Hedge fund Engine No. 1 wins at least 2 Exxon board seats in climate push

It's the first time climate change activists have succeeded in challenging a big oil company, says business professor Erik Gordon.
The activist hedge fund Engine No. 1 yesterday won enough support from other shareholders to get at least two seats on the board of the oil company Exxon Mobil.
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Union and advocacy groups seek corporate change through shareholders

Apr 21, 2021
They're addressing institutional investors like hedge funds and asking managers to press for social justice.
Asset managers have a lot of sway over corporate decision-making, said Chris Baumann of the Service Employees International Union.
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Shareholder meetings as a venue for political candidates

Jun 5, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans to speak at Walmart's annual meeting.
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Exxon investors want a bank-style stress test for climate change

Jun 29, 2017
Shareholders have voted for transparency on climate risk.

All buy myself ... the thinking behind stock buybacks

Jun 15, 2016
Companies flush with cash often repurchase their own shares. But there are risks to doing so.
A cleaner sweeping the dealing floor of the New York Stock Exchange, circa 1935. 

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