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Money managers: the new warriors of climate change

28 december 2018|

Financial Times

When an activist shareholder group last year launched a campaign to force Royal Dutch Shell to set hard targets for cutting carbon emissions, just 6 per cent of those eligible to vote backed the plan.

Yet within months Shell had announced an “ambition” to halve its carbon footprint by 2050, […]

Activist Investor Tries To Force Change At Oil Companies

24 december 2018|

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Mark van Baal (@markfjvanbaal), founder of the Dutch activist investor group Follow This.

Last week’s report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change called for reducing investments in fossil fuels by about a quarter. That is an idea that oil companies have pushed […]

Follow This and ACCR file climate proposal at Norway’s state-backed Equinor

21 december 2018|

Responsible Investor | by Carlos Tornero

Follow This, the group known for filing climate resolutions at Shell, and the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility, have co-filed a shareholder proposal at Equinor, the oil firm formerly known as Statoil that is majority owned by the Norwegian state.

The proposal follows on the heels […]

Klimaatactivistische aandeelhouder meldt zich bij BP

11 december 2018|

Nu.nl | 11 december 2018

Na Shell krijgt ook het Britse bedrijf BP een klimaatresolutie van vereniging Follow This aan zijn broek. Het is voor het eerst dat de klimaatactivistische aandeelhouder zich op een andere oliemaatschappij richt.

Follow This koopt aandelen in de gas- en oliemaatschappijen zodat de vereniging resoluties kan indienen.

De […]

BP Targeted With First Shareholder Resolution on Climate Goals

10 december 2018|

New York Times | 10 december 2018

Pressure on oil companies to tackle climate change is growing after an activist group for the first time filed a shareholder resolution urging BP to set hard targets for reducing overall carbon emissions.

Follow This, a Dutch organisation that spearheaded a number of climate shareholder […]

Hoe de actiegroep de oliereus Shell bijstuurt

10 december 2018|

NRC | 10 december 2018

De pensioenwereld en Shell, die zich elk voorstaan op hun langetermijnstrategie, hebben ontdekt dat zij parallelle belangen hebben. Een langetermijnvisie is echter vaak gratuit en vrijblijvend zonder concrete kortlopende doelstellingen.

En juist dáár neemt de druk al een tijdje toe. Van de beleggers op Shell. Van de Nederlandse […]

BP faces shareholder challenge over carbon targets

10 december 2018|

The Guardian | 10 december 2018

BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil face a shareholder challenge to set carbon targets in line with the Paris climate agreement, as a green group seeks to repeat its success in pressuring Shell to set environmental benchmarks.

When Shell’s chief executive, Ben van Beurden, laid out an ambitious […]

BP, Shell to Face New Shareholder Challenge Over Climate in 2019

10 december 2018|

Bloomberg | 10 december 2018

The activists who rankled Royal Dutch Shell Plc by filing climate-change resolutions for three straight years now are targeting other oil majors.

Follow This, a Dutch group that accumulates shares in oil companies in order to press them over greenhouse gas emissions, has filed another resolution against Shell […]

Shell activist group Follow This targets BP with climate resolution

10 december 2018|

Responsible Investor | 10 december 2018

Follow This, the share-owing campaign group, has filed a climate resolution at UK oil and gas major BP, on the same terms as the one it filed at Shell for the fourth time this year, as reported last week by RI.

It’s the first time Netherlands-based […]

Follow This wil na Shell ook andere oliemaatschappijen vergroenen

10 december 2018|

Trouw | 10 december 2018

Voor de aandeelhoudersvergaderingen van Shell en BP zijn door Follow This inmiddels al nieuwe klimaatresoluties ingediend. Bij Shell is dat voor de vierde keer gedaan, namens ruim 4300 aandeelhouders. Sinds vorig jaar heeft Shell een klimaatbeleid op papier gezet, afgelopen week kondigde de Brits-Nederlandse oliemaatschappij aan […]