Disclosing the Facts 2019

This report is the next installment in a series of scorecard reports designed to promote improved disclosure and corporate responsibility in the oil and gas sector.

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Proxy Voting Guidelines 2019

The Guidelines are designed to be handed off to your investment advisor or proxy voting service, or you can use them to help you vote your own proxies.

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Proxy Preview 2019

Proxy Preview is the #1 resource for shareholders looking to align their values and corporate engagement.

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The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs 2019

In 2015, As You Sow embarked on a mission to identify and report on the most overpaid CEOs of the S&P 500 and whether or not pension funds and financial managers held companies accountable for such excessive compensation.

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Clean200 2019 Q1 Update: Investing in a Clean Energy Future

We are pleased to present the 2019 Q1 Carbon Clean 200™ list of publicly traded companies that are leading the way with solutions for the transition to a clean energy future.

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2020: A Clear Vision for Paris Compliant Shareholder Engagement

The emissions of the oil & gas industry collectively account for approximately half of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. If fossil fuels continue to be extracted at the same rate over the next 28 years, as they were between 1988 and 2017, global average temperatures would be on course to rise 4°C by the end of the century. Such an increase will have catastrophic consequences.

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Clean200 2018 Q3 Update: Investing in a Clean Energy Future

We launched the Carbon Clean 200 in August 2016 and have updated it every six months to test a model looking at 200 global companies defining the "clean energy future."

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The End of the Line

Methane emissions across the natural gas supply chain are a major climate concern. This paper focuses on the practices that natural gas distribution companies—the entities at the end of the natural gas supply line—can implement to reduce methane emissions.

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Proxy Voting Guidelines 2018

If you’re an investor seeking to align your voting with your environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles, download Proxy Voting Guidelines 2018 today. You will find recommendations to help you vote your shareholder proxy ballot, covering critical issues such as climate change, environmental health, and executive compensation.

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Proxy Preview 2018

Proxy Preview 2018 is the 14th annual edition of the insider’s guide to social and environmental shareholder proposals.

This free publication is the #1 resource for shareholders looking to align their values and investments.

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The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs 2018: Are Fund Managers Asleep at the Wheel?

The fourth report in the series, The 100 Most Overpaid CEO: Are Fund Managers Asleep at the Wheel? highlights the fund managers who continue to approve these pay packages at staggering rates (many funds approve nearly 100% of the pay packages they vote on), and contrasts them with those who take a stance against excessive pay with their votes.

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Clean 200™ 2018 Q1 Update: Investing in a Clean Energy Future

We launched the Carbon Clean 200 in August 2016 and have updated it every six months to test a model looking at 200 global companies defining the "clean energy future."

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Disclosing the Facts 2017

Disclosing the Facts 2017 reports reflects rising investor concern that excessive methane emissions from oil and gas companies will undercut the potential benefits of substituting natural gas for coal in electric power generation, en route to a less fossil-fuel dependent energy future. Investors believe that oil and gas companies are not taking sufficient steps to address methane risks.

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Aligning Defined Contribution Plans With Corporate Sustainability Goals

As millennial-aged employees now represent the majority of the U.S. workforce, it is increasingly important that corporate management finds ways to engage them in the company. Creating defined contribution plans which connect to their core values – like solving human, social and environmental problems through their work and investments – can spur employee engagement and spark innovation.

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Clean 200™ 2017 Q3 Update: Investing in a Clean Energy Future

One year to the day from the launch of our first Clean200 report, and eight months into the new US administration, we will present our analysis into how large-cap clean energy companies haves performed against dirty energy.

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Roundup Revealed: Glyphosate in Our Food System

Glyphosate, the key ingredient in the widely used herbicide Roundup®, has sparked a battle over the future of food. Over the past decade, it has become the most widely used and heavily applied herbicide in history.

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Proxy Voting Guidelines 2017

If you’re an investor seeking to align your voting with your environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles, download Proxy Voting Guidelines 2017 today. You will find recommendations to help you vote your shareholder proxy ballot, covering critical issues such as climate change, environmental health, and executive compensation.

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Proxy Preview 2017

Climate change proposals continue to ask about its strategic implications and how companies will adapt to physical changes, new regulations and new technologies. They also address methane leaks from U.S. energy production and encourage more carbon tracking and goal-setting, but renewable energy proposals have been cut in half. New climate-related resolutions ask about high-carbon asset divestment and carbon finance risks. Other environmental issues include antibiotic resistance in the meat supply chain, the reduction of food waste and nanomaterials in infant formula.

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Clean 200™ 2017 Q1 Update: Investing in a Clean Energy Future

Over the past six years, and growing dramatically leading up to and post-Paris COP 21 and Marrakesh COP 22, a movement of institutional and individual investors representing more than $5tn in assets under management have divested a portion of their fossil fuel investments and committed to divesting the balance in the next five years. The corollary of divesting fossil fuels is re-investing in the clean energy future. As an invitation to a larger discussion of how we can invest in a clean energy future, we created the Carbon Clean 200 (Clean200TM)—a list of the 200 largest companies worldwide ranked by their total clean energy revenues.

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The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs 2017: Are Fund Managers Asleep at the Wheel?

The third report in the series, The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs: Are Fund Managers Asleep at the Wheel? highlights the forces behind disproportionate pay and the fund managers who continue to approve these pay packages.

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