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Fossil Fuels to be history for UC investment office

2 April 2018 – Pensions & Investments

At the University of California, fossil fuel investments are going to be, well, fossils. Chief Investment Officer Jagdeep Singh Bachher, speaking at the March 13 investment subcommittee meeting in Los Angeles, said that in the long term, the $66.6 billion pension fund and $11.5 billion endowment are going to move out of fossil fuel investments….


Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, calls for boroughs to ditch fossil fuel investment

26 March 2018 – Press Release

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is today calling on local authorities from across the capital to join him in fighting climate change by divesting their pension funds from fossil fuel companies….


University of Bristol announces sector-leading fossil free divestment target

21 March 2018 – Press Release

The University of Bristol has pledged to divest completely from all investments in fossil fuel companies within two years.


Durham University to sell shares in fossil fuel firms

15 March 2018 – BBC News

Durham University is to sell shares it holds in fossil fuel companies after a review concluded the policy was no longer compatible with its green image.


Edinburgh University divests from all fossil fuels

6 February 2018 – Guardian

The University of Edinburgh is dumping all its fossil fuel investments, making it the largest UK university endowment fund to be completely free of all coal, oil and gas holdings.