by by Siyang Wei & Daniel Gayne, June 22, 2016
Working group recommends withdrawal from certain carbon-related industries, but stops short of calling for full divestment. Cambridge’s University Council decided last week to ‘blacklist’ investments in coal and tar sands from its endowment, following calls for divestment and positive investment by a number of student societies and academics.
Cambridge Endowment Warns its Managers on Carbon Risk l Chief Investment Officer
Headlines, June 21, 2016
The University of Cambridge’s £5.9 billion ($8.7 billion) endowment has written to its asset managers urging them to engage on long-term climate-related risks.
By: Liz Farmer, March 17th, 2016
- On Monday, the investment committee for California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) voted to start requiring the corporations it invests in to include people on their boards who have expertise in climate change risk management strategies. It is the first U.S. pension system to establish such a requirement.
By: Suzanne McCarron, March 14th, 2016
- In this opinion piece, an employee of ExxonMobil discusses the companies research and development contributions to emission reductions.
By: Ellen Meny, March 12th, 2016
University of Oregon students held a sit-in Friday, trying to convince the UO to drop its investments in fossil fuels. Friday marked the 19th day of the UO Divest Campaign's protest.
Bloomberg Brief l Sustainable Finance
December 10, 2015
- This weeks Bloomberg Brief discusses divestment, green bonds, and carbon footprints.