Glencore shareholders demand more transparency on coal plan
Investors representing $2.2 trillion in assets have asked Glencore to provide more information on how the mining giant's ongoing thermal coal production aligns with its commitment to support the Paris agreement
HESTA warns four energy firms of potential climate-related divestment
HESTA has warned four energy firms they face heightened scrutiny and potential divestment due to their lacklustre decarbonisation strategies, as the Australian pension fund announced a strengthened 2030 decarbonisation target.
Australian gas company shareholders demand Paris Agreement alignment
Shareholders at Origin Energy have demanded the largest supplier of gas and electricity in Australia align its capital expenditure with the Paris Agreement
BHP criticised as confirms oil and gas exit with Woodside deal
Pressure has been building on BHP to exit its fossil fuel assets, but its proposed deal to shift its oil and gas assets to Woodside has been criticised - and considered 'disastrous' for Woodside shareholders and the environment. Ahren Lester reports
Rio Tinto shareholders in largest ever vote for climate resolution
Investors with a combined $4 billion of shares in Rio Tinto have recorded the largest vote for a climate change-related resolution, without board support, in Australian corporate history.
Investors round on Rio Tinto's funding of fossil fuel lobby groups
Rio Tinto will face mounting pressure at its annual general meeting (AGM) as investors with a combined £1.8 trillion ($2.5 trillion) take aim at its policy on funding lobby groups that obstruct action to combat climate change.
Asset manager plans shareholder resolutions on methane
An engagement initiative on methane has been launched, targeting the 2018 proxy voting season.
Business coalition calls for zero emissions 'well before end of century'
A coalition of businesses and NGOs has written an open letter calling for world leaders to back an ambitious "zero emissions" policy at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21) in December.