Want to save the planet? Buy shares in Shell and tell them what to do

This is Money | 14 August 2019

Why some investors buy shares in companies like Shell – so they can tell them how to behave

From flying less, to cutting down on plastic, many of us are trying to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

And, when it comes to green investment, most people assume they must back funds and firms that have robust ethical credentials.

However, there is a growing movement where savers who want to combat climate change invest a small amount of money in the very companies eco-activists traditionally rail against, such as fossil fuel giants Shell and BP.

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