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UBC finance committee says no to selling off fossil fuel holdings
VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia's finance committee has voted against selling off the school's fossil fuel holdings, saying it would go against their fiduciary duty. The finance...
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Feb 3rd, 2016
Fossil fuels bite the dust as demand nosedives
Conventional fossil fuel industry predictions fail to see accelerating moves towards full decarbonisation of the global economy.
Oct 23rd, 2015
Why University of Victoria students voted to divest
University of Victoria students vote 77 per cent to urge campus divestment from fossil fuels.
Mar 5th, 2015
UBC economics prof: I am voting yes to divest fossil fuels
This Sunday will be the last day of a two-week UBC professor vote, that if passed, would urge the university leadership to divest the university's fossil fuel stocks from its $1.1-billion endowment...
Feb 6th, 2015
Big oil a big mistake: a $50 billion kick-off to the carbon divest-invest movement
The real news is not that there’s been a recent downturn in oil prices, with some resulting stock shocks. It’s that the divestment movement is finally picking up steam.
Jan 26th, 2015
Fossil fuel divestment fever hits UBC and other Canadian campuses
Thirty Canadian universities now have growing divestment campaigns, including the University of Toronto, Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria and McGill.
Jan 25th, 2015
Fossil fuel divestment movement grows across post-secondary schools
Students and faculty increasing the pressure for post-secondary institutions to divest.
Dec 15th, 2014
Catherine Donnelly Foundation to divest Fossil Fuels from its investment portfolio
While the Foundation has used an engagement approach in the past, the board determined that a “business as usual” approach is not sustainable.
Dec 9th, 2014
"It is wrong for UBC to continue to profit from its investments in fossil fuel companies," faculty says
"We are inspired by our students, who voted overwhelmingly in favour of divestment earlier this year," said UBC professor.
Nov 18th, 2014
B.C. universities pressured to divest from fossil fuels
UBC, SFU, and UVic face growing calls to sell off oil, gas and coal companies from pension funds and endowments.
May 28th, 2014