New Follow This resolution test case for Shell’s new course

December 22nd, 2017|

Summary

  • Follow This files new shareholder resolution (attached)
  • We anticipate support of Shell and its shareholders for this resolution, for the following reasons:
    1. Shell changed course in response to the previous resolution
    2. Follow This has solved all practical objections to the previous resolution (see paragraph “changes” of the […]

62 % shareholders: ExxonMobil, report on climate change

May 31st, 2017|

“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 […]

Shareholders encourage Shell to take green turn

May 23rd, 2017|

“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 […]

Jeremy Leggett becomes an ambassador of Follow This

May 17th, 2017|

Follow This is proud to announce that Jeremy Leggett, entrepreneur, writer, and chair of SolarAid, will be its ambassador to the UK. “Jeremy left a lucrative career in the oil industry to become a renewable energy visionary,” says Mark van Baal, “and should therefore be an example for Shell.”

“It’s time […]

Shell confirms new shareholders’ resolution by Follow This

December 23rd, 2016|

PRESS RELEASE – Shell has confirmed that the new shareholders’ resolution by Follow This will be put to a vote at the shareholders’ meeting in May 2017. You can read the new text via this link.

In this resolution, shareholders ask Shell to take the lead in the energy transition […]