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Divestment in the News

Here, we present reports and articles from credible sources which highlight the many arguments for divestment and options for reinvestment. 

Reinvestment options/strategy:

Forbes – Investors are making money on renewable energy

Tellus Institute – Institutional Pathways to Fossil Free Investing

HIP Investor Inc. – Resilient Portfolios &  Fossil-Free Pensions

Green America – reinvestment options   

United Nations Environment Programme – Demystifying Responsible Investment Performance

Fossil fuels are risky investments:

IMPAX – Beyond Fossil Fuels, The Investment Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment

HSBC Global Research – Oil & carbon revisited  Value at risk from unburnable reserves

Carbon Tracker Initiative – Unburnable Carbon – Are the world’s financial markets  carrying a carbon bubble?

Aperio Group – Do the Investment Math: Building a Carbon-Free  Portfolio

Bevis Longstreth (Former SEC Commissioner) –  The Financial Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment

Robert Litterman – THE OTHER REASON FOR DIVESTMENT Higher-education institutions that don’t divest fossil fuel companies because it’s the right thing to do should divest “stranded assets” because it makes financial sense.

Patrick McVeigh – Is Divestment from Fossil Fuels a Sound Financial Play?

Jeremy Grantham – investing in shale gas is a waste of money

Video ABC Lateline – BHP Billiton needs a strategy for climate change

Impact of divestment

What Fossil Fuel Divestment Can Learn From Apartheid

Harvard Institute of Politics – Does Divestment Work?

Bill McKibben – Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math

University of Oxford – Stranded assets and the fossil fuel  divestment campaign: what does  divestment mean for the valuation of fossil fuel assets?

Aaron Karp -The Overwhelming Case for Divestment

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