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At CalPERS’ Investment Committee meeting on June 19, board members and staff failed to respond to a direct question about the fund’s plans to meet the California legislature’s July 1 deadline for divestment from thermal coal.Read more
Listen to Pennie Opal Plant, L. Frank Manriquez, and Lynn Doan (Bloomberg News) tell powerful stories of their experiences at Standing Rock. Said Pennie Opal Plant, “Because of the divestment movement, millions of people across this country have started looking at their money, and where their money is…conversations are happening across this country that could…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
Come out this afternoon to support efforts to divest the City of Oakland from Chase bank.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.
After a meeting last week CalPERS and other investors passed a resolution requiring Occidental Petroleum to report on climate-related risks. It’s the first resolution of its kind in the nation.Read more
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
Managers of the 4th largest Danish pension fund have partially divested from fossil fuels, citing concerns about stranded assets.Read more