The oil industry can make or break the Paris Climate Agreement. The goal of the symposium is to discuss how shareholders can support oil and gas companies to contribute to the goal of the Paris Climate Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5 to 2°C. We will discuss […]
BP and Equinor under more pressure than Shell to set targets for all emissions, thanks to investors who supported the Follow This climate resolutions
We thank all the investors who supported the Follow This climate resolutions at BP and Equinor, in particular the majority of the biggest Dutch investors (table above).
Thanks to these investors, the boards of BP and Equinor received a strong signal to assume responsibility for all their emissions, including […]
Investors Face Crucial Question at Oil Majors’ AGMs:
Scope 3 or Not Scope 3?
A year ago, sixty of the world’slargest investors urged the oil and gas industryto “take responsibility for all of its emissions”in an open letterin the Financial Times, just a few days before Shell’s 2018 AGM.A year later, […]
Five oil majors face same climate resolutions at AGMs in 2019
Follow This has filed a climate resolution for Norwegian oil major Equinor (formerly Statoil). The resolution is identical to resolutions already filed for BP and Shell, and similar to resolutions for ExxonMobil and Chevron, which Follow This has co-filed. All […]
Saker Nusseibeh (CEO Hermes Investment Management), Narina Mnatsakanian (Kempen Capital Management), Jeremy Leggett (SolarAid), Catherine Howarth (ShareAction), Ben Pimcombe (PRI), Mark Lewis (TCFD), Adam Matthews (Church of England), and Mark van Baal (Follow This) will discuss shareholder engagement and shareholder resolutions in the oil industry.
Central question: How […]
- Follow This files new shareholder resolution (attached)
- We anticipate support of Shell and its shareholders for this resolution, for the following reasons:
- Shell changed course in response to the previous resolution
- Follow This has solved all practical objections to the previous resolution (see paragraph “changes” of the […]
“first step towards taking action”
31 May 2017 – At the ExxonMobil AGM 62 % of the shareholders voted in favour of a resolution asking the oil company to report on the consequences of climate change for its way of doing business (*). The board of directors […]
“Are we the last generation shareholders?” asked Mark van Baal at the beginning of his speech.
Today 6.2 percent (representing 6.3 billion euros) of the shareholders voted for the green Shell resolution of Follow This. This resolution asks Shell to commit to the Paris climate agreement. In comparison […]
Some leading investors are already backing Follow This resolution, uncovers Responsible Investor, a global news service for institutional investor.
Summary, read the complete story here
A shareholder resolution calling on Royal Dutch Shell to set greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets, promoted by the NGO Follow This, has seen growing […]