99% vote of support sees Barclays adopt climate resolution to be net-zero

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Shareholders at Barclays AGM have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a resolution to see the bank become net-zero by 2050.
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Shareholders at Barclays AGM have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a resolution to see the bank become net-zero by 2050.

A total 99% of voters at Barclays 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) have voted in support of a climate resolution following continued pressure from shareholders and the industry to lower investments in fossil fuels.

Shareholders at the AGM - held virtually from London on 7 May - voted overwhelmingly in favour of a resolution to see Barclays become net-zero by 2050. In a statement to shareholders, chairman N...

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