• Oil and gas giants' climate opacity keeps investors in the dark, CA100+ assessments show

    27 March 2024

    The poor quality of climate disclosures by the 10 largest oil and gas companies globally is keeping investors in the dark and hindering their engagement efforts, analysis for the Climate Action 100+ initiative suggests.

  • Exxon's net zero goal 'underwhelming, but sign of change'

    20 January 2022

    ExxonMobil's newly-minted net zero 'ambition' will underwhelm many investors - but could be a sign that new board members are bringing positive change, according to commentators.

  • Investors give ExxonMobil, Chevron bloody nose over climate policies

    27 May 2021

    US oil supermajors ExxonMobil and Chevron faced a significant investor revolt over their climate policies after a number of shareholder resolutions received majority support at their annual general meetings.

  • CA100+ hails landmark GE vote on net zero benchmark

    05 May 2021

    General Electric shareholders have unanimously supported a climate-related vote that asks the multinational conglomerate to provide information on how it will align with the recently launched Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) net-zero benchmark.

  • Investor climate pressure builds on US oil majors as BlackRock steps-up

    28 May 2020

    US oil supermajors ExxonMobil and Chevron experienced significant investor pressure over their climate policies at their annual general meetings, with major investor BlackRock stepping up support for some proposals.

  • Investors pressure oil and gas companies to improve methane disclosures

    22 October 2018

    Investor heavyweights Robeco and California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) have thrown their weight behind an initiative urging oil and gas companies to improve their disclosure of methane emissions.

  • Investors wake up to collective engagement clout

    26 March 2018

    Climate-related resolutions at Exxon and Shell garnered the support of the world's largest investors. Now asset managers and owners are massing together to move entire sectors, writes Michael Hurley.

  • Growing shareholder support for climate action still "a work in progress"

    06 November 2017

    Shareholder support for climate risk initiatives has surged in 2017 but some of the world's largest asset managers have only just started taking action, according to a report by 50/50 Climate Project.

  • Shareholder climate success at Exxon

    31 May 2017

    A shareholder resolution calling for ExxonMobil to do more to tackle climate change received a significant majority, despite not being backed by the board.

  • Investors are optimistic about Exxon and Chevron climate change resolutions

    20 May 2016

    Investors are optimistic of a "positive" result for two shareholder resolutions on climate change at ExxonMobil and Chevron ahead their annual general meetings next week, despite opposition from the companies' boards.