BP targeted with first shareholder resolution on climate goals

December 9th, 2018|

Reuters | 9 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 resolutions at […]

Follow This in Late Night Show Pauw

October 16th, 2017|

Pauw | 16 October 2017
Mark van Baal and Follow This supporter Jort Kelder are guests in the leading Dutch late-night talk show.

Follow This at Shell AGM in News at Ten

October 16th, 2017|

NOS Journaal | 16 October 2017
Item about Follow This in the NOS Journaal, the national Dutch news program of public broadcasting company NOS.

Activist investor ramps up pressure on Shell to act on climate change

January 13th, 2017|

By Karolin Schaps in London and Thomas Escritt in Amsterdam

Oil major Royal Dutch Shell is facing rising pressure from shareholders to shield its business from climate change threats and to play a bigger role in lowering global carbon emissions.

Activist shareholder group Follow This, representing some of Shell’s retail shareholders, will […]

Follow This on BBC radio

December 12th, 2016|

Listen to an interview with Mark van Baal, founder of Follow This, at BBC Worldservice, after Shell’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), May 24th, 2016.

Follow This is a movement of green shareholders in Shell who want Shell to take the lead in the energy transition to […]

Follow This in eight-o’clock news

December 12th, 2016|

Watch Follow This in the eight-o’clock news (English subtitles).

Follow This feature

December 12th, 2016|

Watch a portrait of the Follow This team in EenVandaag (English subtitles).

Modern activism changing Shell from the inside

February 16th, 2016|

September 2015 | Always wanted to influence decision making in one of the largest firms in the world? Become a shareholder with a vision for Shell! Anyone with an iDEAL or PayPal account is only one easy click away from membership of this unique movement in Amsterdam, also known as […]

Divestment campaigns

February 16th, 2016|

Investors are being pressed to sell their holdings in coal, oil and gas

Economist, June 27th 2015

ON JUNE 1st a pressure group called “Reclaim the Power” organised a day of action against the energy industry in Britain, including blockades of offices, protests at art galleries sponsored by […]

Follow This in The Guardian

February 16th, 2016|

Climate change dominates marathon Shell annual meeting

Oil firm faces barrage of questions on commitment to battling global warming despite backing resolution passed by shareholders requiring it to take action

Sean Farrell

Tuesday 19 May 2015 18.53 BST

Shell shareholders have voted through a resolution requiring it to test its business against international goals […]