Exxon Mobil Corporation has quit the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) after a disagreement with the business group over climate change. This is a positive step. But it must not stop there. We urge Exxon management to cancel its memberships in any and all industry groups that deny the scientific consensus on climate change or advocate against meaningful climate action. And we encourage Exxon to accelerate its efforts to combat climate change and lead the energy industry toward a fossil-free future.
At Chevron’s May 30, 2018 annual meeting Newground Social Investment and Investor Voice called for a lower and more reasonable 10% threshold to convene a Special Meeting (it’s currently 15%). Here is the full text of the statement presented by Simon Billenness on our behalf.
At the May 30, 2018 annual meeting of shareholders, Newground Social Investment and Investor Voice called on Amazon to end a ‘double standard against stockholders’ and adopt a fair, democratic, simple-majority formula for counting shareholder votes.
Below is the full text of the shareholder proposal on fair and democratic vote-counting presented by Newground Social Investment and Investor Voice at the May 30, 2018 annual meeting of Amazon ($AMZN) in Seattle.