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Forging Solidarity: Taking a stand on DAPL from Japan

On Friday, February 17, an independent group of concerned citizens came together in Tokyo with indigenous Ainu of Japan and Maori of New Zealand to deliver 11,300 signatures demanding that the three major Japanese banks involved in financing the DAPL to divest from the project: Mizuho Bank, the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, and Sumitomo Mitsui... (More...)
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We know who is responsible for climate chaos, and how to stop them.

With political unrest around the world and climate impacts intensifying daily, now more than ever we need to stand up to protect our shared environment and be active in shaping a just society. We know the fossil fuel industry has been corrupting our politics and delaying urgent climate solutions for decades. But as resistance grows... (More...)
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New York Takes A Major Step Forward to #DeFundDAPL and #DivestNY

By Betámia Coronel, US Reinvestment Coordinator  The inauguration was less than a month ago and it’s been a hard few weeks. We’ve witnessed the fights we fought so hard, Keystone XL and #NoDAPL, reemerge from their tombs because Trump and his Big Oil friends are more interested in profits than securing a safe and... (More...)

REVEALED: London City Hall funding Trump’s oil pipelines

Divest London have today revealed that the £4.5 billion London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA) — controlled by Sadiq Khan’s City Hall — is investing millions in controversial and destructive fossil fuel projects across the world, including the Dakota Access and Kinder Morgan pipelines. Before the Mayoral elections last year, and thanks to pressure from Divest... (More...)

Irish Parliament supports historic fossil fuel divestment bill

Today marks an important moment in the history of the divestment movement: A majority vote was passed in the Irish Parliament on first-of-its-kind fossil fuel divestment legislation. Ireland now has the historic opportunity to become the first country in the world to fully divest its sovereign wealth fund, worth over €8 billion, from coal, oil and... (More...)

This resistance is built on hope.

The resistance to Trump is built on hope — and today we have more reason to hope than any day since November 9th. Tomorrow we need to keep building it. On Friday, Donald Trump took the oath of office while people shut down seven checkpoints to his inauguration. Yesterday millions of people hit the streets... (More...)

First German Doctors’ Pension Fund divests from coal

Great news earlier this week when the Berlin Doctor’s Pension Fund, Berliner Ärzteversorgung (BÄV), announced it was divesting from all companies generating more than 25% of their turnover from coal mining or basing more than 25% of their energy production on coal. This will affect 40 companies of the €7bn fund. A group of BÄV member... (More...)

First Belgian divestment win Congratulations to the students in Liège

We are very excited that the students in Liège have achieved the first Belgian university divestment win! On 17 January, the University of Liège announced it would divest all direct holdings from fossil fuels within 5 years and immediately freeze any new investment in fossil fuels.  Fossil Free ULg – Aide l’ULg à avoir les... (More...)

Global Divestment Mobilisation

This May, thousand of people around the world will be taking part in a Global Divestment Mobilisation, pushing institutions to show political leadership and divest from fossil fuels – it’s time to get involved where you are.

May 5 – 13. Mobilise. Divest. Everywhere.

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Divest Nobel

We love Nobel. We love how its awards celebrate the greatest achievements by, and for, humankind. That’s why the Nobel Foundation should divest itself from fossil fuels.

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#ParisProof Pensions

Email your pension fund and ask them to divest from fossil fuels, in line with Netherlands commitments under the Paris Agreement.

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Divest Parliament

Join the campaign to divest the UK’s  £500m Parliamentary Pension Fund of fossil fuels, and create a world-leading fund on responsible investment.

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Fossil Free Louvre

Together let’s kick fossil fuel sponsors like Total out of the Louvre and end its partnerships with companies that wreck the climate.

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Divest for Paris

The divestment movement is challenging institutions, individuals and governments to show climate leadership and align their investments with their values by divesting from fossil fuels ahead of the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris.

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Divest the Vatican

With the ear of 1.2 billion Catholics and the respect of Christians and non-Christians alike, Pope Francis is uniquely positioned to add both his voice and the unique moral power of his office to the divestment movement. The tide is turning. Now it’s time to divest the Vatican.

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Société Genérale: kick your coal habit

With  banks publicly stating they will reduce their investments in coal, it is now time for private banks such as Société Générale to make this pledge as well.

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Ban Divestment? No way.

Coal companies in Australia are pushing the government to make our fossil fuel divestment campaign illegal. We need your help to push back!

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Fossil Free

The Fossil Free campaign is building a global movement to divest from fossil fuels. If it’s wrong to wreck the climate, it’s wrong to profit from that wreckage.

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