Royal College of Physicians make fossil fuel divestment pledge

The professional body is pledging to divest from oil, gas and mining companies by 2023 if they fail to demonstrate their operations are in line with the goals of the Paris agreement

Equinor to sell US Eagle Ford assets to Repsol in $325m deal

The Norwegian energy giant is divesting its 63% interest in the onshore business in Texas

Norway’s largest pension fund KLP divests from oil sands

It will also no longer invest in companies that derive more than 5% of their revenue from such firms

Norway’s sovereign fund scales back plans to dump oil

It now intends to sell stakes in 95 companies compared to initial plans to divest from 134 firms involved in oil and gas exploration and production

University of Liverpool to divest from fossil fuels by 2022

It has committed to sell its remaining £2.8m holdings in fossil fuel companies over the next three years

National Trust pledges to divest from fossil fuel companies

It also intends to establish a long term goal to continue reducing the carbon footprint of its investment portfolio

Should Norway’s $1tn sovereign wealth fund ditch oil and gas investments?

The government is inviting comments until 28th November 2018

London mayor urges councils to ditch fossil fuels

The London Pension Fund Authority has only 2% of its entire holdings invested in fossil fuel companies

Edinburgh University divests from fossil fuels

The University of Edinburgh has announced it is ditching all its fossil fuels investments. It follows its commitment, made in 2016, to become carbon neutral by 2040. The university aims to complete its transition out of fossil fuel investments – currently representing less than 1% of its total funds under management, which is around £1 […]

Newcastle Uni pledges to divest from fossil fuels

Newcastle University has announced it aims to divest from fossil fuel companies within five years. The institution is modifying its investment strategy which will give preference to investors who invest in companies that are working towards low carbon solutions. As a consequence, the new plan will get rid of thermal coal and oil sands companies and […]