Almost a third of shareholders defied the wishes of Shell board members to vote in favour of a resolution tabled by an activist shareholder group at its annual general meeting today.
A fresh example of the pressure mounting on oil and gas firms to speed up their transitions away from fossil fuels was served up by investors at BP’s annual general meeting today.
Scottish oil and gas firm Cairn Energy was on the end of a stinging shareholder revolt over bosses’ pay today.
As Europe’s oil majors prepare to host their annual shareholder meetings, one topic is garnering almost all the attention.
Energy giant BP has urged shareholders to reject a climate change resolution at its AGM in May amid claims its strategy is at odds with a key international pact.
Dutch activist investor Follow This filed a climate resolution for BP Plc’s annual general meeting, having received support from the oil giant earlier this year. But the two parties were ultimately unable to agree on the final details in order to put forward the resolution together.
Greenpeace is staging a “socially distanced protest” outside BP’s London headquarters as the energy giant is due to begin its annual general meeting.
A shareholder activist group has claimed a ‘big win’ after an increase in the number of investor votes urging Shell to meet its climate targets.
BP is reassessing the “chosen venue” for its 2020 Annual General Meeting as the planned site is being converted into a coronavirus field hospital.
Pope Francis, cigarettes, elephants and caribou all figured in the arguments as investors ramped up environmental pressure on energy giant BP at its first annual general meeting (AGM) in Aberdeen yesterday.
Climate change activists will take to the streets of Aberdeen today to protest against BP’s oil exploration and production plans.
Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell said today that it would call for the removal of a resolution on climate change at its annual general meeting.
When BP Plc meets with shareholders next week, it’ll be facing one of the clearest signals yet that the fossil-fuel business is facing an adapt-or-die reckoning.
Statoil shareholders have approved a dividend of USD 0.2201 per share for the fourth quarter 2015 at the oil giant's annual general meeting.
The boss of British Gas owner Centrica has faced investor anger over his £3 million pay package during the company’s annual general meeting (AGM).
British Gas owner Centrica lost almost 250,000 customers in the first three months of the year as competition in the energy market continues to bite.
BP Chief Executive Bob Dudley today rejected claims the oil giant had gone backwards on renewables.
BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg today insisted shareholders’ concerns over directors’ pay had been taken on board after they voted overwhelmingly against rises.
BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg today praised his team's "seriously impressive" performance amid the oil downturn.