Divestment, Adopt the Toronto Principle

Divestment, Adopt the Toronto Principle l The Harvard Crinmon

By Benjamin A. Franta 

  • In practice, adopting the Toronto Principle would likely mean moving investments away from coal companies and coal-fired power plants, companies seeking non-conventional or aggressive fossil fuel development (such as oil from the Arctic or tar sands), and possibly also companies that distort public policies or deceive the public on climate.