As You Sow’s new Proxy Preview report shows anti-ESG and reproductive health resolutions on the rise, as longstanding corporate political influence proposals evolve.
Pension scheme says country’s new framework will support its net zero strategy; asserts that divestment of fossil fuels amounts to “passing the buck”.
CCUS and blue hydrogen inclusion seen as slowing Canada’s net zero transition, while finance leaders urge stakeholders to “get on with it”.
Say on pay votes, climate, and board oversight all expected to be key themes for shareholders this year.
Creeping political interference into how pension funds run their money has been brought into stark relief by US Republicans' anti-ESG backlash, but they're far from alone.
A new rule stating that US retirement plans can consider ESG factors has come into force, but Republicans are already pushing back with a legal challenge and legislation in the works.
Asset owners slate 15 proposals on issues including opaque algorithms and privacy rights, amid ongoing concerns over voting limits imposed by dual class share structures.
Shareholders of the Canadian grocery retailer also called for “time-bound commitments" on establishing climate targets validated by the Science Based Targets Initiative.
New scorecard marks pension schemes down on exclusion and engagement policies, amid calls for increased regulation of climate plans.
Agreement reached by Apple and its shareholders on workers’ right to organise “sets a standard” for remedy of workforce-related disputes.
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