Planet Tracker: Proxy voters ignoring environmental concerns

Votes cast from 2012-201

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Many ESG issues also never or rarely made the annual shareholder meetings
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Many ESG issues also never or rarely made the annual shareholder meetings

Environmental and social issues are being overwhelmingly ignored by proxy voters at company AGMs, according to findings from non-profit think tank Planet Tracker.

Planet Tracker found that despite an 80% increase in proposals submitted in annual shareholder meetings over last decade, environmental & social factors comprise only 7%. In an analysis of proposals...

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