RI: Oil majors’ promises need a reality check

RI: Oil majors’ promises need a reality check

“Each of them wants to remain a fossil fuel giant, only not look like one,” said Van Baal. “Apparently far more pressure from society and responsible investors is needed to make oil executives see the writing on the wall.” According to a report from Oil Change...

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Equinor aims for net zero emissions by 2050

Equinor aims for net zero emissions by 2050

Reuters: Mark van Baal, head of Dutch activist group Follow This, said Equinor’s targets seem the most ambitious in the industry, but its plans to produce more oil and gas this decade contradict the goals of the Paris climate agreement. “It’s like reaching for the...

Interview with Follow This about the oil crisis and the climate crisis

Interview with Follow This about the oil crisis and the climate crisis

The oil price has collapsed, and Shell is having to take drastic steps: sweeping layoffs and for the first time since World War II a lower dividend payout to the shareholders of the British/Dutch multinational. One of those shareholders is here with me in the studio....

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Influential investor group demands ‘net-zero’ targets

Influential investor group demands ‘net-zero’ targets

Climate Action 100+, the influential investor group whose 518 members include BlackRock and Pimco, has written to the world’s largest greenhouse gas-emitting companies to demand they put in place a “net-zero strategy” for 2050 or earlier. The organisation, which...

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Keynote tijdens Building Holland – Nederlands

Keynote tijdens Building Holland – Nederlands

Keynote van Mark van Baal tijdens Building Holland congres 2020. We kunnen klimaatverandering alleen stoppen door ervoor te zorgen dat de olie-industrie van koers verandert, te beginnen bij Shell,” zegt Mark van Baal (Den Haag, 1968). Daarom begon hij drie jaar...

Keynote at Building Holland

Keynote at Building Holland

We can only stop climate change, when we make sure the oil industry changes course. That’s why we started Follow This, a movement of green shareholders in oil and gas companies. Our mission: shareholders compel these companies to join the Paris Climate Agreement and...

RI: Oil majors’ promises need a reality check

RI: Oil majors’ promises need a reality check

“Each of them wants to remain a fossil fuel giant, only not look like one,” said Van Baal. “Apparently far more pressure from society and responsible investors is needed to make oil executives see the writing on the wall.” According to a report from Oil Change...

Keynote tijdens Building Holland – Nederlands

Keynote tijdens Building Holland – Nederlands

Keynote van Mark van Baal tijdens Building Holland congres 2020. We kunnen klimaatverandering alleen stoppen door ervoor te zorgen dat de olie-industrie van koers verandert, te beginnen bij Shell,” zegt Mark van Baal (Den Haag, 1968). Daarom begon hij drie jaar...

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Keynote at Building Holland

Keynote at Building Holland

We can only stop climate change, when we make sure the oil industry changes course. That’s why we started Follow This, a movement of green shareholders in oil and gas companies. Our mission: shareholders compel these companies to join the Paris Climate Agreement and...

RI: Oil majors’ promises need a reality check

RI: Oil majors’ promises need a reality check

“Each of them wants to remain a fossil fuel giant, only not look like one,” said Van Baal. “Apparently far more pressure from society and responsible investors is needed to make oil executives see the writing on the wall.” According to a report from Oil Change...

Equinor aims for net zero emissions by 2050

Equinor aims for net zero emissions by 2050

Reuters: Mark van Baal, head of Dutch activist group Follow This, said Equinor’s targets seem the most ambitious in the industry, but its plans to produce more oil and gas this decade contradict the goals of the Paris climate agreement. “It’s like reaching for the...

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