Divestment from 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?
For much more about divestment, here are links to some important information.
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.
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, .
For news reports and blogs on the carbon bubble, click here.
Many Options for Financially Sound Fossil-Free Reinvestments.
Are there financially sound fossil-free and sustainable ways to reinvest after divesting? There are, in fact, may, and to find out, click here.
Articles and editorials about divestment.
What are the current events and situations concerning campus divestment? What media articles inform us about the divestment movement? What have been the editorials about the divestment campaign? To find a list of some media articles, click here.
. at Universities
What's the status of divestment campaigns at colleges and universities? Click here for links to news reports.
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.