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The world's biggest investors get louder on ESG

Perhaps never before have the world's biggest fund managers been so vocal about how they plan to vote in annual shareholder meetings.

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It's not only US asset manager Neuberger Berman, which telegraphed its decisions for more than 30 companies during this proxy season.

Blackrock is regularly posting bulletins about its votes. Vanguard Group, in a rare move for the firm, revealed how it voted in the recent landmark overhaul of Exxon Mobil's board of directors.

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