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UC money plan aids environment, but divestment uncertain
A UC panel proposed Tuesday that environmental ... for divestment. In an early draft of its report, the panel of UC regents, administrators, faculty and students took a stronger stand against such divesting, saying that it could hurt the university's ... read more
The divestment movement is gaining steam. What can it achieve?
It would take an extraordinarily large amount of divestment to actually hurt a company’s stock price ... And I divested my little personal pension fund, and they still didn’t,” jokes Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners, a Christian social justice ... read more
COLUMN-Harvard deals blow to fossil fuel divestment campaign:Wynn
Fossil fuel divestment has gained some traction with U.S. city pension funds ... of fossil fuel stocks would hurt, not help efforts to address global climate change,” said Harvard political and environmental economist Robert Stavins, in a blog published ... read more
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A New Divestment Focus on Campus: Fossil Fuels
The push also comes as some big institutional investors are paying more attention to broader programs devoted to environmental ... and divesting themselves of certain stocks could hurt endowment returns without addressing the causes of climate change. read more
Bill McKibben on Fight Against Keystone XL, Fossil Fuel Divestment and Obama's Failures on Climate
Well, in January, a long-awaited environmental impact statement from the State ... to transport all of it to where it needs to go. AMY GOODMAN: So, Bill McKibben, if you could respond to what President Obama said, and then talk about further what you ... read more
Cutting off such business could hurt the bad guys in material ways ... In short, American investors have plenty of reasons to divest terror. Now that they know doing so can help win the war on terror, who will fail to take this step? read more
‘Defiant’ Retirement Board staff drags heels on fossil fuel divestment
Perhaps, commissioners thought words could slow the movement. If so, they thought wrong. The board’s recalcitrant staff has fought divestment ... pension more than $1 million. According to reports, the company is also known for working with Environmental ... read more
Does Bill de Blasio Have Enough Friends?
“There are not many people willing to stand shoulder to shoulder with the mayor on individual issues because it could hurt their individual brand ... and public relations dilemmas: only ask for help when you have to. This has been a problem in ... read more
Daily on Energy: Perry tries to spark solar innovation after Trump tariffs
“The imposition of this tariff will increase customer costs and hurt our ability to deliver on that promise ... Is solar the next step? Renewable energy could be the next step for Perry after his plan to give incentives to coal and nuclear power ... read more
Everything You Need To Know About Investing In Argentina
The current political environment has been extremely difficult and has limited the economic growth over the past decade. From a fundamental perspective, the country's resource base could provide ... established divestment program will hurt Petrobras ... read more