"For Harvard to continue to profit from activities that might and likely do accelerate us toward climate disaster ... is unconscionable."
You can divest, but it's complicated.
It's time for insurance companies to walk the walk.
An anti-EPA zealot will be the next head of the EPA; President-elect Trump has promised to abrogate the Paris climate accords; and temperatures in the Arctic last week were as much as fifty-five degrees above normal, as polar ice stubbornly refused to refreeze.
"It's a subtle, but powerful, way to move shareholders away from voting a party line toward a more refined focus on construction
The religious and spiritual significance of the Holy Land makes the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians of particular concern to Christians, Muslims, and Jews around the world, including here in the U.S.
Bevis Longstreth: An Ex SEC Commisioner With a Way Forward on Divestment , Courtesy of Bevis Longstreth Extreme 2015 Melting
For many who champion divestment, it is seen as something both symbolic and substantial. For those who argue against divesting, a key argument is that investing is a way to maintain a voice and influence discovery and innovation around cleaner forms of energy.
We know that nuclear weapons are scary, but we must be much louder in defining them as unacceptable, as illegitimate. By following the money, we can cut it off, and while this isn't the only thing necessary to make nuclear weapons extinct, it will help.