2015: The Year Divestment Hit the Mainstream


The movement to divest from fossil fuel investments moved beyond university sit-ins and some major institutions rallied behind the cause. By Zahra Hirji No longer a movement confined largely to college campuses and religious institutions, the fossil fuel divestment campaign went mainstream in 2015, earning support from lawmakers, big banks and celebrities. See Also: More Than $3.4 Trillion in Assets Vow to Divest From Fossil Fuels California Passes Bill to Divest Largest Pension Funds from Coal Map: Tracking Academia’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Divestment Push Has More Small Investors Wanting Fossil-Free Portfolios read more


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