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Media Coverage

Climate Change, Coal, and Carbon Divestment

Exxon: Highly Unlikely World Limits Fossil Fuels
Washington Post, March 31, 2014

Exxon Sees Little Climate Change Risk to Assets
Reuters, March 31, 2014

Exxon Warns Global Warming Target 'Unlikely' to be Met
Financial Times, March 31, 2014

Southern Co to Report on Renewable Energy Efforts, Activist Says
Reuters, March 27, 2014

Exxon Mobil Gets Serious about Climate Risk
CNN Money, March 25, 2014

Exxon Mobil's Commitment to Carbon Asset Risk is Just the Beginning
The Guardian, March 24, 2014

Exxon Mobil Agrees to Report on Plans for a Low Carbon Future, Carbon Risks
Bloomberg BNA, March 21, 2014

In Shift, Exxon Mobil to Report on Risks to its Fossil Fuel Assets
New York Times, March 20, 2014

Exxon Agrees to Detail Carbon Asset Risk: Activists
Reuters, March 20, 2014

Agrees to Disclose its Carbon Risk
Wall Street Journal, March 20, 2014

Green Bonds Market Could Grow to $100bn by Next Year: Industry Group
Responsible Investor, February 12, 2014

Investor Group Demands Fossil Fuel Companies Disclose Carbon Asset Risk
Reuters, February 12, 2014

When It Comes To Getting Coal-Burning Utilities to Clean Up, Investors May Have More Power Than Regulators
Forbes, January 22, 2014

Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial Issues'
Forbes, January 17, 2014

Under Investor Pressure, Utility to Study Emissions
New York Times, January 15, 2014

Students Escalate Divestment Campaign After Universities Refuse to Sell Fossil Fuel Stocks
Ecowatch, December 12, 2013

On Campuses, a Fossil-Fuel Divestment Movement
Washington Post, November 25, 2013

Cutting Carbon on Campus
Nuvo.net, October 7, 2013

Staying Afloat as Assets Get Stranded
Financial Times, June 24, 2013

After Bubbles in Dotcoms and Housing, Here's the Carbon Bubble
Wall Street Journal blog, May 16, 2013

Electric Utilities Must Reduce Their Climate Risks
Guardian Sustainable Business blog, April 16, 2013

Shareholders File First-Ever 'Carbon Bubble' Resolutions
Inside Climate News, March 7, 2013

Get Real about Climate Change, Shareowners Tell Utilities
Social Funds, February 28, 2013

Getting the Carbon Out
Financial Advisor, January 29, 2013


2014 Press Releases

NYC Comptroller Stringer and As You Sow Reach Agreement with ExxonMobil on Fracking Disclosure
April 3, 2014

Shareholders: ExxonMobil Takes Crucial Step Of Acknowledging Carbon Asset Risk... But More Is Needed
March 31, 2014

Southern Company Agrees to Report on Its Actions to Capture Value from Renewable Energy Investments
March 27, 2014

Ameren Improves 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
March 24, 2014

Landmark Agreement with Shareholders: ExxonMobil Agrees to Report on Climate Change and Carbon Asset Risk
March 20, 2014

Proxy Preview 2014 Shows Record Number of Social & Environmental Shareholder Resolutions Filed in 2014
March 5, 2014

Shareholders Target Companies' Failure to Measure and Reduce Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing
February 4, 2014

Surgeon General 50th Anniversary Smoking Report Links Hollywood to Youth Deaths
January 17, 2014

DiNapoli and Investor Group Reach Shareholder Agreement With FirstEnergy
January 15, 2014

2013 Press Releases

Hydraulic Fracturing Report Card: Industry Scores 'F' on Risk Disclosures to Investors
November 7, 2013

Beyond Wind and Solar: New Report Shows Cleantech Market Expanding, Fundamentals Robust
October 23, 2013

Investors Call For Food Companies to Stay out of Washington State GMO Battle
October 9, 2013

McDonald's Agrees to Phase Out Harmful Foam Cups
September 25, 2013

Investors Ask General Mills to Step Up Packaging Responsibility: Shareholders to Vote on Resolution Asking for Assessment of Post-Consumer Waste Strategies At Company Meeting September 24th in Minneapolis
September 19, 2013

Dunkin' Donuts Moves to More Sustainable Coffee Cups: Shareholder Advocates at As You Sow Praise the Company's New Foam Cup Recycling Initiative
June 19, 2013

ExxonMobil Shareowners Deliver Strong Call for Fracking Data
May 29, 2013

Shareholders Push Fracking Companies to Manage and Measure Their Impacts: Reflects Rising Public Expectations for Quantitative Disclosure
May 21, 2013

Investors Representing Over $1 Billion Ask CONSOL to Address Risks of "Carbon Bubble"
May 15, 2013

Environmental Health Group Urges Governor to Prioritize Citizen's Health by Strengthening California's Environmental, Consumer Protection Law
May 8, 2013

Investors Ask CONSOL Energy to Report the Risk that 2/3 of Its Coal Reserves May Become Unusable
May 7, 2013

Investors Ask Abbott Labs to Take GMOs Out of Similac Baby Formula
April 23, 2013

Corporate Political Spending, Climate Risks Are Major Focus of 2013 Shareholder Resolutions
March 7, 2013

Dunkin' Donuts Products Contain Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles, New Report Says
February 6, 2013

Liu, Pension Funds to Exxon: Release Your Fracking Data
February 5, 2013

For press releases prior to 2013, visit our media archives.


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