Investors For Climate Action Press Briefing

Recent Coverage:

Scientific American/Climate Wire: ExxonMobil Faces Showdown with Shareholders over Climate Change:  http://bit.ly/25lLoPy

Triple Pundit: It’s a Watershed Year for ExxonMobil/Chevron: http://bit.ly/1TGzIhO

Financial Spot: Exxon, facing heat over climate change, holds annual meeting: http://bit.ly/1sAK5up 

Dallas Morning News: Here are some of the activist groups taking on oil goliath Exxon: http://bit.ly/1OWLfKW

New York Times: Exxon Investors Seek Assurance as Climate Shifts, Along With Attitudes: http://nyti.ms/1scCUc3

New York Times: Climate Change Activists Either Prod Exxon Mobil or Dump It: http://nyti.ms/25nPXcb

Washington Post: Climate resolutions fall short at Exxon Mobil’s annual meeting: http://wapo.st/1ViAVyg

National Catholic Reporter: Sisters lead the way in mission investing that influences corporate policy and advances social good: http://bit.ly/1TC5avs

National Public Radio: Exxon Mobil, Chevron Shareholders Reject Resolutions Aimed At Battling Climate Change:http://n.pr/1ONVeNf

Grist: Exxon Mobil’s shareholders meeting was totally overrun by climate demands: http://bit.ly/1TCiRKW

Environmental Leader: ExxonMobil gets challenge from shareholders to reduce carbon: http://bit.ly/1sCQiG5

AP: Exxon, Chevron shareholders reject climate resolutions: http://bit.ly/249pNnv

 


Monday, May 23

Telebriefing #1 -- 11:30am Eastern -- Speakers will include investor advocates from the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, climate scientists and others who will be presenting resolutions on and/or speaking about the need for ExxonMobil (and Chevron) to adapt to a 2-degree scenario at their respective shareholder meetings.

(Note: Chevron’s shareholder meeting is also May 25 – contact Ja-Rei Wang for more information about related telebriefing and rally). 

Speaker Line-up:

  • Kathy Mulvey, Climate Accountability Campaign Manager, Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Sister Pat Daly, OP,  Dominican Sister of Caldwell, NJ and Executive Director of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investing
  • Danielle Fugere, President, As You Sow Foundation
  • Father Mike Crosby, Midwest Capuchin Franciscans
  • Dr. Michael MacCracken, Union of Concerned Scientists, Chief Scientist for Climate Change Programs with the Climate Institute in Washington, DC
  • Paul Paz y Miño, Director of Outreach and Online Strategy, Amazon Watch

 

Media Contact for the Union of Concerned Scientists: Ja-Rei Wang, 202-331-6943
[email protected]

Media Contact for the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility: Susana McDermott, 212-870-2938
[email protected]

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