Shareholder activism

A record number of climate-related shareholder votes are expected to be filed with major oil and gas companies in 2022, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence.

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Carbon emissions, EU Taxonomy, Sustainability

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is publishing a new ‘Foundations’ paper that provides financial institutions with new concepts for defining and tackling net-zero targets.

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Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is under fire from investors following a lack of clarity about climate change risks, questionable audit committee performances, and reports of sexual harassment and bullying.

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IPCC

A report published by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has outlined the “dangerous and widespread disruption” caused by human-induced climate change and warned about the “consequences of inaction”.

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Norway’s oil fund needs to “catch up” with ethical norms

European banks are continuing to finance the expansion of oil & gas production despite making net-zero commitments.

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emissions

The California Senate has passed the Climate Corporate Accountability Act, a new bill that requires companies doing business in the state to disclose greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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emissions

The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) and CDP have teamed up to boost the capacity of financial institutions to measure and disclose their financed emissions.

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Australia, Banks, CBD

Australian bank leaders could see their pay linked in part to achieving climate goals as investors continue to increase the pressure on companies over environmental issues.

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Minerva invites you to provide feedback on the state of climate stewardship. Our survey deadline has been extended until Friday, 3rd December 2021 – get your response in now!

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Wind farm, climate, assets, green, investing, gobal

Investors with more than $52 trillion in assets under management have signed a statement to governments calling for urgent measures to end fossil fuel subsidies, phase out thermal coal-based electricity, and mandate climate risk disclosures.

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