Investors File 54 Global Warming-Related Shareholder Resolutions

Author: Environmental Leader [USA], Published on: 9 March 2008

U.S. investors have filed 54 global warming shareholder resolutions with U.S. companies, nearly doubling the number filed two years ago.Companies targeted in the 2008 proxy season include Dynegy..., Massey Energy..., ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips..., U.S. Airways...and Standard Pacific... Fourteen of the 54 resolutions were withdrawn by investors after the companies agreed to disclose potential impacts from emerging climate regulations and strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions... [The] withdrawals involved...Allegheny Energy, Alliant Energy, Dominion Resources...Southern [Company]...Continental, El Paso, Harley Davidson, KB Home , Lowes, Ryder, Big Lots, Parkway Properties and Kirby Corp. [also refers to positive actions by following companies after resolutions were filed in 2007: ConocoPhillips, Wells Fargo, Hartford Insurance (part of Hartford Financial Services)]

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Related companies: Allegheny Energy Alliant Energy Big Lots ConocoPhillips Continental Airlines (part of United Continental) Dominion Resources Dynegy El Paso Energy ExxonMobil Harley-Davidson Hartford Financial Services KB Home Kirby Lowe's Massey Energy (part of Alpha Natural Resources) Parkway Properties Ryder Southern Company Standard Pacific (now CalAtlantic Group) US Airways Wells Fargo