Campaigners hail passing of $5 trillion divestment threshold

CAMPAIGNERS CALL ON COUNTY COUNCIL TO DIVEST LOCAL PENSIONS FROM FOSSIL FUELS AS VALUE OF FUNDS DIVESTED GLOBALLY PASSES $5 TRILLION
Pension funds that fail to consider climate risk could face legal challenges – leading UK barristers

13 December 2016: Campaigners from around East Sussex have hailed a new report [2], showing that the global movement to get institutions to ditch investments in the oil, coal and gas industries has doubled in size since 2015. Over 685 institutions in 76 countries,  managing assets worth  more than  $5 trillion, have now made some form of divestment commitment.[3] Continue reading Campaigners hail passing of $5 trillion divestment threshold