ESG Monthly archive

Apr 22, 2020
Physical risk said to drive investors’ climate interest
The physical risks stemming from climate change are the reason financial markets are increasingly focused on global warming, according to Julie Gorte, senior vice president for sustainable investing at Impax Asset Management and Pax World Funds. Speaking on episode 114 of The Ticker, the regular podcast of Corporate Secretary sister p...
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Apr 03, 2020
ExxonMobil blocks climate change proposals
ExxonMobil has been able to exclude most – but not all – of the climate change-related shareholder proposals filed ahead of its AGM this year. The energy company has secured no-action relief from the SEC allowing it to avoid having investors vote on six climate change-linked proposals. Only one such request has been denied by the agency. In three cases, the SEC filed a letter explaining its decision. This is the first proxy season under a ...
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