'Totally insincere': Splits emerge over investor response to Total's net zero pledge

Cecilia Keating
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While some investors welcomed the latest net zero pledge from a leading oil giant, others believe yesterday's announcement was a 'clear attempt to stave off a shareholder rebellion at its AGM'

A row has erupted over the net zero emissions pledge unveiled yesterday by oil and gas giant Total, with a number of investors slamming it as "totally insincere" and a calculated attempt to undermine a...

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