Move Your Money

 

Bank of America, Citigroup, and JP Morgan Chase rank as the top-three financiers of mountaintop-removal coal mining and coal-fired power plants in the US, according to a report by the Sierra Club, Rainforest Action Network, and BankTrack. If your organization banks with one of these corporate mega-banks, its money is supporting fossil fuels.(i)

Divesment from fossil fuels: tips for activists

The process of divesting from fossil fuels follows a certain timeline.  (What is Divestment from Fossil Fuels? It’s basically un-investing from oil, gas and coal.)  And where an organization is on this timeline determines the type of action, talking points, and answers that activists need to use.

I break the timeline down into the Consideration phase, the Declaration, and the Implementation phase.

Divestment timeline