The #fossilfuel #divestment movement has spread fast across the world and keeps on doing. It’s something like an ocean wave.
On this page I’ll try to collect the most recent news on the topic that I see on Twitter and that come from #divestpeople living on our planet.
Mostly: commitments to divest, calls on to divest, divestment data, articles about divestment, divest mob or other kinds of grass-roots initiatives gathering people.
If you hear of any, please tweet me. Tks in advance.
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FULL DIVESTMENT ALERT! WE DID IT! 🎉Following five years of student campaigning – formerly as Fossil Free and now as People and Planet – @UniofNewcastle confirmed in a press release yesterday their commitment to FULL divestment from fossil fuels by 2021. 1/4 pic.twitter.com/4kkHgS4FFT
— People and Planet Newcastle (@nclpeopleplanet) November 13, 2019
— Operation Noah (@OperationNoah) November 13, 2019
Riksbank, Sweden's central bank, is selling bonds for climate reasons. "We are now doing this by rejecting issuers who have a large climate footprint.” They have sold off bonds issued by Alberta in Canada and Queensland and Western Australia. Wow! https://t.co/lLtje18D7h
— Mark Campanale (@CampanaleMark) November 13, 2019
— Eugene Ellmen (@EugeneEllmen) November 11, 2019
Today we are announcing that we are ending our arrangement with the BP Portrait Award. We recognise the need to do all we can to address the climate emergency. More details here: https://t.co/YML8JRnaBM pic.twitter.com/EqldVukcXm
— National Galleries (@NatGalleriesSco) November 11, 2019
Just posted: a new company profile on Saudi Aramco. Very dodgy.
The world's top polluter is aiming to sell shares in early December in the world’s biggest IPO, aided and abetted by a group of banks out for profits over people and planet. /1https://t.co/DBZr4bBw3N
— BankTrack (@BankTrack) November 7, 2019
Glad I divested most of my carbon stocks years ago. Study shows pension funds’ refusal to divest from fossil fuels cost $19B https://t.co/TEs2w2Fjdf Banks and other lenders will be stuck with stranded assets. #climate #corpgov #ESG #sriconference #sri30 #csr #carbon #fossilfuel pic.twitter.com/FU6eAZQm1k
— James McRitchie (@corpgovnet) November 7, 2019
— Aryt Alasti (@AAlasti) November 6, 2019
— Fossil Free WYPF (@FossilFreeWYPF) November 6, 2019
"There hasn't been a movement like this (the fossil-fuel divestment movement) since Antii-apartheid in the 1980s" – Emma Jane Joyce @NTMA_IE at #CFWI19 @SusNatIrl #IrelandForFinance #BackedByAIB #YOSF19 @IrlDeptFinance pic.twitter.com/rRFfUW0kSc
— The Ladder (@TheLadderIO) November 5, 2019
— Jamie Henn (@Agent350) November 5, 2019
Imagine pension & investment funds are pressured NOT to buy the @Aramco shares at their #IPO in December. Why would anybody massively invest in a highly profitable but doomed „world’s biggest“ company? Fossil fuel must stay in the ground! @ExtinctionR @SumOfUs @ActOnClimate100 https://t.co/UwW3qJHGhK
— Katrin Muff (@KatrinMuff) November 3, 2019
Our contribution at the Divestment Conference at @Cambridge_Uni today. The panel of Trustees of the Cambridge University Council was a united front: we need a policy of divestment and we need it now!
— GU President Alessandro Ceccarelli (@PresidentGu) November 2, 2019
— Aryt Alasti (@AAlasti) November 1, 2019