by Natasha Geiling Posted on May 22, 2015
AXA is the first global financial institution to divest from investments in coal companies.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 1, 2015
"Climate change is already a reality," a church leader said in a statement.
by Katie Valentine Posted on March 10, 2015
"You can earn good economic returns and do good with your money at the same time."
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 4, 2015
Health care providers should consider divesting from fossil fuels for the same reasons they considered divesting from the tobacco industry in the 1990s.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 12, 2015
If a university is committed to its students' future, "what does it mean for that university simultaneously to invest in the destruction of that future?"
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 22, 2014
The divestment movement remains small compared to the scale of global fossil fuel holdings -- but with the addition of the Rockefellers, it's picking up steam.
by Emily Atkin Posted on July 11, 2014
A large umbrella group of churches representing more than half a billion Christians worldwide announced Thursday that it would pull all of its investments in fossil fuels, saying it had determined the investments were no longer ethical.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 7, 2014
The decision makes Stanford the first major university to divest. And while it remains invested in oil and gas, a spokesperson said the review process is ongoing.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 11, 2014
The wide-ranging group of more than 100 faculty members said President Drew Faust's recent promise to take climate change more seriously did not go far enough.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 9, 2014
The pledge is a far cry from what activists had wanted: full divestment from climate-change-causing fossil fuels.