OPINION | Directors' environmental credentials will soon be in the spotlight

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Shareholders are increasingly having their say on climate-related resolutions. But to effect change, they should avoid the mistakes of the say-on-pay movement, say Suzette Viviers, Nadia Mans-Kemp and Michael Janse van Vuuren.

Although shareholders have filed climate-related resolutions at US companies since the 1980s, recent (2021) wins in the oil and gas industry have propelled the say-on-climate movement onto the global stage.

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