Top Climate Deniers Linked to ExxonMobil

Today’s story probably won’t come as a big surprise to anyone, but in an era where unsubstantiated assertions fly through the news media…

SEC Decides in Favor of Corporate Transparency

Green investing and big corporations are not mutually exclusive, but it is impossible to make an informed investment decision when corporations fail to…
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Solar Sister Partners with ExxonMobil to Bring Light to Rural Uganda

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to meet with Katherine Lucey, founder of Solar Sister, and Eva Walusimbi, one of the first…
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International Women’s Day Spotlights Growing Support for Women Worldwide

International Women’s Day was first celebrated in Europe in 1911. In the years since, it has become a global day to celebrate the achievements…
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Sexism Isn’t Cool, Even in the Name of Renewable Power

Do we need to objectify women to sell green products? According to John B., founder and owner of Renewable Girls (RG), and the…

Exxon’s “Frack Attack” and What Shareholders May Do About It

By Michael Passoff, Senior Program Director at As You Sow ExxonMobil believes in public disclosure regarding its use of toxic chemicals. Either that,…