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2019

  • Mercer PR ruling a warning to companies linked to refugee policy
    11/7/19
    Border Industrial Complex
  • ASX 100 failing to disclose workforce
    1/7/19
    Workforce Disclosure Report
  • New ACCR report finds growing support for shareholder proposals
    22/5/19
    Proxy Voting Report
  • Unanswered questions over supply safety risks in Sigma’s supply chain
    17/5/19
    Sigma
  • Santos challenged on climate at AGM
    2/5/19
    Santos
  • Telstra to scrutinise Business Council's 'Climate Policy Obstruction'
    29/4/19
    Telstra
  • Equinor poised to pressure lobbyists undermining climate action
    24/4/19
    Equinor
  • Labor ‘captured’ by gas industry
    23/4/19
    Gas
  • Rio Tinto Industry Association commitment
    12/4/19
    Rio Tinto industry association
  • Media comment: Shell’s industry association review fails Australia
    3/4/19
    Shell
  • New ACCR report finds decent work crucial to security of prescription drug supply
    21/3/19
    Social Risk Report
  • Climate villains victorious in WA
    14/3/19
    EPA
  • Franchising report: investors must hold franchising companies accountable for widespread wage theft
    14/3/19
    Franchising Report
  • ACCR files shareholder resolutions to Santos and Woodside
    1/3/19
    Santos and Woodside
  • Glencore declares ‘peak coal’
    20/2/19
    Glencore
  • Santos Climate Change Report 2019: reduce emissions by burning more gas
    21/2/19
    Santos
  • On the landmark Rocky Hill mine decision
    8/2/19
    Rocky Hill coal mine
  • Banking Royal Commission: regulators must overcome ‘catastrophic impotence’
    4/2/19
    Banking Royal Commission

 

2018

  • Ken Henry calls out Business Council on climate; refuses to rule out Bight oil and gas projects
    19/12/18
    NAB
  • Investors call for Australia to close coal power by 2030
    10/12/18
    IPCC
  • Has BHP Chosen Coal Over Coral?
    25/10/2018
    BHP
  • NAB commits to reviewing lobby's role in climate and energy
    18/10/18
    NAB
  • Origin Energy AGM: record 46% vote slams anti-climate lobby
    17/10/18
    Origin
  • Westpac to scrutinise Business Council of Australia’s climate lobbying
    15/10/18
    Westpac
  • ACCR to increase shareholder activism after IPCC report
    10/10/18
    IPCC
  • ASIC report proves investors must step up on climate risk
    20/9/18
    ASIC
  • Shareholders challenge Origin consent under UN principles
    19/9/18
    Origin
  • Airlines at risk of engaging in human rights abuses as more asylum seekers and refugees await removal to Sri Lanka
    10/9/18
    Qantas
  • Qantas responds to deportations to danger - out of step with investors and international law
    1/9/18
    Qantas
  • Qantas to face shareholders at AGM - deportations to danger
    28/8/18
    Qantas
  • ACCR to file shareholder resolution calling on Qantas to end deportations to danger
    10/8/18
    Qantas
  • Shareholder action under consideration over Qantas’ position on asylum and refugee deportation
    9/8/18
    Qantas
  • Gender pay equity: ASX 100 companies rated
    24/7/18
    Gender Report
  • Minerals Council’s coal projections at odds with Paris Agreement
    19/6/18
    Minerals Council of Australia
  • Investors have a key role to play in the energy debate
    20/6/18
    Paris Agreement
  • Rio Tinto: 18% vote against coal lobby
    2/5/18
    Rio Tinto
  • Shareholder revolt at Rio Tinto’s London AGM over “outright climate hypocrisy”
    12/4/18
    Rio Tinto
  • BHP to remain in the US Chamber of Commerce
    5/4/18
    BHP
  • BHP risks investor blowback through association with Canavan’s fossil fuels-friendly taskforce
    28/3/18
    BHP
  • Rio Tinto decision not to allow the resolution to be heard at the UK AGM
    8/3/18
    Rio Tinto
  • Global investors worth AU$84 billion line up against coal lobbying: Rio resolution
    28/2/18
    Rio Tinto
  • BHP and MCA at loggerheads on coal, again
    25/1/18
    Minerals Council of Australia

 

2017

  • ACCR's lines on BHP review
    19/12/17
    BHP
  • The Minerals Council of Australia strikes again – kills off Clean Energy Target in Australia
    17/10/17
    BHP
  • Minerals Council membership on the chopping block at BHP AGM tomorrow
    15/11/17
    BHP
  • BHP’s millions for Minerals Council speak louder than words
    8/11/17
    BHP
  • BHP AGM: UK investors face-to-face with Australia’s ‘decade of climate and energy policy chaos’
    20/10/17
    BHP
  • $430 billion CalPERS to support BHP shareholder resolution at UK AGM
    16/10/17
    BHP
  • Brendan Pearson's resignation as CEO of the Minerals Council of Australia
    22/09/17
    Minerals Council of Australia
  • BHP shareholder resolution requests end to relationship with Minerals Council of Australia
    18/09/17
    BHP
  • BHP responds to shareholder concerns about the Minerals Council of Australia
    19/11/17
    BHP