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Jul 23
2010

A bumper crop of shareholder resolutions about climate change

Posted by annearf in shareholder resolutionsinvestorscomplianceclimate change

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Looks like shareholder resolutions about climate change and energy-related issues have finally made the big time. 

 In 2010, investors filed a record 101 climate and energy-related resolutions with 88 US and Canadian companies. That was almost 50 percent higher than last year, according to Ceres, a nonprofit group that works on sustainability issues.

Jun 30
2010

Corporate social responsibility gains more traction

Posted by SherylNash01 in shareholder resolutionsgovernanceESGcorporate social responsibilitycareer/management

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The current proxy season is giving hope to social and environmental shareholder activists they will eventually prevail on management to adopt their resolutions.

Those favoring socially and environmentally sound policies are winning historically high levels of support. While they're non-binding, increasing support for them puts pressure on managers to respond.





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