350.org Announces $3.4 Trillion in Divestment Pledges at COP21

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RBF President Stephen Heintz joined 350.org Executive Director May Boeve at a press conference on December 2, 2015 to announce that more than 500 institutions, managing a total of $3.4 trillion in assets, have made commitments to divest from fossil fuel holdings.

The side session, Momentum for Divestment, held during the UN climate conference in Paris, was hosted by 350.org and Divest-Invest.

Media Coverage

NYTimes.com: “Divestment of Fossil-Fuel Stocks Grows, but Numbers Tell Only Part of the Story (December 2, 2015)

Financial Times: “COP21 Paris climate talks: India offers to cut coal use” (December 2, 2015)