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ExxonMobil Seeks to Limit Shareholder Action on Climate Change

ExxonMobil is trying to exclude a climate change proposal from this year’s proxy ballot, and if the oil and gas giant succeeds, its…
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Shareholder Activists Tackle Methane Emissions

2015 was a big year for shareholder activism against oil and gas companies. Less than a month in, 2016 is looking like it…
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Ceres CEO: Forget Bleeding Hearts, Pursestrings Will Win Paris

"What makes this Paris set of discussions different than any before is that the financial leadership and corporate leadership are here in strength,…
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How Some Long-Term Investors are Fighting for Sustainability

Last week, Ceres released an illuminating analysis of how some major companies are responding to shareholder engagement on environmental, social and governance (ESG)…
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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…