How Exxon Lost a Board Battle With a Small Hedge Fund

The oil giant’s unexpected boardroom defeat by an activist investor hinged on a few key moments.

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Activists Crashed Exxon’s Board, but Forcing Change Will Be Hard

The tension between climate goals and lifting Exxon Mobil’s profits could make it difficult for activists to make progress.

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Exxon Mobil to Square Off With Climate Change Activists

Shareholders elected at least two of the four directors nominated by a coalition of investors that said the oil giant was not investing enough in cleaner energy.

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Exxon Mobil Faces Off Against Activist Investors on Climate Change

The oil company will hold a contested election for four board seats at its annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday.

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After a Bruising Year, the Oil Industry Confronts a Diminished Future

Big oil companies lost billions in 2020 because of the pandemic and face broad questions about how they will adapt to climate change and regulations.

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‘Is Exxon a Survivor?’ The Oil Giant Is at a Crossroads.

Exxon Mobil is struggling to find its footing as demand for oil and gas falls and world leaders and businesses pledge to fight climate change.

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