Shareholder uprising at Exxon Mobil

Members of the Rockefeller family are joining other Exxon Mobil shareholders in support of a resolution that would remove Exxon's CEO, Rex Tillerson, as chairman of the board. Other resolutions include a push for research into global warming and alternative energy sources, including wind turbines and lower emissions.

Members of the Rockefeller family are joining other Exxon Mobil shareholders in support of a resolution that would remove Exxon's CEO, Rex Tillerson, as chairman of the board. Other resolutions include a push for research into global warming and alternative energy sources, including wind turbines and lower emissions. The resolutions will be taken up at Wednesday's shareholder meeting.

It was characterized as a "shareholder rebellion" by The New York Times. The only one that is expected to pass, even with Rockefeller support, is the move against Tillerson. Shareholders are speaking out in response to what they see as Exxon's, and Tillerson's, reluctance to move in time with the changing energy industry landscape.

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