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 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 […]

December 10th, 2018|Categories: In the media|

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 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 […]

December 10th, 2018|Categories: In the media|

BP faces shareholder challenge over carbon targets

The Guardian | 10 Dec 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 […]

December 10th, 2018|Categories: In the media|

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 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 […]

December 10th, 2018|Categories: In the media|

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 annual meeting next year over its response to global warming, escalating a campaign that has forced rival Royal Dutch Shell to commit to reducing its carbon emissions.

A Netherlands-based group called Follow This filed a […]

December 9th, 2018|Categories: In the media|

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 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 […]

December 9th, 2018|Categories: In the media|

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 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 […]

January 19th, 2018|Categories: news, symposium|

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 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 […]
December 22nd, 2017|Categories: news, press release|

Follow This in Late Night Show Pauw

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

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 news program of public broadcasting company NOS.
October 16th, 2017|Categories: In the media|