It’s confirmed! On August 9, after four long years the SF Retirement Board (SFERS) will vote up or down on full divestment of all $475 million of its fossil fuels holdings. Can you join us at the board meeting? We need to fill the chamber with divestment advocates! SFERS Divestment vote: August 9, 2:30 pm, 1145…Read more
On June 7, CalSTRS’ powerful Investment Committee unanimously approved divestment from non-US thermal coal. This completes the divestment process set in motion by SB 185, and follows last year’s divestment from domestic thermal coal.Read more
Native Voices and Earth Justice: Indigenous Peoples’ Environmental Movement and How We Can Help.
Sunday, June 4, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento @ 2425 Sierra Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95825.
Fossil Free California’s recent “Move Your Money” seminar drew a good crowd of people looking to break up with their big banks and move their checking, savings, and credit cards to a socially responsible bank or credit union. Over the last year, “DefundDAPL” and related projects have inspired people to move more than $81 million…Read more
New York State Senator Liz Krueger has introduced a bill that would require immediate divestment of New York’s $170 billion state pension fund from coal, and divestment from oil and gas by 2022.Read more
Ready to break up with your bank over DAPL, prisons, fossil fuels? Learn what you need to do to move your checking, savings, & credit cards to financial institutions that reflect your values.Read more
After weeks of negotiations, FFCA’s bill (SB 560) defining “financial climate risk”, was passed on its second hearing by the CA Senate PER Committee. The bill’s authors are now seeking co-sponsors as the bill moves toward the Appropriations Committee.Read more
Divestment and the need to report investments’ financial climate risks are on trial this week (April 17-24) in Sacramento. CalPERS votes Monday April 17 on their investment policy; and considers SB 560 (requires reporting of financial climate risk) on Wednesday the 19th. The State Senate PER committee reviews SB 560 on April 24.Read more