Shareholder Proposals

Shareholder activism allows everyday people to influence large companies into making changes. How exactly can we have an impact? Individuals or in some cases, advocacy groups, can submit shareholder proposals.
A shareholder proposal is a recommendation to a company for a specific course of action. Recommendations are submitted and put to a vote at companies' annual meetings.
While shareholder proposals can focus on any number of issues that one would want to propose a change, the lack of climate action at many companies, is a major concern that prompts an immediate need for shareholder proposals that call for companies to start making strides towards reducing their carbon footprints.
You may recognize this as a shareholder meeting, but most of them don't look like this (anymore).
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