ESG Monthly archive

Jun 27, 2022
HFC proposal gains significant support at Kroger AGM
A proposal on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) has received significant – though not majority support – among shareholders of The Kroger Co. The proposal, filed by Friends Fiduciary, asks Kroger to release a report ‘describing how it can adopt strategies above and beyond legal compliance to curtail the predominant source of its operational (Scope 1) [greenhouse gas (GHG)] emissions by deploying the best available technological options for eliminating the use of [HFCs...
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Jun 22, 2022
Nominees announced for ESG Integration Awards 2022
Corporate Secretary and sister publication IR Magazine are delighted to announce the short-lists for their inaugural ESG Integration Awards. The winners, selected by an independent panel of judges, will be revealed following the ESG Integration Forum – Summer on Thursday, July 14 in New York. ...
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Jun 06, 2022
Lowe’s shareholders vote for pay-gap report
Shareholders in home improvement company Lowe’s have backed a proposal seeking a report on pay differentials between different employee demographics. According to a regulatory filing, 58 percent of the votes cast at the company’s May 27 AGM supported a resolution requesting that Lowe’s ‘report on unadjus...
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Jun 01, 2022
Net-zero proposal gains significant support at Chevron AGM
A large slice – though not a majority – of Chevron shareholders have backed a proposal seeking a look into the impact on the energy company of getting to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. According to an SEC filing, almost 39 percent of votes cast at Chevron’s May 25 AGM backed the proposal, which was filed by As You Sow. Governance professionals widely vie...
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