During the 2013 proxy season, large mutual fund company support for climate-related shareholder resolutions reached an all-time high at 29%, up from 27% in 2012, and roughly 50% higher than 2007's voting support levels, according to new research by Ceres. This demonstrates growing understanding by mutual fund companies of the business risks and opportunities of climate change. Among the 42 U.S. mutual fund companies tracked by Ceres, DWS led the way by supporting 100% of the resolutions in 2013.

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