Brighton Council calls for East Sussex Pension Fund to ditch fossil fuels

Divestment campaigners outside Brighton Town Hall, 6 April 2017

BRIGHTON COUNCIL CALLS FOR EAST SUSSEX PENSION FUND TO DITCH FOSSIL FUELS

Thursday 6 April 2017, Brighton Town Hall: Brighton and Hove City Councillors have passed a motion tonight, calling on East Sussex County Council to divest the East Sussex Pension Fund from fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas) [2]. The Fund – which is administered by the County Council and holds the pensions for a wide range of organisations from across East Sussex – is estimated to have over £150m invested in the fossil fuels [3]. Continue reading Brighton Council calls for East Sussex Pension Fund to ditch fossil fuels