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Majority of BP Shareholders Vote For Climate Change Resolution

An overwhelming majority (98 percent) of shareholders voted for a resolution on climate change at a BP annual general meeting held on April…
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CSR and Financial Performance Linked, Moskowitz Prize-Winning Scholar Reveals

Caroline Flammer, assistant professor in general management at Ivey Business School at Western University (London, Ontario), was recently named the 2013 Moskowitz Prize…
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Humane Society Pressures Tyson Foods to Drop Pork Gestation Crates

The Humane Society has joined forces with a green investment firm and a Methodist Church to pressure the world’s second-largest pork producer to…
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Study Shows Most Investors Don’t Support Climate-Related Shareholder Resolutions

A new study from Ceres shows that while many investors might say they view climate change as a material concern, when it comes…
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McDonald’s Shareholders Vote on Marketing Unwholesome Food

A resolution at the McDonald's annual shareholder meeting today will seek to prevent the fast food giant from marketing unhealthy food to children.…
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5 Quick Ways to Identify a Responsible Company

Is there a quickly way to know if a company is responsible or not? While we can’t say the answer is positive for…
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The Energy Agenda of the 2013 Proxy Season

It is proxy season again. This is the time of the year when shareholder activism gets public attention with investors trying to help…
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McDonald’s Shareholders Swat Away Resolution Demanding Nutrition Report

McDonald’s shareholders yesterday overwhelmingly voted against a shareholder proposal that pushed the fast food titan to undertake a nutrition report of the company’s…
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Shareholder Resolutions Flourish at JP Morgan Meeting

As an advocate of shareholder activism, I seldom see more than one or two shareholder proposals on proxy statements. However, yesterday’s JP Morgan…
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Largest U.S. Mutual Funds Not Passing Climate Change Resolutions

Although the three largest mutual fund companies in the U.S. (American Funds, Fidelity and Vanguard) voted on a number of shareholder resolutions related…
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Shareholder Resolution Filed With Duke Energy Expresses Growing Concern Over Coal

The shareholder advocacy group As You Sow is asking that Duke disclose plans on how they will deal with coal price volatility and…
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Citi CEO Latest to Get Slapped With “Say On Pay” No Vote

Citi’s Vikram Pandit is the first CEO in the banking industry to be told “no” for a raise under the Dodd-Frank "Say on…
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2012 Shareholder Resolutions Address Corporate Political Power

For decades shareholder advocates have been changing corporate behavior from the inside. They have challenged companies and shown them that doing good is…
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Shareholder Resolutions Receive Record Levels of Support in 2011

You may have not noticed , but the 2011 proxy season is practically over. In the past, most companies would not notice either…
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SEC Rules Bob Evans’ Proxy Must Include Animal Cruelty Resolution

By Kristie Middleton The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ruled last week against Columbus, Ohio-based restaurant chain Bob Evans, requiring the company to…