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    2. An ABC on ESG and Sustainable Investing’s Flavors: QuickTake

      An ABC on ESG and Sustainable Investing’s Flavors: QuickTake
      Youve probably heard of ESG, and may know it as a form of investing and finance that involves considering material financial risks from environmental factors, social issues and questions of corporate governance. If youre like most people, youre probably not clear on the difference between ESG and socially responsible investing, impact investing and similar, sometimes overlapping approaches -- in part because ESG has come to means different things to different people ...
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    3. FedEx Shakes Up Board in Deal With Activist

      FedEx Shakes Up Board in Deal With Activist
      FedEx Corp. boosted its dividend and announced board changes in coordination with activist investor D.E. Shaw Co., shaking up the courier just two weeks into the tenure of new Chief Executive Officer Raj Subramaniam. The quarterly dividend will jump 53 per cent to US$1.15 per share, the Memphis, Tennessee-based company said Tuesday in a statement. Thats well above the 87-cent prediction by Bloomberg analytics...
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    4. House Oversight asks Big Oil Board Members to Testify

      House Oversight asks Big Oil Board Members to Testify
      The House Oversight and Reform Committee is calling members of the boards of directors of four oil companies to testify next month, expanding its investigation into the industrys efforts to downplay climate change. The panel yesterday asked members of the board from Exxon Mobil Corp., BP PLC, Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Chevron Corp. to appear at a Feb. 8 hearing focused on the companies net-zero emissions pledges and whether ...
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    5. CalSTRS CIO Says Exxon in Danger of Being Next Blockbuster

      CalSTRS CIO Says Exxon in Danger of Being Next Blockbuster
      Exxon Mobil Corp. has failed to embrace new, climate-conscious directors and is in danger of going the way of Eastman Kodak Co. and Blockbuster Video if it sits out the transition away from fossil fuels, said CalSTRS Chief Investment Officer Christopher Ailman. The nations second biggest public-pension fund supported activist investor Engine No...
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    6. Exxon in Danger of Being Next Blockbuster, Kodak, CalSTRS CIO Says

      Exxon in Danger of Being Next Blockbuster, Kodak, CalSTRS CIO Says
      (Bloomberg) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. has failed to embrace new, climate-conscious directors and is in danger of going the way of Eastman Kodak Co. and Blockbuster Video if it sits out the transition away from fossil fuels, said CalSTRS Chief Investment Officer Christopher Ailman. Most Read from Bloomberg Hawaii Is Rethinking Tourism...
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    7. BlackRock Voted Against 255 Directors Because of Climate Issues

      BlackRock Voted Against 255 Directors Because of Climate Issues
      BlackRock voted against 255 directors because of climate issues According to its stewardship report, the asset manager supported 35% of 843 shareholder proposals that it voted on in the recent proxy season, compared with 17% in the previous year. During the recent proxy season, BlackRock Inc. voted against more than four times the number of board directors it voted against last year because they failed to act on climate issues...
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    8. Shareholder Activism Campaigns Rebound Out of Pandemic

      Shareholder Activism Campaigns Rebound Out of Pandemic
      (Bloomberg) -- Shareholder activists, fresh from stepping up their campaigns by a third in the first half of the year, are expected to be emboldened by an economic rebound for the rest of 2021. The total number of activist campaigns launched through June 21 at companies with a market value of more than $1 billion reached 116, up from 87 over the same period in 2020 and 115 in 2019, according ...
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    9. Activist Investors Have Less Reason to Target Industrial Giants

      Activist Investors Have Less Reason to Target Industrial Giants
      Where are all the activist investors? U.S. industrial giants clunky structures and lagging returns were like catnip for change-seeking shareholders last decade. Companies ranging from Honeywell International Inc. and General Electric Co. to Dover Corp. and the former United Technologies Corp. faced pressure to break up or otherwise improve their operations...
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    10. The Climate Culture Shock is Coming

      The Climate Culture Shock is Coming
      My newsfeedand probably your newsfeed toois chockablock with stories about professional workers returning to their offices this summer. What the pandemics grand, unwitting experiment has shown is that the structure of work isnt just habit, its culture. Work culture varies not just industry to industry, but also company to company, and sometimes even worker to worker...
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