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SEC Raises Bar for Shareholder Resolutions   
September 25, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal - Critics say the move would chill corporate democracy by changing the rules for submitting resolutions for a vote at company shareholder meetings. Companies complain about costs caused by gadfly investors.
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Stakeholders vs. Shareholders   
September 25, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal - A new SEC rule raises the bar for corporate proxy proposals.
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CEOs Notch Win As SEC Adds Hurdles For Shareholder Campaigns   
September 24, 2020
Source: Financial Advisor - The Council of Institutional Investors, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Neuberger Berman were among those commenting in opposition. • Commissioners approved the new rule in the 3-2 vote, with the two Republican members...
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China's surprise climate pledge leaves Australia 'naked in the wind', analysts say   
September 24, 2020
Source: The Guardian on MSN.com - Beijing now has a more ambitious long-term climate goal than Australia – and there are fears that could have a dire impact on our economy
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Exit from fossil fuels quickens after California, China signal shift   
September 24, 2020
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - California's plan to ban new sales of fossil-fuel cars and China's first net-zero target show that climate action is beginning to accelerate, analysts say.
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CII calls for companies to use standardized sustainability metrics   
September 24, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - "Investors increasingly seek decision-useful, comparable and reliable information about sustainability performance in corporate disclosures in order to better understand how non-financial metrics can impact business and...
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CEOs notch victory as SEC adds hurdles for shareholder campaigns   
September 24, 2020
Source: Seattle Times - The Council of Institutional Investors, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Neuberger Berman were among those commenting in opposition. – In a separate rule change, the SEC on Wednesday voted 3-2 on rule changes to give...
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Corporate groups cheer, investors cry foul as U.S. tightens shareholder rights rules   
September 24, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-2 on Wednesday to make it tougher for shareholders to push companies on issues such as climate change, social justice and diversity, with Democratic commissioners...
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Anything but wind or solar: Taylor’s technology plan is “roadmap to nowhere”   
September 22, 2020
Source: RenewEconomy - The Coalition’s latest energy policy labelled a ‘roadmap to nowhere’, after sidelining wind and solar and failing to set a post-2030 emissions target.
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Morrison's rejection of 2050 net zero emissions target is at odds with Paris agreement, experts say   
September 22, 2020
Source: The Guardian - Erwin Jackson, policy director with the Investor Group on Climate Change and an observer at international climate conferences since the 1990s, said it was “very clear” that by ratifying the Paris agreement Australia...
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