These figures show the potential of resolutions to turn words into actions, “passing the baton” from investors who committed to aligning their portfolio with Paris goals to their investees. They illustrate the need to further organize and engage in collective shareholder actions, such as the Climate Action 100+ coalition. They also reveal the gap: among 500 climate-related resolutions, only 11 resolutions requested consistency with a 2°C pathway or better. Given the recent investor pledges, we expect Paris-aligned resolutions to rise dramatically in the next few years.
Funder information: This report has received funding from EIT Climate-KIC.