HSBC shareholders urge bank to cut exposure to fossil fuels

Investors file resolution calling on bank to publish strategy and targets Some of Europe’s biggest pension funds and asset managers have filed a shareholder vote urging HSBC to cut its lending linked to fossil fuels. Fifteen institutional investors with a combined $2.4trn in assets under management, along with 117 individual shareholders, have filed a climate […]

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Asset managers are avoiding ESG shareholder resolutions

Asset managers are avoiding ESG shareholder resolutions The biggest shareholders need to lead on proxy voting and public engagement, a leading NGO says. Some of the world’s largest asset managers are not using their proxy voting rights to support sustainable progress in their investee companies, despite publicly committing to responsible investment. Responsible investment NGO ShareAction […]

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