Ahead of the Barclays annual general meeting today (7 May), ShareAction and the 11 institutional investors behind Resolution 30 – aimed at compelling the bank to bring its energy financing in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement – submitted this statement to the Barclays’ board.
In recent years we have seen a rise in biomass being burnt to generate electricity, mostly in former coal power plants.Great right? Replacing dirty coal with wood. Unfortunately, it is not that simple.
ShareAction’s Joe Brooks examines Shell’s and BP’s pay policies in the context of climate change and the energy transition.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shone the light of the role of supermarkets in society, but their role goes way beyond keeping us fed.
As the economic fall-out of Covid-19 continues, ShareAction’s Simon Rawson examines why we need to refocus on the “S” of ESG.
Companies and investors have a vital role to play in gender equality in the Covid-19 crisis, argues ShareAction’s Rachel Hargreaves.
It’s that time of year again – AGM Season 2020 is upon us. ShareAction will be asking tough questions of the biggest UK companies – and we need your help!
New research has collated the public commitments and activities of the UK’s top 10 retailers when it comes to tackling childhood obesity. But how transparent are supermarkets being, and what actions are they taking?
There is little evidence to suggest a systematic overreliance on the recommendations of proxy advisors for environmental, social and lobbying proposals.
As the World Economic Forum gets underway in Davos, Switzerland we outline four steps that show how our money can change everything.
Together with over 100 Barclays’ investors, ShareAction has filed the first ever climate-related shareholder resolution at a European bank. This is significant. Why? Because banks are the laggards of climate action.