BP Shareholders Adopt Climate Resolution

May 22, 2019

(Photo: BP)
(Photo: BP)

BP shareholders overwhelmingly approved a climate resolution on Tuesday backed by investors and the oil and gas company which calls for it to meet the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

The resolution, co-filed by shareholder group Climate Action 100+, won the support of 99.14% of the votes.

A second resolution, filed by activist group Follow This which BP's board urged shareholders toA second resolution, filed

by activist group Follow This which BP's board urged shareholders to vote against, received 8.35% of the votes.


(Reporting by Ron Bousso, editing by Louise Heavens)



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