Lawsuit

A federal judge has tossed ExxonMobil’s lawsuit against activist ESG shareholder Arjuna Capital.

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Tesla shareholders were split in their vote on Elon Musk’s $55.8 billion pay package, with many US and international pension funds voting against the measure.

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SFDR

The three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have published a joint proposal calling for an update to the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).

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Elon Musk Silhouetted in front of the Tesla logo

Tesla shareholders have approved CEO Elon Musk’s $56 billion pay package – the largest in US corporate history – after it was rescinded by a Delaware court in January.

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AG Barr

Shareholders of AG Barr have supported a resolution to increase the new CEO’s salary by 25.7%.

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Global Reporting Initiative GRI company logo icon on website, Illustrative Editorial

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has launched a new review of all its labour-related standards to inform the introduction of proposed changes that address policies on employment relationships.

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ESG target, anti-ESG

Shareholders at both McDonald’s and Exxon Mobil have voted against key ESG-related proposals at recent annual general meetings, despite prominent campaigns by institutional investors.

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greenwashing

European Regulators Call for Stricter Supervision to Combat Greenwashing June 5, 2024 The EU’s three primary financial services regulators have called for improved supervision and market practice to enhance the integrity of sustainability-related claims in the financial sector. The European Banking Authority (EBA), European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and European Insurance and Occupational Pensions […]

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Tesla showroom

Portion of Tesla Shareholders Risk Being Unable to Vote at AGM   June 5, 2024 Tens of thousands of Tesla’s international retail investors, who hold nearly $17 billion worth of shares, may not be represented at the company’s annual meeting, FT reports. Investors in Europe and Asia have found stockbrokers and online trading platforms where they […]

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More ESG proposals ahead for China’s AGM season May 30th, 2024 New reforms to China’s company law will lead to an increase in ESG proposals at AGMs, Allianz Global Investors (Allianz GI) predicted. A revision to China’s company law will reduce the minimum ownership requirement for shareholders seeking to put forward resolutions at AGMs from […]

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