Posts Tagged with "shareholder"

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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As Protesters Gather Outside Chevron Shareholder Meeting, Investors Call On Company To Rethink Ecuador Strategy

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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As Protesters Gather Outside Chevron Shareholder Meeting, Investors Call On Company To Rethink Ecuador Strategy

RAN activists are joining a huge protest outside of Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting this morning to demand the company take responsibility for its pollution in communities around the globe. Representatives from Angola, Ecuador, Nigeria, Indonesia, Canada, Alaska, and Texas, as well as from right here in California and several other places impacted by the company’s [...]

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Chevron Laughing All The Way To The Bank While Americans Face Pain At The Pump

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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Chevron Laughing All The Way To The Bank While Americans Face Pain At The Pump

Here in California, the average price of a gallon of gas is over $4.00. In most of the rest of the country, the price is hovering somewhere just under $4.00. In most cases this is nearly a dollar more per gallon than at this same time last year, and more than $0.10 more than just [...]

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Cargill leaves a palm oil mess in Papua New Guinea

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

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Cargill Inc., the world’s largest agribusiness company, has announced the sale of their palm oil plantations in the remote tropical nation of Papua New Guinea (PNG). Cargill owns mills and plantations in Indonesia, Malaysia, and until today, PNG, and trades palm oil globally produced by at least 25 additional palm oil producers in Indonesia and [...]

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RBC – Get out of the Tar Sands!!! Pt. 2

Thursday, February 26, 2009

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Update - just in from Mark in Toronto (with pictures): We had a great protest this morning in Toronto at the Royal Bank headquarters. Fifteen activists greeted RBC employees on their way to work for an hour and a half. We had a banner that read “RBC creates climate chaos. Renewables not tar sands.”  As [...]

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RBC – Get out of the Tar Sands!!!

Thursday, February 26, 2009

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RBC is Canada’s largest bank and a premier sponsor of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. They’re also Canada’s largest financier of the Alberta Tar Sands – one of the most environmentally destructive projects on earth. Today in Vancouver was RBC’s annual general meeting for shareholders, the one time when the officers of the company are obliged [...]

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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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ADM Execs, Shareholders and Employees hear from RAN and Indigenous leaders at Annual Meeting

Friday, November 9, 2007

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As a culmination of our week long journey with Indigenous and community leaders from Brazil, Paraguay and Papua New Guinea, we visited the heartland of our country to attend and protest at ADM’s Annual Shareholder’s Meeting in Decatur, Illinois. Decatur, Illinois is soy town. It’s also the headquarters city of ADM, Archer Daniels Midland, one [...]

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