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Climate change takes centre stage at Exxon and Chevron AGMs

More proposals up for vote as environmental concerns once considered peripheral by investors become mainstream

The tension is most acute at Exxon, which has denied accusations from environmentalists that it misled the public on climate change risks. The New York attorney-general is investigating the company.


EXXON Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp will face their toughest-ever push by shareholders concerned about a warming world at their annual general meetings (AGMs) on Wednesday, as the Paris accord to tackle climate change ratchets up investor pressure on two of the world's largest oil