Alta Mesa Executives Ignored Their Engineers And Mislead Investors

By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog Blog. -

In April, a judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by former investors in the shale oil company Alta Mesa could proceed. Their case alleges multiple instances of fraud and reveals that not only did [...]

Tech Giants Face Rising pressure from shareholder activists

Activist shareholders are pushing for the proposals to be adopted during this week’s annual meetings, the first to be held after a year that’s included nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, a [...]

Shareholders Push To End Secret Political Spending

By Judd Legum and Tesnim Zekeria, Popular.info. -

Popular Information focuses a lot of attention on the activities of corporate PACs, even though the dollar figures involved are relatively small. Corporate PACs can contribute a maximum of $5,000 [...]

Shareholders Demand Dominion Energy Clean Up Its Reporting

By Freeda Cathcart, Blue Virginia. -

Shareholders have submitted a resolution calling on Dominion Energy to fully disclose its lobbying efforts. The resolution will be voted on Wednesday morning at Dominion’s annual meeting.  When [...]

Activist Investor Urges Exxon Shareholders To Vote Against Directors

The activist investor leading a proxy fight to reshape Exxon Mobil Corp on Monday named the four directors it wants shareholders to remove at the oil company’s upcoming annual general [...]

P&G Investors Challenge CEO Over Forest Destruction Concerns

By Stand Earth, Popular Resistance. -

Washington - In a shocking move by Procter & Gamble’s shareholders that defied the company’s own recommendations, two-thirds of Procter & Gamble (P&G) shareholders voted “yes” at the company’s [...]

Corporations Should Have To Hear From Their Owners

By Fran Teplitz, Otherwords.org -

When we think about ways to pressure corporations to improve their practices, we may think of petitions, street demonstrations, boycotts, or social media campaigns. Yet there’s another way that’s [...]

Challenging A Wall Street Giant On Pay

By Inequality.org staff, inequality.org -

By Inequality.org staff. Investor and philanthropist Stephen Silberstein has set up a CEO pay showdown at the May 25 BlackRock annual meeting in New York City. The Wall Street firm’s CEO, [...]

Investors Urge FCC to Protect Net Neutrality

By Open Mic, www.openmic.org -

A group of investment firms and foundations with widely-diversified investment portfolios today called upon the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt network neutrality rules that [...]

Uranium Mining Protesters At Cameco Shareholders Meeting

By Wendy Winiewski, www.globalnews.ca -

The agenda for Cameco’s annual general meeting took a turn Wednesday when a group of protesters showed up at Cameco’s head office. The focus shifted from updating shareholders on the financial [...]

Activists Swarm Lowe’s Shareholder Meeting, Demand End To Bee-Killing Pesticides

By SumOfUs, www.SumOfUs.org -

On Friday May 30th, outside of Lowe’s Annual Shareholder Meeting, members of SumOfUs.org, joined by beekeepers from around the country, and a giant inflatable bee, will draw attention to the [...]

Meet Moms Who Crashed McDonald’s Shareholder Meeting

By Yes! Editors, www.nationofchange.org -

Casey Hinds showed up at her first McDonald's annual shareholder meeting in Illinois Thursday—to crash it. For months, she and five other nutrition-blogger moms prepared to confront McDonald's [...]

Merger Protests Greet Comcast’s Annual Shareholder Meeting

By Hadas Kuznits, www.philadelphia.cbslocal.com -

Demonstrators gathered this morning outside Comcast Corporation’s annual shareholders’ meeting to show opposition to the company’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable. Outside the Kimmel [...]

Arrests At Peabody’s Annual Shareholder Meeting

By Students Against Peabody, www.vimeo.com -

"I am proud to stand with allies from Black Mesa and Rocky Branch against Peabody. Our campaign at WashU is not an isolated one; we stand together with communities all across the country to [...]

Bank Of America Protested Over Coal And Climate Finance

By Rainforest Action Network, www.ran.org -

An international coalition of shareholders and community leaders from as far away as Bogota, Colombia, will testify to the grave impacts resulting from Bank of America’s financing of the coal [...]

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