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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...

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.
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Why University of Victoria students voted to divest

University of Victoria students vote 77 per cent to urge campus divestment from fossil fuels.

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...
$50 billion kick-off to the carbon divest-invest movement

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.
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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.
Fossil fuel divestment movement grows across post-secondary schools

Fossil fuel divestment movement grows across post-secondary schools

Students and faculty increasing the pressure for post-secondary institutions to divest.
 Catherine Donnelly Foundation to divest Fossil Fuels from its investment portfo

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.
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"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.
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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.