BP faces shareholder challenge over carbon targets

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/dec/10/bp-faces-shareholder-challenge-over-carbon-targets

Published By: Climate change | The Guardian Link: http://https://www.findclimateanswers.com/bp-faces-shareholder-challenge-over-carbon-targets/

Company is among energy firms being urged to set goals in line with Paris agreement

BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil face a shareholder challenge to set carbon targets in line with the Paris climate agreement, as a green group seeks to repeat its success in pressuring Shell to set environmental benchmarks.

When Shell’s chief executive, Ben van Beurden, laid out an ambitious long-term carbon target last year, he acknowledged the role played by a resolution on carbon targets submitted by Dutch activist shareholders Follow This.

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