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Fossil free divestment campaign sees success at University of Southampton

By Mike Allwright and James Dyke

The University of Southampton has joined the list of organisations that have decided to divest from companies that are not serious about tackling climate change. 787 more words


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Divests Entire BP Holdings | CleanTechnica

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has fully divested itself from its $187 million stake in BP, one of the world’s seven supermajor oil and gas companies.The Guardian first reported the news by comparing filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission made by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust between September of 2015… 11 more words

Open letter on fossil fuel divestment to Chair of GM Pension Fund

Steady State Manchester is part of Fossil Free Greater Manchester (FFGM), a coalition of organisations and individuals campaigning for the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) to take its money out of fossil fuels.  1,068 more words


Office Depot May Sell Some of Its European Operations

Office Depot said on Monday it was considering selling some of its European operations, nearly a week after the No. 2 office supply chain and bigger rival Staples called off their merger due to antitrust concerns. 181 more words


Fossil Free Wellesley: 2016 and The Future

Fossil-Free Wellesley is a group that began in 2013.  We are pushing Wellesley to divest our endowment from fossil-fuel companies that destroy the environment, endanger our health and represent the short-term, profit-driven vision that the solidarity economy seeks to replace. 244 more words

New York City pension plan cuts ties to hedge funds

The New York City Employees Retirement System (NYCERS) board of trustees in April voted to liquidate all of its investments in hedge funds. In doing so, NYCERS became the second large public pension in the US to severe its ties to hedge funds. 764 more words

Urgent civil disobedience with 350: what does it feel like?

I found the direct action at the ANZ inspiring and necessary. Here is a snapshot of what a non-violent direct action can feel like.

At the briefing the previous night, we asked questions, especially about arrest, and ran through what we’d do during the action. 402 more words

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