by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder
As appearing on Junkscience.com
Our securities laws are supposed to be built on a foundation of full and fair disclosure. So today I came across this Reuters article (Web | PDF) on the shareholder proposals to be voted on at the May 27 ExxonMobil annual shareholder meeting.
Since I had also filed a shareholder proposal with ExxonMobil, I was curious to see what proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) had to recommend on my climate-related proposal. Reuters mentioned it in this final paragraph:
So ISS is parroting the same false and misleading story that the staff of the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected when ExxonMobil asked the SEC for permission to exclude my proposal from being considered at its annual meeting.