Steelmaker ArcelorMittal SA (Amsa) came under fire from non-governmental organisations at its shareholders’ meeting on Tuesday over its environmental transgressions and lack of transparency.

The tense 2020 annual general meeting (AGM) of Amsa, the country’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, follows a similarly fraught meeting last year as part of a growing trend at AGMs that has seen activists demanding accountability from corporates, particularly on environmental matters as climate change concerns grow.

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