Want to divest from guns? You might need to team up with your co-workers

Mar 8, 2018
Under pressure to divest from guns, pension funds feel they have to choose between making money for their members and their values.
Outside view of Sunrise Tactical Supply store in Coral Springs, Florida on February 16, 2018 where school shooter Nikolas Cruz bought his AR-15 to gun down students at Marjory Stoneman High School. 
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Gun sales and stocks drop as big companies and individuals review investments

Mar 1, 2018
American Outdoor Brands, formerly known as Smith & Wesson, will report earnings after markets close today. The gun-maker’s stock price fell to a five-year low yesterday after Dick’s Sporting Goods said it would stop selling assault-style rifles. After the deadly…

CDC director resigns over investments

Jan 31, 2018
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald resigned from her post as acting director of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. This came after a report in Politico which detailed a series of stock purchases made by Fitzgerald, including shares of tobacco companies.…

Can divine intervention help solve climate change?

Oct 3, 2017
What's behind today's biggest faith-based fossil fuel divestment in history?
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Federal lawsuit challenges Trump’s conflicts of interest

Jan 23, 2017
The lawsuit accuses Trump of violating the U.S. Constitution.
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Rex Tillerson has a plan to divest from Exxon Mobil

Jan 4, 2017
He will let go of his salary, retirement benefits and bonuses.
Exxon Mobil's Rex Tillerson speaks at a discussion organized by the Economic Club of Washington.
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A big week to come in climate change policy

Sep 22, 2014
There's more to just environmental concerns to climate change policy.

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How divestment helped stop apartheid in South Africa

Dec 6, 2013
In 1982, the University of Maine became one of the first 10 universities in the country to completely divest from South Africa.

Nelson Mandela's legacy is economic, too

Dec 5, 2013
One legacy of Mandela's fight against apartheid is activism in the U.S. against inequities in the global economy.

California teacher pension fund to sell gun investments

Jan 10, 2013
Can a divestment strategy have an impact on public policy?