Costco profits surge; shareholders vote for faster cut in carbon emissions

A Costco storefront. Costco shareholders voted Thursday to push the company to cut carbon emissions faster and more aggressively than its previously outlined action plan. (Shengying Lin/Dreamstime/TNS)

A shopper pushes a cart through a Costco retail store in Sheridan, Colo., Nov. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Costco’s shareholders are pushing the retail superstore to address its impact on the climate.