A guide to shareholder rights across six European countries
To support shareholder activism across Europe, ShareAction has compiled an overview of shareholder rights in six different countries: France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the UK.
Case Study: Schyssta Pensioner – the Swedish campaign for fair pensions
Since 2012 a coalition of Swedish civil society organisations has campaigned for better sustainability rules for Swedish state pension funds, aiming to ensure that the institutions invest in a socially and environmentally responsible way.
Case Study: Successful shareholder resolutions force BP and Shell to give climate change a #SeatAtTheTable
Shareholder resolutions, co-ordinated by the ‘Aiming for A’ investor coalition, with support from ShareAction and ClientEarth, got the overwhelming support of shareholders in 2015, mandating the energy giants to disclose their businesses’ risks against climate change