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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.

New ExxonMobil methane leakage study aims at coal

ExxonMobil Aims to Prove Gas is Cleaner Than Coal

ExxonMobil has had a horrible four-week run in the aftermath of its Pegasus pipeline break in Arkansas, but a just-published greenhouse gas emissions…
oil spill

Media Quiet on Arkansas Spill as Keystone Hangs in the Balance

As the whole world watches and waits to see if President Obama is going to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, no one is…
Carbon pollution

Why We Need A Price on Carbon

Last week, ThinkProgress posted a video that talked about how the storms, wildfires, droughts, and “weather on steroids” that are being caused by…

ALEC Now Looking to Teach Climate Denial in Schools

Just when it seemed that ALEC could go no lower than trying to do away with clean energy, they have turned their attention…
Obama, Boehner, Biden, and Congress

The Resurrection: The Carbon Tax Returns?

President Obama’s reelection has shifted the Congressional debate to the most immediate issue concerning Congress: “the fiscal cliff.” And, a carbon tax? A…

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…
Vote 4 Energy

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…

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…

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.…

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?

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…

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…

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,…

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…