Resolutions

As You Sow has filed close to a hundred shareholder resolutions with some of the world’s largest companies. Use the search tools to navigate, or click a company logo to see more engagements.

Company Initiative Resolution Filing Documents Year Status
Emerson Electric - Climate Change - 2017
Climate Change RESOLVED: Shareholders request Emerson Electric (Emerson) issue a sustainability report describing the company’s policies, performance, and improvement targets related to key environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. The report should be available on the company website by December 31, 2017, prepared at reasonable cost and omitting proprietary information. 2017 Pending
Emerson Electric - Greenhouse Gas Emissions - 2017
Greenhouse Gas Emissions RESOLVED: Shareholders request Emerson Electric adopt time-bound, quantitative, company-wide goals for reducing total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, taking into account the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, and issue a report at reasonable cost and omitting proprietary information on its plans to achieve these goals. 2017 Pending
Hormel - Antibiotics - 2017
Antibiotics and Factory Farms Resolved: Shareholders request the Board of Directors adopt and implement a water stewardship policy designed to reduce risks of water contamination at: Hormel-owned facilities; facilities under contract to Hormel; and Hormel’s suppliers. 2017 Pending
Monsanto - GMOs - 2017
GMOs BE IT RESOLVED: The shareowners of Monsanto request the preparation of a report, updated annually, disclosing: 1. Company policy and procedures governing lobbying, both direct and indirect, and grassroots lobbying communications. 2. All payments by Monsanto used for (a) direct or indirect lobbying or (b) grassroots lobbying communications, in each case including the … 2017 Pending
Sanderson Farms - Antibiotics - 2017
Antibiotics and Factory Farms RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Sanderson Farms adopt an enterprise-wide policy to phase out the use of medically important antibiotics for growth promotion and disease prevention in its supply chain. Shareholders further request the company publish timetables and measures for implementing this policy. 2017 Pending
Walgreens - Nanomaterials - 2017
Nanomaterials RESOLVED: Shareholders request the Board publish, within 12 months of the annual meeting, at reasonable cost and excluding proprietary information, a report on potential health hazards of nanomaterials, identifying the types of the company’s products or packaging that currently contain nanoparticles, and stating any actions management is taking to reduce or eliminate health and … 2017 Pending
WGL Holdings - Methane - 2017
Methane As You Sow, on behalf of WGL shareholders, requests that the company develop a report quantifying the financial risk that methane leaks in its natural gas infrastructure pose to the Company and its investors. Shareholders request that the report estimate a) the likely cost of climate change related regulation of … 2017 Pending
YUM! Brands - Antibiotics - 2016
Antibiotics and Factory Farms BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Yum! Brands adopt an enterprise-wide policy to phase out the use of medically important antibiotics for growth promotion and disease prevention in its meat and poultry supply chain. Shareholders further request the company publish timetables and measures for implementing this policy. 2017 Pending