Investment Association shareholder rebellion register

The independent Climate Change Committee (CCC) has published a new Progress Report, which has flagged “major failures” in delivery programmes toward the achievement of the UK’s climate goals.

Read More

Minerva’s very own Paul Hewitt has been featured in the latest episode of a new podcast by Global Systematic Investors (GSI). Take a listen to Paul as he discusses Active Ownership for passive investors with journalist and investor advocate Robin Powell.

Read More
Diversity

EU Lawmakers outline new board diversity regulations June 10, 2022 EU-listed companies to have at least 40% of their non-executive director positions held by women by 2026 New board diversity requirements have been outlined by the European Council and European Parliament, with lawmakers reaching an agreement on the legislation.   These regulations would require EU-listed companies […]

Read More
Due Diligence

mission’s proposal for a directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence, over 220 civil society groups have signed a joint statement calling for the proposal to be strengthened.

Read More
Consumer groups slam attempt to delay SRD II

A shareholder coalition has stated it will vote against TotalEnergies’ executive pay and sustainability and climate progress report after the company refused to include their resolution at its AGM.

Read More
BHP faces shareholder anger over fossil fuel

Woodside Petroleum’s shareholders voted 98.66% in favour of a merger with BHP’s petroleum arm at the company’s AGM.

Read More
Santos

A quarter of shareholders of Australian energy company Santos have voted against the company’s executive pay plans, according to Reuters. 

Read More
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.

Read More
Russian investment

Pension funds and asset owners around the world are taking steps to reduce or divest their holdings in Russian securities.

Read More
ESG

A group of 6 NGOs have called for higher standards for sustainable investment funds under the EU’s SFDR articles 8 & 9.

Read More