Climate-change investing moves beyond the big oil companies 

May 23, 2019 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

Investors are pushing big companies to do better on the environment. And their focus isn't just on big oil and power companies. In the next few weeks, Amazon shareholders will vote on a proposal to push the company to describe how it's curbing its use of fossil fuels. In California, investors of Ross Stores are asking the retailer of off-price clothing to set goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. And in Kentucky, Yum Brands shareholders are seek an annual tally on what the parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell is doing about deforestation caused by its suppliers.

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