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Money managers: the new warriors of climate change

Financial Times

When an activist shareholder group last year launched a campaign to force Royal Dutch Shell […]

  • NPR Here and now

Activist Investor Tries To Force Change At Oil Companies

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Mark van Baal (@markfjvanbaal), founder of the Dutch activist […]

  • Responsible investor oil platform

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

Responsible Investor | by Carlos Tornero

Follow This, the group known for filing climate resolutions at Shell, […]

  • 5 oil companies with climate resolutions in 2019

Follow This files fifth climate resolution at Equinor

Five oil majors face same climate resolutions at AGMs in 2019

Follow This has filed a climate […]

  • New York Times

BP Targeted With First Shareholder Resolution on Climate Goals

New York Times | 10 December 2018

Pressure on oil companies to tackle climate change is growing […]

  • Bloomberg

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

Bloomberg | 10 december 2018

The activists who rankled Royal Dutch Shell Plc by filing climate-change resolutions for […]

  • Guardian BP

BP faces shareholder challenge over carbon targets

The Guardian | 10 Dec 2018

BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil face a shareholder challenge to set carbon […]

  • Responsible investor

Shell activist group Follow This targets BP with climate resolution

Responsible Investor | 10 december 2018

Follow This, the share-owing campaign group, has filed a climate resolution […]

  • Financial Times oil platform

Activist group targets BP over slow response to global warming

Financial Times | 9 december 2018

An activist shareholder group will target BP at the oil major’s […]

  • Reuters

BP targeted with first shareholder resolution on climate goals

Reuters | 9 december 2018

Pressure on oil companies to tackle climate change is growing after an […]

  • SY1801 symposium London (3)

How can investors support oil majors to commit to Paris?

Saker Nusseibeh (CEO Hermes Investment Management), Narina Mnatsakanian (Kempen Capital Management), Jeremy Leggett (SolarAid), Catherine Howarth (ShareAction), Ben Pimcombe (PRI), Mark […]

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

Summary

Follow This files new shareholder resolution (attached)
We anticipate support of Shell and its shareholders for this […]

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Follow This in Late Night Show Pauw

Pauw | 16 October 2017

Mark van Baal and Follow This supporter Jort Kelder are guests in […]

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Follow This at Shell AGM in News at Ten

NOS Journaal | 16 October 2017

Item about Follow This in the NOS Journaal, the national Dutch […]

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62 % shareholders: ExxonMobil, report on climate change

“first step towards taking action”

31 May 2017 – At the ExxonMobil AGM 62 % of the […]

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Shareholders encourage Shell to take green turn

“Are we the last generation shareholders?” asked Mark van Baal at the beginning of his speech.

Today […]

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Jeremy Leggett becomes an ambassador of Follow This

Follow This is proud to announce that Jeremy Leggett, entrepreneur, writer, and chair of SolarAid, will […]

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Responsible Investor: support builds for climate proposal at Shell

Some leading investors are already backing Follow This resolution, uncovers Responsible Investor, a global news service […]

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“Investors, help Shell to win back our trust”

April 20th, Shell will advise its shareholders whether to vote for or against a green shareholders’ […]

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

By Karolin Schaps in London and Thomas Escritt in Amsterdam

Oil major Royal Dutch Shell is facing […]

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Shell confirms new shareholders’ resolution by Follow This

PRESS RELEASE – Shell has confirmed that the new shareholders’ resolution by Follow This will be […]

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Shareholder resolution 2017

Resolution at 2017 AGM of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”)
SPECIAL RESOLUTION
Coordinated by Follow This
Shareholder Resolution

Shareholders support […]

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Follow This on BBC radio

Listen to an interview with Mark van Baal, founder of Follow This, at BBC Worldservice, after […]

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Follow This in eight-o’clock news

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

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Follow This feature

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

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Shell to cut back investment by half

PRESS RELEASE Shell will be investing 25 billion dollars in 2017, according to quarterly financial figures published […]

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Shareholders send clear green signal to Shell

Shell received a clear signal from its shareholders to invest more in renewables, during the AGM […]

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Shell announces large-scale investments in renewables

Strategy and outlook in Annual Report 2015: “Reflecting the long-term trend in demand growth for lower-carbon […]

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Shareholder resolution by Follow This

Resolution at 2016 AGM of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”)
SPECIAL RESOLUTION
Coordinated by Follow This
Shareholder resolution
Shell will […]

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Ben van Beurden and Mark Campanale about the Paris climate deal

The response of Shell CEO Ben van Beurden to the climate deal in Paris. Mark Campanale […]

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Follow This votes against Shell’s acquisition of the BG Group

At Shell’s special shareholder’s meeting, January 26th 2016, by Mark van Baal

Mr. chairman, mr. Van Beurden,

In […]

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Follow This: 1.8 million euros

20 December 2015 | Our numbers are growing. The most important steps in recent weeks were:

With […]

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Shell at the End of the Oil Age

Shell’s departure from the Arctic is a very significant event in the global energy picture, writes […]

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Bill Gates: “Innovating to zero CO2!”

Why the fossil era must end as soon as possible? Bill Gates explains it using a […]

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Modern activism changing Shell from the inside

September 2015 | Always wanted to influence decision making in one of the largest firms in […]

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Energy producing car

A team of students of the Technical University Eindhoven designed and constructed a car that generates […]

  • Climate-Case

Four Impacts of Climate Case

According to Emily J. Gertz, associate editor for environment and wildlife TakePart, magazine for people who […]

  • Economist

Divestment campaigns

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

Economist, June 27th 2015

ON […]

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Follow This in The Guardian

Climate change dominates marathon Shell annual meeting

Oil firm faces barrage of questions on commitment to battling […]

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Follow This at Shell’s shareholders meeting

May 2015 | Listen to Mark van Baal of Follow This who asks Shell to change […]

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Energy Train

Are you ready to jump on the energy train? Floating train at 2000 km/h set to […]

  • BNR

Follow this op BNR Nieuwsradio

Maandag 23 maart 15:30 was follow this te gast bij BNR Duurzaam.

Luister op: http://www.bnr.nl/radio/bnr-duurzaam/111098-1503/23-03-2015-bnr-duurzaam/BINARY/%5B23-03-2015%5D+BNR+Duurzaam.mp3?download

http://www.bnr.nl/radio/bnr-duurzaam/

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Follow this geeft gastcollege op Intercollege business school

Op 24 maart geeft follow this een gastcollege op Intercollege Business School.

Gastcollege Mark van Baal

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Follow this vertelt haar verhaal op de discussieavond ABP fossiel vrij

Dinsdagavond 17 maart overhandigde een groep pensioendeelnemers de petitie ‘ABPfossielvrij’ aan het bestuur van het ABP […]

  • Ben van Beurden

Ben van Beurden (de directeur van Shell) over de overgang naar duurzame energie:

“There is actually no problem that we cannot solve.”
“It is very important that we keep pace […]

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100 % elektrische auto’s en 100 % zonne-energie in 2030

Tony Seba voorspelt 100 % elektrische auto’s en 100 % zonne-energie in 2030 (“misschien eerder”)

Seba praat wat […]

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De pensioenfondsen: duurzaam is het credo, maar fossiel blijft in het pakket

Pensioenfondsen hebben de mond vol van duurzaam en voor de lange termijn beleggen. FD Energie Pro […]

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Innovatiemantra Shell klinkt zachter als het over duurzame energie gaat

Shell wil het concurrerendste en innovatiefste energiebedrijf ter wereld zijn. Op het terrein van duurzame energie, […]

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Gevestigde orde laat zich vaak verrassen door innovatie

Nokia werd verrast door de smartphone. De meeste paardenkoetsiers zagen de T-Ford niet aankomen. Kodak zag […]

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Innovatie

Het zijn vaak de experts en de insiders die ontwrichtende innovatie (disruptive innovation) ontkennen. Hier zijn een […]

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Wat kan de olie-industrie leren van de elektriciteitssector?

Iedereen die iets van bedrijfskunde weet, kent de BCG-matrix die producten of diensten simpelweg in vier […]