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Thursday 29 April, 2021

Glencore PLC

Results of the 2021 AGM

RNS Number : 1173X
Glencore PLC
29 April 2021
 

Glencore plc

Baar, Switzerland

29 April 2021

 

Results of the 2021 AGM

 

Following the Annual General Meeting held today, 29 April 2021, Glencore announces that all the resolutions put to the vote of shareholders were carried with the requisite majorities. All resolutions were passed as ordinary resolutions, except for resolutions 2, 18, 19 and 20, which were passed as special resolutions. A poll was held for each resolution, the results of which are as follows:  

RESOLUTIONS

VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% of ISC VOTED *

VOTES
WITHHELD

1. To receive the Company's accounts and the reports of the Directors and auditors for the year ended 31 December 2020

9,881,126,795

99.26

73,661,310

0.74

9,954,788,105

74.71

105,991,437

2. To approve that the Company's capital contribution reserves (forming part of its share premium account) be reduced and be repaid to shareholders as per the terms set out in the notice of meeting

10,059,678,337

100.00

114,413

0.00

10,059,792,750

75.50

986,792

3. To re-elect Anthony Hayward as a Director

9,497,748,093

94.53

550,063,191

5.47

10,047,811,284

75.41

12,968,258

4. To re-elect Ivan Glasenberg as a Director, for a term expiring on 30 June 2021

9,876,732,935

99.29

70,371,720

0.71

9,947,104,655

74.65

113,674,887

5. To re-elect Peter Coates as a Director

9,428,671,058

94.82

515,289,725

5.18

9,943,960,783

74.63

116,818,759

6. To re-elect Martin Gilbert as a Director

9,625,383,039

95.81

421,303,582

4.19

10,046,686,621

75.40

14,092,921

7. To re-elect Gill Marcus as a Director

9,835,182,700

97.88

212,573,242

2.12

10,047,755,942

75.41

13,023,600

8. To re-elect Patrice Merrin as a Director

9,815,968,242

97.72

228,687,760

2.28

10,044,656,002

75.39

16,123,540

9. To re-elect Kalidas Madhavpeddi as a Director

9,531,658,242

94.75

528,037,530

5.25

10,059,695,772

75.50

1,080,770

10.  To elect Cynthia Carroll as a Director

9,288,716,975

92.34

770,902,700

7.66

10,059,619,675

75.50

1,158,867

11.  To reappoint Deloitte LLP as the Company's auditors to hold office until the conclusion of the next general meeting at which accounts are laid or a date to be determined by the Directors

9,917,318,674

98.61

139,342,610

1.39

10,056,661,284

75.48

4,118,258

12.  To authorise the audit committee to fix the remuneration of the auditors

10,013,477,621

99.54

46,162,745

0.46

10,059,640,366

75.50

1,139,176

13.  To approve rules of the Glencore plc Incentive Plan

7,987,300,551

80.25

1,965,893,119

19.75

9,953,193,670

74.70

107,585,872

14.  To approve Company's Climate Action Transition Plan dated 4th December 2020

8,981,439,593

94.36

537,288,539

5.64

9,518,728,132

71.44

542,051,410

15.  To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy as set out in the 2020 Annual Report

7,295,913,840

74.21

2,535,818,550

25.79

9,831,732,390

73.79

229,047,152

16.  To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report as set out in the 2020 Annual Report

9,174,048,114

91.30

873,699,107

8.70

10,047,747,221

75.41

13,032,321

17.  To renew the authority conferred on the directors pursuant to Article 10.2 of the Company's Articles of Association

9,188,260,678

91.36

868,662,760

8.64

10,056,923,438

75.48

3,856,104

18.  Subject to the passing of resolution 17, to renew the authority conferred on the Directors pursuant to Article 10.3 of the Company's articles of association to allot equity securities for cash for an Allotment Period

 

9,133,636,925

90.82

923,176,086

9.18

10,056,813,011

75.48

3,966,531

19.  Subject to the passing of resolution 17, and in addition to any authority granted under resolution 18, to empower the Directors pursuant to Article 10.3 of the Articles to allot equity securities for cash for an Allotment Period

8,997,437,420

89.47

1,059,374,345

10.53

10,056,811,765

75.48

3,967,777

20.  To authorise the Company to make market purchases of ordinary shares

9,720,964,847

96.66

336,149,460

3.34

10,057,114,307

75.48

3,665,235

*Total voting rights of the shares in issue, excluding 1,261,887,525 shares held in treasury.

 

The Board welcomes the shareholder support for the Directors' Remuneration Policy (Resolution 15), but notes the number of votes opposing the resolution.

The Company liaised extensively with its largest shareholders in developing the remuneration package and is grateful for their support. We will continue to consult with shareholders regarding their concerns and will consider their feedback as we implement our new remuneration policy.

The Board also notes and appreciates the strong shareholder support for the Climate Action Transition Plan (Resolution 14), which follows the strategic commitments set out in December 2020.  The Company is committed to supporting the goals of the Paris Agreement and will continue to engage with stakeholders as it makes further progress.

 

 

For further information please contact:

Investors

Martin Fewings

t: +41 41 709 28 80

m: +41 79 737 56 42

[email protected]

Media

Charles Watenphul

t: +41417092462

m: +41 799043320

[email protected]

Company Secretarial

John Burton

t: +41 41 709 26 19

m: +41 79 944 54 34

[email protected]

Nicola Leigh

t: +41 41 709 27 55

m: +41 79 735 39 16

[email protected]

Lionel Mateo

t: +41 41 709 28 47

m: +41 79 152 09 05

[email protected]

www.glencore.com    

Glencore LEI:   2138002658CPO9NBH955



 

Notes for Editors

Glencore is one of the world's largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 60 responsibly-sourced commodities that advance everyday life. The Group's operations comprise around 150 mining and metallurgical sites and oil production assets.

With a strong footprint in over 35 countries in both established and emerging regions for natural resources, Glencore's industrial activities are supported by a global network of more than 30 marketing offices.  Glencore's customers are industrial consumers, such as those in the automotive, steel, power generation, battery manufacturing and oil sectors. We also provide financing, logistics and other services to producers and consumers of commodities. Glencore's companies employ around 135,000 people, including contractors.

Glencore is proud to be a member of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights and the International Council on Mining and Metals. We are an active participant in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. Our ambition is to be a net zero total emissions company by 2050.

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