Climate Action 100+

Climate Action 100+

Climate Action 100+ is a five-year initiative led by investors to engage with the world’s largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to improve governance on climate change, curb emissions and strengthen climate-related financial disclosures. To date, 225 investors with more than USD $26.3 trillion in assets under management have signed on to the initiative. The initiative is designed to implement the investor commitment first set out in the Global Investor Statement on Climate Change in the months leading up to the adoption of the historic Paris Agreement in 2015.

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As 2022 Proxy Season Begins, Record Numbers of Climate Resolutions and Agreements Bode Well for Action
April 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Heralding what is shaping up to be an historic proxy season for climate action, investors have filed a record 215 climate-related shareholder resolutions this year, according to tracking by the sustainability nonprofit Ceres. Of these proposals, shareholders have already negotiated agreements on 103 of them, with companies committing to take actions sought in...
Apr 27, 2022 5:10 PM ET
Climate Action 100+ Net Zero Company Benchmark Shows an Increase in Company Net Zero Commitments, but Much More Urgent Action Is Needed to Align With a 1.5°C Future
While 69% of focus companies have set commitments to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner, overall Benchmark finds companies have failed to show progress across key indicators, including disclosure of 1.5°C-aligned medium-term emissions targets and capex strategies. Benchmark sets urgent engagement priorities for USD 68 trillion investor-led initiative ahead of U.S. and...
Mar 30, 2022 4:00 PM ET
Shareholders Escalate Campaign Pressing Companies to 'Walk Their Talk' on Climate Lobbying
With the stakes posed by the climate crisis higher than ever and public policy solutions clearly needed, investors have filed a record 46 shareholder resolutions for 2022 corporate proxies seeking information about companies’ climate lobbying practices. And in a sign of the growing influence of resolutions after last year’s historically high number of majority votes on climate-related proxy...
Mar 14, 2022 1:30 PM ET
Ceres Offers 2022 Guidance for Engagement and Director Voting Regarding Governance of Climate-Related Risks
February 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As investors prepare for the 2022 proxy season amid a mounting climate crisis, Ceres released new guidance for investor engagement with companies on governance of climate risk.  Investors and proxy advisors can use the...
Feb 2, 2022 11:45 AM ET
As Climate Risks Skyrocket, Largest Asset Managers Vote for More Climate-Related Shareholder Proposals, Tipping Support to Record Levels in 2021
By Rob Berridge, Senior Director, Shareholder Engagement and Ryan Taylor, Associate, Shareholder Engagement Investor engagement on the climate crisis has swept up even the largest investors. Not only did investors rack up record gains this year in supporting shareholder proposals aimed at getting companies to address climate change—with the most notable win being the...
Dec 7, 2021 11:30 AM ET

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