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Greater Manchester Pension Fund: an obstacle to action on climate change?

A new report “Fuelling the Fire” shows that UK council pension funds are still investing billions (£16 Billion in fact) in fossil fuel companies. 331 more words

Climate Change

Quebec Pension fund leads the way in low-carbon investing in Canada

The  Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) is Canada’s second largest pension fund, with $286.5 billion under management for the  public and parapublic pension plans of  Quebec workers. 693 more words

Climate Change Policy

Civic Responsibility 3 - Environment

Continuing to think about the Quaker queries we are considering regarding civic responsibility (Civic Responsibility and Civic Responsibility 2), I earlier wrote about peace vigils and marches.  1,097 more words

Toshiba Corp taking steps to mitigate the eventuality of delay in clearance of its divestment in its NAND memory business

A delay could trigger its delisting from the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

On Tuesday, Toshiba Corp’s Chief Executive disclosed that the conglomerate is looking at various scenarios, including its inability to complete the $18 billion sale of its prized NAND memory chip business by the end of March 2018. 97 more words


Change Your Banking Behavior: Move Your ASS-ets

When we first moved to Rockland County in 1969, we became satisfied customers of Empire Trust, whose main branch was in Middletown, NY. Who knew it had already merged with Bank of New York in 1966? 424 more words

Taking action for fossil fuel divestment

Valerie Joy from the Australia Yearly Meeting voiced her concerns about her healthcare insurance provider, Medibank’s, investment in fossil fuels companies. Read her letter here… 9 more words

National Political Engagement