CURRENT RESOLUTIONS

As You Sow regularly introduces shareholder resolutions that empower shareholders to drive companies toward a sustainable future. 

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Sortable List of Resolutions

Company
Initiative
Resolution Filing Documents Year
Filing Status
AIG Climate Change BE IT RESOLVED: Given the profound societal impacts of climate change and our company's potentially critical role in mitigating harm to society, shareholders request that AIG, beginning in 2019, with board oversight, publish an assessment, at reasonable cost and omitting proprietary information, of the plausible impacts of a climate change scenario consistent with a globally agreed upon target of limiting warming to 2 degrees Celsius, as well as additional scenarios reflecting higher global average temperatures. Resolution 2018 Pending
Ameren Coal BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that the Board prepare a complete report on the company’s efforts, above and beyond current compliance, to identify and reduce environmental and health hazards associated with past, present and future handling of coal combustion residuals, and how those efforts may reduce legal, reputational and financial risks to the company. This report should be available to shareholders within 6 months of the 2017 annual meeting, be prepared at reasonable cost, and omit confidential information such as proprietary data or legal strategy. Resolution 2018 Pending
Anadarko Coal BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Anadarko publish with Board oversight, at reasonable cost and omitting proprietary information, an assessment of the impacts to the Company’s portfolio of scenarios consistent with limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius or below. The assessment should outline the resilience of the company’s reserves and resource portfolio in response to multiple demand and price scenarios and explain how capital planning and business strategies incorporate the financial risks posed by such scenarios. Resolution 2018 Pending
Chevron Carbon Asset Transition BE IT RESOLVED: With board oversight, shareholders request Chevron issue a report (at reasonable cost, omitting proprietary information) describing how the Company could adapt its business model to align with a decarbonizing economy by altering its energy mix to substantially reduce dependence on fossil fuels, including options such as buying, or merging with, companies with assets or technologies in renewable energy, and/or internally expanding its own renewable energy portfolio, as a means to reduce societal greenhouse gas emissions and protect shareholder value. Resolution 2018 Pending
Chevron Methane BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Chevron provide a report (at reasonable cost, omitting proprietary information) using quantitative indicators, on the company’s actions beyond regulatory requirements to minimize methane emissions, particularly leakage, from the company’s hydraulic fracturing operations. Resolution 2018 Pending
Devon Executive Compensation BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Devon Energy issue a report assessing, in light of climate change and the global transition to a low carbon economy, the benefits and risks of using oil and gas reserve additions as a metric in executive compensation. The report should be produced at reasonable cost and omit proprietary information. Resolution 2018 Pending
Denny's Antibiotics and Factory Farms BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Denny’s adopt an enterprise-wide policy to phase out the use of medically important antibiotics for disease prevention purposes in its meat and poultry supply chain. Resolution 2018 Pending
Dominion Methane BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request Dominion issue a report (at reasonable cost, omitting proprietary information) reviewing the Company’s policies and plans to measure, monitor, mitigate, and set quantitative reduction targets for methane emissions resulting from natural gas storage assets. Resolution 2018 Pending
Dow Dupont Executive Compensation BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request the Board Compensation Committee prepare a report to shareholders, at reasonable expense and excluding proprietary information, assessing the feasibility of integrating the company’s sustainability metrics consistently to performance based pay incentives for senior executive staff under the Company’s compensation incentive plans. For the purposes of this proposal, “sustainability” is defined as how environmental and social considerations, and related financial, performance and reputation metrics, are integrated into long-term corporate strategy. Resolution 2018 Pending
DTE Energy Methane BE IT RESOLVED: As You Sow requests the company report annually to shareholders (at reasonable cost, omitting proprietary information), and using quantitative indicators, the company’s actions beyond regulatory requirements to monitor and minimize methane leakage, including adopting a quantitative methane intensity reduction target for its operations. Resolution 2018 Withdrawn; Company will address
Duke Energy Coal BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Duke Energy publish a report assessing the public health impacts of its coal use on rates of illness, mortality, and infant death, due to coal related air and water pollution in communities adjacent to Duke’s coal operations, and provide a financial analysis of the cost to the Company of coal-related public health harms, including potential liability and reputational damage. The report should be published by 2019, at reasonable expense, and omit proprietary information. Resolution 2018 Pending
Emerson Greenhouse Gas Emissions BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that 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. Resolution 2018 Pending
Entergy Climate Change BE IT RESOLVED: With board oversight, shareholders request that Entergy prepare a report (at reasonable cost and omitting proprietary information) describing how the Company could adapt its enterprise-wide business model to significantly increase deployment of distributed-scale non-carbon-emitting electricity resources as a means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with limiting global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels. Resolution 2018 Pending
Equifax Executive Compensation BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders of Equifax Inc. (the “Company”) urge the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors to adopt a policy to use generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) when evaluating performance for purposes of determining senior executive compensation. The policy should be implemented in a way that does not violate any existing contractual obligation of the Company or the terms of any compensation or benefit plan. Resolution 2018 Pending
Exelon Methane BE IT RESOLVED: As You Sow requests the company report annually to shareholders (at reasonable cost, omitting proprietary information), and using quantitative indicators, the company’s actions beyond regulatory requirements to monitor and minimize methane leakage, including adopting a quantitative methane intensity reduction target for its operations. Resolution 2018 Withdrawn; company will address
ExxonMobil Climate Change BE IT RESOLVED: With board oversight, shareholders request ExxonMobil issue a report (at reasonable cost, omitting proprietary information) describing how the Company could adapt its business model to align with a decarbonizing economy by altering its energy mix to substantially reduce dependence on fossil fuels, including options such as buying, or merging with, companies with assets or technologies in renewable energy, and/or internally expanding its own renewable energy portfolio, as a means to reduce societal greenhouse gas emissions and protect shareholder value. Resolution 2018 Pending
Facebook Executive Compensation BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request Facebook’s Board issue a report discussing the merits of establishing a Risk Oversight Board Committee (at reasonable cost, within a reasonable time, and omit confidential and proprietary information). Resolution 2018 Pending
FirstEnergy Carbon Asset Risk BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that FirstEnergy, with Board oversight, produce a report, at reasonable cost and omitting proprietary information, assessing the long-term portfolio impacts of a scenario consistent with the internationally recognized Paris Agreement goal of limiting global increase in temperature to 2 degrees Celsius. Resolution 2018 Pending
Ford Climate Change BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Ford, with Board oversight, publish a report, at reasonable cost, describing whether and how our company’s fleet GHG emissions through 2025 will increase given its planned change in fleet mix and industry’s proposed weakening of CAFE standards or, conversely, how it plans to retain emissions consistent with, or better than, CAFE standards to ensure its products are sustainable in a rapidly decarbonizing vehicle market. Resolution 2018 Pending
General Motors Climate Change BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that General Motors, with Board oversight, publish a report, at reasonable cost, describing whether our company’s fleet GHG emissions through 2025 will increase, given the industry’s proposed weakening of CAFE standards or, conversely, how GM plans to retain emissions consistent with current CAFE standards, to ensure its products are sustainable in a rapidly decarbonizing vehicle market. Resolution 2018 Pending
Goldman Sachs Human Rights BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request Goldman Sachs modify its committee charters or other directives to ensure board committee oversight of issues of Human and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights. The charter should integrate with the Goldman Sachs Statement on Human Rights, and ensure oversight and policies to require in all relevant instances of corporate level, project or consortium financing that our Company and its fiduciaries ensure consideration of finance recipients’ policies and practices for potential impacts on Human and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, including respect for the Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous communities. Resolution 2018 Pending
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Climate Change BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that JPMorgan Chase prepare a report, omitting proprietary information and prepared at reasonable cost, by September 2018, on the reputational, financial and climate risks associated with project and corporate lending, underwriting, advising and investing for tar sands production and transportation. This report should include assessments of: Short- and medium-term risk of portfolio devaluation due to stranding of high cost tar sand assets. Whether JPMC’s tar sands financing is consistent with the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global temperature increase to “well below 2 degrees Celsius”. How tar sands financing aligns with our company’s support for Indigenous People’s rights. Reducing risk by establishing a specific policy, similar to that of other banks, restricting financing for tar sands projects and companies. Resolution 2018 Pending
Kraft Heinz Consumer Packaging BE IT RESOLVED THAT: Shareowners of Kraft Heinz request that the board of directors issue a report at reasonable cost, omitting confidential information, assessing the environmental impacts of continuing to use non-recyclable brand packaging. Resolution 2018 Pending
Kroger Consumer Packaging BE IT RESOLVED: Shareowners of Kroger request that the board of directors issue a report, at reasonable cost, omitting confidential information, assessing the environmental impacts of continuing to use unrecyclable brand packaging. Resolution 2018 Pending
Kroger Climate Change BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request Kroger produce a report, with board oversight, assessing the climate change risk reduction benefits of adopting quantitative, time-bound, enterprise-wide targets for increasing its renewable energy sourcing. The report should be produced at reasonable cost and exclude proprietary information. Resolution 2018 Pending
McDonald's Antibiotics & Factory Farms BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that the Board update the 2015 McDonald’s Global Vision for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Food Animals by setting global sourcing targets with timelines for pork and beef raised without the use of medically-important antibiotics for disease prevention purposes. Resolution 2018 Pending
McDonald's Consumer Packaging BE IT RESOLVED THAT: Shareowners of McDonald’s request that the board of directors issue a report at reasonable cost, omitting confidential information, assessing the environmental impacts of continued use of polystyrene foam-based food service ware, including quantifying the amount that could reach the environment, and assessing the potential for increased risk of adverse health effects to marine animals and humans. Resolution 2018 Withdrawn; Company will address
McKesson CEO Pay BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders of McKesson Corporation (the “Company”) urge the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors to adopt a policy that when using performance metrics to calculate senior executive compensation, the Company shall not adjust performance metrics that are calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The policy should be implemented in a way that does not violate any existing contractual obligation of the Company or the terms of any compensation or benefit plan. Resolution 2018 Pending
Mondelez International Consumer Packaging BE IT RESOLVED THAT: Shareowners of Mondelēz International request the Board to issue a report at reasonable cost, omitting confidential information, assessing the environmental impacts of continuing to use non-recyclable brand packaging. Resolution 2018 Pending
Monster Anti-Slavery BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request Monster Beverage to issue a report containing the criteria and analytical methodology used to determine its conclusion of “minimal risk” of slavery and human trafficking in its sugarcane supply chain. The report should be available by November 15, 2018, prepared at reasonable cost, and omitting proprietary and privileged information. Resolution 2018 Pending
Noble Energy Carbon Asset Risk BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that by 2019, Noble Energy publish, with board oversight, an assessment of the long-term portfolio impacts of scenarios consistent with the internationally recognized goal of limiting the global increase in temperature to 2 degrees Celsius. The assessment should outline the impacts of multiple, fluctuating demand and price scenarios on the company’s existing reserves and resource portfolio and explain how capital planning and business strategies incorporate analyses of the financial risks of a low-carbon transition. The report should be done at reasonable cost and omit proprietary information. Resolution 2018 Pending
Pepsi GMOs & Pesticides BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request the Board publish a report, at reasonable expense and omitting proprietary information, discussing the Company’s options for adoption of policies above and beyond legal compliance to prevent or minimize environmental and public health harms from glyphosate in the company’s supply chain. Resolution 2018 Pending
Sanderson Farms Antibiotics and Factory Farms BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Sanderson Farms adopt an enterprise-wide policy to phase out the use of medically important antibiotics for disease prevention in its supply chain. Shareholders further request the company publish timetables and measures for implementing this policy. Resolution 2018 Pending
Starbucks Coffee Consumer Packaging BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request that Starbucks issue a report to shareholders, to be prepared at reasonable cost and omitting proprietary information, fulfilling its environmental leadership commitments by scaling up efforts through a comprehensive policy on sustainable packaging. Resolution 2018 Pending
Tyson Antibiotics and Factory Farms BE IT RESOLVED: Shareholders request the Board of Directors adopt and implement a water stewardship policy designed to reduce risks of water contamination at: Tyson-owned facilities; facilities under contract to Tyson; and Tyson’s feed suppliers. Resolution 2018 Pending
Wells Fargo Climate Change BE IT RESOLVED, shareholders ask Wells Fargo to develop and adopt a global policy regarding the rights of indigenous peoples (the “policy”), which includes respect for the free, prior and informed consent of indigenous communities affected by WFC financing. The policy should include oversight mechanisms for its continued development, evaluation and implementation and should be posted on its website by May 2019. Resolution 2018 Pending