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Every spring, giant global companies host their annual general meetings — a tightly scripted snoozefest even for most investors, but increasingly open season for activist investors who want to change companies approaches to energy and climate.
I spoke this week to one of the most powerful activists, the New York City Comptroller Brad Lander, who manages $242 billion in pensions for teachers, cops, and other city employees. Read on for how he’s trying to use that pool of money to pull other asset managers along.
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