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    2. BlackRock Voted Against 255 Directors Because of Climate Issues

      BlackRock Voted Against 255 Directors Because of Climate Issues
      BlackRock voted against 255 directors because of climate issues According to its stewardship report, the asset manager supported 35% of 843 shareholder proposals that it voted on in the recent proxy season, compared with 17% in the previous year. During the recent proxy season, BlackRock Inc. voted against more than four times the number of board directors it voted against last year because they failed to act on climate issues...
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    3. Shareholder Activism Campaigns Rebound Out of Pandemic

      Shareholder Activism Campaigns Rebound Out of Pandemic
      (Bloomberg) -- Shareholder activists, fresh from stepping up their campaigns by a third in the first half of the year, are expected to be emboldened by an economic rebound for the rest of 2021. The total number of activist campaigns launched through June 21 at companies with a market value of more than $1 billion reached 116, up from 87 over the same period in 2020 and 115 in 2019, according ...
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    4. Activist Investors Have Less Reason to Target Industrial Giants

      Activist Investors Have Less Reason to Target Industrial Giants
      Where are all the activist investors? U.S. industrial giants clunky structures and lagging returns were like catnip for change-seeking shareholders last decade. Companies ranging from Honeywell International Inc. and General Electric Co. to Dover Corp. and the former United Technologies Corp. faced pressure to break up or otherwise improve their operations...
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    5. The Climate Culture Shock is Coming

      The Climate Culture Shock is Coming
      My newsfeedand probably your newsfeed toois chockablock with stories about professional workers returning to their offices this summer. What the pandemics grand, unwitting experiment has shown is that the structure of work isnt just habit, its culture. Work culture varies not just industry to industry, but also company to company, and sometimes even worker to worker...
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    6. Exxon Activist Wins Board Seats in Historic Climate Victory

      Exxon Activist Wins Board Seats in Historic Climate Victory
      (Bloomberg) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Darren Woods was dealt a stunning defeat by shareholders when a tiny activist investment firm snagged at least two board seats and promised to push the crude driller to diversify beyond oil and fight climate change. For Woods, who had aggressively opposed the insurgents, it was just the latest setback in a rocky 4 1/2-year tenure that has seen what was once the worlds ...
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    7. Shell on Trial as Court Weighs its Climate Responsibility

      Shell on Trial as Court Weighs its Climate Responsibility
      A Dutch court verdict against Royal Dutch Shell Plc will determine whether it has a legal responsibility for climate change, in a case that will be watched by Big Oil executives globally. A panel of judges in a lower court in The Hague will rule on Wednesday in a case being followed closely by environmental campaigners too...
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    8. Exxon Activist Gets a Boost as ISS Supports Three Nominees

      Exxon Activist Gets a Boost as ISS Supports Three Nominees
      (Bloomberg) -- An investor pushing for changes at Exxon Mobil Corp. got a boost from a prominent advisory firm, which urged shareholders to support some of the activists board nominees. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. weighed in Friday on the months-long fight between Engine No. 1 and the oil and gas giant. It recommended investors vote for three of the four nominees from Engine No. 1s slate: Gregory Goff, Kaisa Hietala, and ...
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