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Climate change activists divided on how to get ExxonMobil to address issue

One camp fights as shareholders, the other urges investors to divest

MAKING AN IMPACT: "If we divested tomorrow, we're not going to put ExxonMobil out of business . . . And one of the things we will lose is the ability to move them in a different direction as a shareholder," said Mr DiNapoli, New York state comptroller.


FIGHT or flight? Those are, in essence, the two very different approaches that the activist community is taking with ExxonMobil these days.

One group is made up of investors who want to hold on to their stakes in the company and prod the oil and gas giant - through...

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