Posts tagged ExxonMobil
Shareholders Strongly Support Climate Resolutions at Exxon and Chevron Annual Meetings

Today, 33% of investors at Chevron Corporation’s annual meeting voted in support of a shareholder resolution asking the company to report on how it plans to reduce its full range of greenhouse gas emissions and transition its business model to align with a decarbonizing energy market. Also today, at Exxon’s annual meeting, 25% of investors voted in support of a shareholder resolution asking the company to issue a report assessing the public health risks of expanding petrochemical operations in areas increasingly prone to climate change-induced storms, flooding, and sea level rise.

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Exxon and Shell Support Methane Regulations, Gas’ Climate Impact Remains Alarming

At CERAWeek, Shell broke its tradition of avoiding government criticism to call on the Trump administration to tighten methane restrictions from oil and gas operations. Exxon also doubled down on its position that federal methane regulation has an important role to play in leveling the playing field and reducing environmental risks.

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As You Sow Statement on ExxonMobil Announcement of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions

ExxonMobil today announced an intent to reduce methane emissions by 15% by 2020 and undertake other greenhouse gas reduction measures at refining and chemical manufacturing operations focused on efficiency improvements. This announcement follows a successful shareholder vote of nearly 40% on As You Sow’s 2017 methane resolution with ExxonMobil asking the company to detail plans to curtail its methane emissions.

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