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Huge BDS victory as Veolia dumps Israel

A huge victory for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign has been confirmed as giant multinational company Veolia announced it is pulling out of all its Israeli investments. 166 more words

Palestine Solidarity

Move your Money

For about a year, I’d been annoyed at myself for being with an RBS group bank. A month or so ago, I did an online application form for a more ethical bank, and then they called me, ran some checks, and when I was ready, I called them, and seven days later, it’s all sorted. 266 more words

Climate Change

Fossil Fuel Divestment as Effective Climate Change Action

Earlier in the year I was asked to talk at a Politics in the Pub event on the subject of ‘How Effective Is the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement in Speeding up Action on Climate Change?’.   1,614 more words

Climate Change

ACT to Divest From Fossil Fuels

Yesterday Chief Minister Andrew Barr announced that the ACT will become the first Australian government to divest from fossil fuels.

I hope the Abbott Government dwell on this fact every time they attend Parliament in Canberra, and understand where true leadership is coming from. 9 more words


What is fossil fuel divestment?

Divestment serves to de-legitimise the business models of companies that are using investors’ money to search for yet more coal, oil and gas that can’t safely be burned. 328 more words

Climate Change

Fossil fuel divestment? «Not my job. But a wonderful partner»

Laura Berry is executive director at Iccr, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility based in New York City. As far as I know, she probably is 802 more words