Posts Tagged with "agm"

Reportback: Divestmentment Students Pay Brian Moynihan a Visit

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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Reportback: Divestmentment Students Pay Brian Moynihan a Visit

This is a guest blog by students Camila Bustos (Brown University) and Alli Welton (Harvard University). Earlier this month, we traveled from our universities in New England down to Charlotte, NC to attend Bank of America’s annual shareholder meeting with Rainforest Action Network. At the end of the school year, the trip meant skipping exams [...]

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It’s Bank of America’s Annual Shareholder Meeting: Time to Voice Discontent

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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It’s Bank of America’s Annual Shareholder Meeting: Time to Voice Discontent

I know you care—in the past couple months, you’ve already taken multiple online actions to urge Bank of America to stop funding the coal industry. And as you are reading this, I am outside the Bank of America shareholder meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, with a group of 30 people who have been negatively impacted by [...]

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Investors Don’t Want To Go To Hell With Chevron

Monday, June 6, 2011

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Investors Don’t Want To Go To Hell With Chevron

The fallout from Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting continues. In addition to the protesters outside the meeting, Chevron found itself “under siege” inside the meeting as well, according to the San Jose Mercury News. In fact, it faced something of a shareholder insurrection, as major investors (who collectively manage over $160 billion in assets) accused Chevron [...]

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Chevron Responds To Human Suffering With Cowardly Evasions and Duplicitous Attacks

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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Chevron Responds To Human Suffering With Cowardly Evasions and Duplicitous Attacks

Last week three courageous Ecuadoreans traveled from the Amazon to Chevron’s shareholder meeting in San Ramon, CA to take their calls for justice directly to the company’s management, board, and shareholders. Even I was shocked by Chevron’s callousness and disregard for the human suffering caused by its business operations. I wrote a post last Wednesday [...]

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RAN Activists Unfurl 50′ Banner: “Chevron Guilty-Clean Up Amazon”

Monday, May 23, 2011

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RAN Activists Unfurl 50′ Banner: “Chevron Guilty-Clean Up Amazon”

UPDATE (10:57AM PST 05/24/11): All of the activists were released from jail early this morning. Everyone was charged with misdemeanors. UPDATE (7:34PM PST): The seven activists who pulled off today’s action at Chevron’s Richmond refinery are in Contra Costa County Jail being processed. They’re all in good spirits and proud of what they accomplished today. [...]

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Standing Up To Chevron

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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Standing Up To Chevron

I’m an American and I’m standing up to Chevron to demand justice in Ecuador. A delegation of Ecuadoreans will be coming up for the shareholder meeting so that they can take their calls for justice directly to Chevron’s shareholders, management, and board members. They’ve just issued a passionate appeal to Americans to stand in solidarity [...]

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Bank of Montreal Confronted on Indigenous Rights

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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Bank of Montreal Confronted on Indigenous Rights

CEO Bill Downe’s unmistakable message at today’s Shareholder Meeting was that Bank of Montreal has changed. During his 10 minute speech, “change” showed up 14 times! The “world has changed” he declared. “Embrace change.” “If there’s one thing I hope you take away from these remarks,” he concluded, “it’s that BMO is changing.” I half [...]

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Chevron’s New Low: 20 Global Community Leaders Rejected, 5 Arrested at AGM

Friday, May 28, 2010

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The Chevron Corporation and it’s CEO John Watson hit a new low in disrespecting human rights and showing it’s true colors to how they regard the communities they pollute and operate in. 27 people from around the world traveled to Houston for Chevron’s 2010 Annual Shareholders meeting. Of the 27 delegates from countries ranging from [...]

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Coal makes BoA’s Ken Lewis red in the face at AGM

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

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Today’s Bank of America shareholder meeting was a packed house and CEO Ken Lewis was not having a very good day. Poor guy, first he had to deal with the crazy shareholder lady who launched into a monologue about how much she loved him, then with shareholder annoyance over the impending Countrywide deal and THEN [...]

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I got a date with Citi! (or, Inside the Citi AGM)

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

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I’m about to hop on a plane to Charlotte, but I wanted to capture some of the excitement from Citi’s Annual Shareholder Meeting. It was an amazing day – there were over 50 activists outside on the streets making sure that every shareholder that entered the meeting had absolutely NO doubt that Citi is funding [...]

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