Climate Scientist Joins Exxon Board
The oil and gas giant responds to years of shareowner action by appointing atmospheric scientist Susan Avery to its board of directors.

Investors Challenge Mutual Funds on Proxy Voting
Sustainable investment firms respond to update by Ceres by pressuring mutual funds on their proxy voting records relating to climate change. Second in a two-part series.

Many Large Mutual Funds Continue Failure to Address Climate Change
Ceres updates its annual report on voting climate-related resolutions by mutual funds, noting that several PRI signatories failed to support a single resolution in 2016. First in a two-part series.

US Chamber Targeted Senate in 2016 Dark Money Spending
Public Citizen reports that only the National Rifle Association spent more than the Chamber of Commerce’s $30 million during the 2016 federal election.

Companies Challenged to Adopt Science-Based Climate Goals
Over 100 publicly traded companies have reported to CDP that they will adopt science-based emissions reduction plans, and letters from members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility intend to hold them to their promises.

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