• Federated Hermes 'will use its say-on-climate votes'

    22 February 2023

    Federated Hermes' EOS stewardship platform has defended say-on-climate votes, after an asset manager said it would abstain from taking part over concerns they might limit investors' ability to challenge strategies in the future.

  • Federated Hermes' EOS to ramp up engagement on biodiversity

    22 February 2023

    Federated Hermes' stewardship service provider EOS is to ramp up its engagement on biodiversity this year, and has set the ball rolling by writing to 20 companies on the issue.

  • CA100+ investor welcomes BP's 'triple' net-zero target

    08 February 2022

    The investor leading engagement with oil and gas giant BP has cautiously welcomed the company's plans to reduce to 'net zero' the greenhouse gas emissions from sales of its products, as well as its operations and production.

  • Total makes net-zero pledge after investor pressure

    05 May 2020

    French oil major Total has become the latest oil and gas major to announce its ambition to be net-zero emissions by 2050, after pressure from investor groups.

  • BP leaves trade associations over differences in climate policy

    27 February 2020

    Oil and gas giant BP is to leave three trade associations due to differences on policy positions regarding carbon pricing and the federal regulation of methane, in a victory for investors.

  • BP climate resolution receives record investor support

    16 May 2019

    Investor support for a BP climate shareholder resolution represents a new "global best", according to the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC).

  • Sustainability by proxy - Part three: Hermes EOS

    01 March 2019

    In the third of a four-part series on highly influential proxy voting providers, Michael Hurley asks Hermes EOS what it is doing to develop the guidance it provides investors on environmental issues

  • BP to support CA100+ shareholder resolution

    01 February 2019

    Oil and gas giant BP is set to broaden its corporate reporting to describe how its strategy is consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement, after it committed to supporting a Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) shareholder resolution.