Global Divestment Mobilisation

Divestment
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From May 5 – 13, 2017 — People all over the world took action to divest their institutions from fossil fuels. And we're just getting started. Join us.

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What a week(end)!

The Global Divestment Mobilisation ended with an unexpected turn of events. A story of solidarity and strength in acting together.

That’s a wrap!

Thousands of people participated in over 280 events in 45 countries to put pressure on institutions to break their financial

It’s over, but it’s a whole new beginning!

Over the last 10 days the Global Divestment Mobilisation saw thousands of us all across the world take powerful action to help stop the climate crisis. Take a minute to watch this beautiful video and feel the people power we have on our side.

Bremen, Germany, commits to divest

At a meeting today, Bremen’s city council confirmed that it has decided to exclude direct investments in climate-damaging coal, oil

What is divesting from fossil fuels?

Divestment is simply breaking your ties with an immoral industry — publicly committing to end any investments, sponsorship deals and partnerships.

The business plan of the fossil fuel industry is not compatible with a safe climate. We need to keep fossil fuels in the ground to avert a climate crisis.

So we're calling on institutions everywhere to take a stand and divest from fossil fuels. Every act of divestment helps to weaken the fossil fuel industry’s political and economic stranglehold over society and opens up more space for climate solutions to flourish.

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