Investors overseeing £1.8trn in assets call for AGM votes on climate transition plans

Premier Miton and Charles Stanley

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Investors collectively holding £1.8trn in assets have penned letters to 35 chairs of FTSE 350 companies, calling on them to hold votes on their climate transition plans at next year’s annual general meetings.

CCLA Investment Management, Sarasin & Partners, Premier Miton, Nordea AM and Charles Stanley are among the 18 investors that have signed the letter. The letter focuses on companies that emit high amounts of greenhouse gases and are within sectors considered to face "heightened climate risks", the actions of which are "essential" to the accelerated measures required to meet the Paris goals, and where the risks investors face are "substantial". 'Misguided': Jupiter and Robeco join £1.5trn investor group urging Sunak to stop green delay Investors have for several years called on compa...

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