Directions for Reading Occidental’s Proxy Statement
This is a very long document. You are not expected to read this document in its entirety.
You could see questions on the following aspects of this document:
(1) Who wrote this document
(2) Who is the audience of this document
(3) Is there any government entity that you think compelled the production of this document? If so which one?
(4) What major event for the corporation coincides with the production of this document?
(5) What kinds of things are mentioned in this document? Give it a skim and look at the Table of Contents
(6) Read through Proposal 5 under Shareholder Proposals (Climate Change, p 72 of .pdf document). Be able to answer more in-depth questions on this portion.