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2011-06-23 12:00:00

With Record 109 Resolutions Filed, Investors Achieve Strong Results on Natural Gas "Fracking," Water, Coal Ash Disposal and Oil Refinery Safety at Annual Shareholder Meetings BOSTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investors achieved noteworthy victories during this year's shareholder proxy season, with a record 109 shareholder resolutions filed with 81 U.S. and Canadian companies on climate change, unconventional fossil fuel production and related sustainability risks and...

2011-02-17 09:58:00

Shareholders Urge Energy Companies to Tackle Risks from Climate Change, Water Scarcity and Other Environmental Threats BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Affirming the financial risks that climate change and other environmental concerns pose to leading energy companies, investors announced today the filing of 66 climate and energy related shareholder resolutions with 41 coal, electric power and oil companies in the 2011 proxy season, making 2011 a record for shareholder engagement in...

2010-11-16 11:15:00

Investors Say Weak U.S. Policies Causing Private Capital To Go Overseas; Strong Policies Needed to Close Widening Climate Investment Gap BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's largest global investors have a powerful message for climate negotiators in Cancun and the new U.S. Congress: take action now in the fight against global warming or risk economic disruptions far more severe than the recent financial crisis. Citing potential climate-related GDP losses of up to...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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