Shareholders Increasingly Concerned About Climate Change

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It might surprise some investors to know that through the first six months of this year, environmental and social concerns comprised 40% of all shareholder proposals, dwarfing the standard compensation and board-related resolutions that made up 29% and 18%, respectively. In this video, Fool.com contributors Aimee Duffy and Tyler Crowe talk about which fossil fuel-intensive industries are facing increasing scrutiny, and how no company in any industry is immune from this sort of action.

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The article Shareholders Increasingly Concerned About Climate Change originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributors Aimee Duffy and Tyler Crowe have no position in any stocks mentioned. For more energy information, follow them on Twitter, @TMFDuffy and @TylerCroweFool.The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Facebook. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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