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The Retreat of Exxon and the Oil Majors Won’t Stop Fossil Fuel

The Retreat of Exxon and the Oil Majors Won’t Stop Fossil Fuel

Bloomberg - National oil champions are likely to fill the gap left by private-sector players—meaning emissions won't shrink as fast as the supermajors. The supermajors — a group that, in addition to Exxon and Chevron, includes BP Plc, Royal Dutch Shell Plc,...

Dutch court: Shell must cut emissions by 45% by 2030 in landmark case

Dutch court: Shell must cut emissions by 45% by 2030 in landmark case

CNBC — A Dutch court on Wednesday ruled oil giant Royal Dutch Shell must reduce its carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 from 2019 levels. The landmark ruling comes at a time when the world’s largest corporate emitters are under immense pressure to set short, medium and...

ExxonMobil and Chevron braced for showdown over climate

ExxonMobil and Chevron braced for showdown over climate

The Guardian - Battle billed as key test of shareholder resolve to push for more climate action from major polluters. US oil giants ExxonMobil and Chevron are braced for a shareholder showdown later on Wednesday with climate activists and disgruntled institutional...

Climate activist shareholders to target US oil giant Chevron

Climate activist shareholders to target US oil giant Chevron

The Guardian - Follow This leads investor rebellions demanding reduced carbon emissions to tackle global heating The climate activist shareholder group that has led investor rebellions at Shell and BP will next week target the US oil major Chevron, with demands to set...

“A great day for the fight against climate change”

“A great day for the fight against climate change”

Watch our immediate response to the doubling in votes for the Follow This climate resolution at the virtual Shell AGM in Nieuwsuur. Mark van Baal: "shareholders are now taking a stand and tell Shell: 'you need to take the lead'. You have our support to change now, and...

Shell faces shareholder rebellion over fossil fuel production

Shell faces shareholder rebellion over fossil fuel production

The Guardian - Shell has faced a significant shareholder rebellion on a vote calling for the oil company to set firm targets to wind down fossil fuel production. A shareholder resolution calling for the Anglo-Dutch company to set binding carbon emissions reduction...

Shell shareholders increase pressure for further climate action

Shell shareholders increase pressure for further climate action

Reuters - Royal Dutch Shell shareholders overwhelmingly backed the company’s energy transition strategy on Tuesday, but increased support for a second climate resolution filed by an activist group pointed to growing pressure to tackle climate change. A second...

Eco investors turn up the heat on Shell over climate target

Eco investors turn up the heat on Shell over climate target

The Guardian - Voting at the oil giant’s annual meeting this week could see Follow This activists making trouble over emissions. Shell is braced for its largest climate rebellion this week as shareholders face the choice between backing the oil giant’s carbon-cutting...

Advisory firm PIRC slams Shell on climate strategy before AGM

Advisory firm PIRC slams Shell on climate strategy before AGM

Reuters - Shareholder advisory PIRC recommended investors vote against Shell's non-binding resolution on its energy transition strategy on Tuesday, setting up a showdown at its annual general meeting next week. The Pensions & Investment Research Consultants...

BP shareholders reject proposals to reduce climate emissions

BP shareholders reject proposals to reduce climate emissions

The Independent - Just 21% in favour of resolution by activist investors proposing tougher emissions targets. BP shareholders have voted down proposals for tougher emissions targets, which aims to limit global warming to well below 2C compared to pre-industrial...

ConocoPhillips shareholders back proposal to set Scope 3 targets

ConocoPhillips shareholders back proposal to set Scope 3 targets

Reuters - A majority of shareholders at U.S. oil and gas producer ConocoPhillips on Tuesday voted in favor of setting emissions reduction targets that include the use of the company’s fuels. The shareholder measure passed by 58%. “Conoco cannot ignore this request...

58% of ConocoPhillips investors vote in favor of Follow This proposal

58% of ConocoPhillips investors vote in favor of Follow This proposal

Bloomberg | A majority of ConocoPhillips investors rebuffed the company’s board to back a full-scope emissions reductions target at its annual meeting today, according to the environmental group that filed the proposal. 58% of investors voted in favor the proposal by...