Posted By Rachel Alembakis on in Corporate Reporting, Environment, Governance, Top News

The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) is seeking Rio Tinto shareholders to support a resolution on lobby group spending at Rio’s forthcoming AGM.

Brynn O’Brien, executive director, ACCR

ACCR is seeking 100 or more shareholders to support a resolution calling on Rio Tinto to quit its membership in the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA). ACCR says that Rio Tinto’s position on climate change and energy policy is no longer aligned with MCA’s lobbying policies, and thus, it “doesn’t make sense” for Rio Tinto to spend shareholder money on supporting the MCA. 

 

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Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis

Publisher/Editor at The Sustainability Report
Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.
Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.

Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis

Publisher/Editor at The Sustainability Report
Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.
Rachel Alembakis

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