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Divestment from Fossil Fuel Companies

With its commitment to sustainability and the University Presidents' Climate Commitment, should UW Oshkosh invest in fossil fuel companies?

Divestment centers on a simple question: should a university invest in companies whose practices, products, or impacts run counter to the university's stated values?

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UWO STUDENTS AND FACULTY ENDORSE DIVESTMENT!
Spring semester 2014.
* Oshkosh Student Association Resolution
* Faculty Senate Vote
* Senate of the Academic Staff Resolution

17 FOUNDATIONS WORTH $1.8 BILLION COMMIT TO DIVESTMENT
The Divest-Invest Philanthropy Group

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The Divestment/Reinvestment Proposal
Divest? What exactly is being proposed? Find out by clicking here.

Arguments for Fossil Fuel Divestment
Why should we consider divestment. Click here to find some different arguments.

Divestment is an Effective Tactic for Social Change
Is divestment an effective tactic? How have divestment campaigns worked in the past? What is the current prospect of fossil fuel divestment have an impact? To learn the answers, click here.

Divesting from Fossil Fuels is Financially Sound.
What is involved in divesting from fossil fuels? What are the financial implications? Would it be a responsible path for a university to take? To find financial analyses of such issues, click here.

Fossil Fuel Investments Are Increasingly Risky
Are fossil fuel companies overvalued? Are investments in fossil fuel companies becoming increasingly risky? Yes, because of "stranded assets" overvalue fossil fuel stocks, which results in our current "carbon bubble."
To find financial analyses of stranded assets, click here.
For news reports and blogs on the carbon bubble, click here.

Fossil Fuel Free Re-investments Are Financially Viable
Is fossil fuel free and sustainable investing financially sound? Yes, and to find out, click here.

Specific Fossil Fuel Free Funds
Are there already established funds that are fossil fuel free? A growing number: check them out by clicking here.

Financial Planners and Investment Consultants
There is a growing number of consultants who can help institutions and individuals find fossil fuel free investments. Check them out here.

Sustainable Investment: SRI and ESG
SRI (Sustainable and Responsible Investing) and ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) investing are general ways to bring sustainability into investments.

Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaigns On Campus
What are the current events and situations concerning campus divestment? To find a list of some media articles, click here.

Other Articles about the Divestment Movement
It's not just on campuses where the movement is taking place. Check out these other articles about divestment.

Universities and municipalities that have divested.
What colleges and universities have already committed to divestment? What municipalities have done so? Click here to find out.

Foundations and Religious Institutions
A growing number of religious institutions and foundations have recognized the moral urgency and financial wisdom of divesting from fossil fuel. For a list, click here.

Organizations involved in the divestment issue.
What organizations are taking the lead in the divestment movement? What are they saying, and what resources do they offer? To find out, click here.

Guides to Campus Fossil Fuel Divestment
Some folks have produced useful guides to divestment campaigns and fossil fuel divestment. Click here for links to several.

by Barnhill, David L last modified Aug 13, 2014 09:24 AM
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