Theatrical Corporate-Climate Protesters Deserve Tony Awards of Their Own
— June 9, 2022
By Paul Tice
April, May and June are the cruelest months for corporate management teams as they spend the annual reporting and shareholder meeting season fending off growing demands for ESG policy commitments — chief among them getting to net-zero emissions and aligning with the climate targets the Paris agreement set.
Since most climate-related proxy fights have thus far failed, ESG advocates are increasingly resorting to theatrical demonstrations aimed at disrupting annual meetings and normal business operations. Acting out and acting up in public corporate settings is meant to embarrass and send a message to ESG laggards about their lack of action on climate and other progressive policy fronts.
Read the full New York Post article.
Paul Tice is an Adjunct Professor of Finance at NYU Stern.