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Shareholder Activism in the Energy Sector
04/12/2012 - Brian Kennedy, Global Sector Head, Energy & Natural Resources
Leveraging the increased investor focus witnessed during the 2011 proxy season, environmental activists are looking to undermine the strategies and operations of energy companies by calling into question their environmental policies under the guise of transparency and risk mitigation.
As we go through the 2012 proxy season, the Energy & Natural Resources Sector of FTI Consulting’s Strategic Communications Practice has taken a deep dive into the issue, exploring the increased traction gained in recent years by shareholder resolutions relating to the environment and social responsibility.