Exxon Rejects Shareholder Requests to Address Climate Change


All six resolutions that touched on climate-related business issues were defeated, but activist shareholders gained more support than ever. By Phil McKenna Following the recommendation of the ExxonMobil board of directors, shareholders voted against six resolutions that would have addressed climate change at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Dallas on Wednesday. See Also: Exxon’s Support of a Tax on Carbon: Rhetoric or Reality? Exxon Unlikely to Change Course on Climate Change at Annual Shareholder Meeting Activists Step Up Long-Running Campaign to Hold Oil Industry Accountable for Climate Damages Exxon’s Gamble: 25 Years of Rejecting Shareholder Concerns on Climate Change read more


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