And for Shell We Present an “Erratum”

May 18, 2011By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured 1 Comment

Sometimes the best protests are the most simple and symbolic. Yesterday, Shell’s shareholders and senior management at the company’s AGM in the Hague were presented with an “erratum” to the company’s recent Annual Report. The spoof report by Friends of the Earth looks like a real Shell report, until you start to read it. For … Read More

Shell Faces Shareholder Revolt

May 6, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

It’s amazing really that shareholders in Big Oil really only ever seem to care about the size of the bonuses of the top executives or the size of their reserves. The fact that their investments are fuelling climate change is not a concern for mainstream investors.

“Hands Off Iraqi Oil” Protest @ Shell AGM

May 19, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post

Anyone with time on their hands and a conscience in their heart should head down to Shell’s AGM tomorrow, to join the Corporate Pirates, listen to music from The Carbon Town Crier or comedy from Hands ON Iraqi Oil. Go and show solidarity with the people of Rossport Ireland, Nigeria, Canada and beyond, who are … Read More

Exxon Faces Shareholder Revolt over Climate Change

May 19, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post

Shell is not the only company facing shareholder anger. ExxonMobil faces a shareholder revolt led by the billionaire Rockefeller family that also has the support of four significant British institutional investors. They are calling for a shake-up in the governance of the world’s biggest oil company.