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Chicago teachers fund to divest fossil fuels by end of 2027

This article was written by Rob Kozlowski and originally published in Pensions & Investments on October 21, 2022. Chicago Public School Teachers’ Pension & Retirement Fund plans to divest from fossil fuels by the end of 2027. The $11.5 billion pension fund’s board at its Oct. 20 meeting approved a new resolution seeking to engage with…
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The MSCI Net-Zero Tracker

“The MSCI Net-Zero Tracker indicates the collective progress of publicly listed companies in the MSCI ACWI Investable Market Index (IMI)1 (which covers 9,300 listed companies, representing 99% of the global equity universe) in keeping global warming well below 2°C. It also highlights the largest listed companies with improved climate disclosures, as well as those that lag.…
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Dogwood Initiatives BC

Campaign: Break Free From Fossil Fuels “Only governments captured by the oil and gas industry would build not one, but two pipelines during a climate crisis at the end of the oil age. Here in B.C., billions of dollars of public money...
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Environmental Defence

Campaign: Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies The Canadian and some federal governments continually support fossil fuel companies through subsidies, tax breaks, and writes off despite promising to put an end to these practices almost 10...
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Leadnow

Campaign: RBC - Stop Funding Climate Destruction and the Violation of Indigenous Rights “Out of all the banks, RBC is Canada’s biggest funder of fossil fuels. In just five years, they financed $183 billion in climate-killing fossil fuel projects. That’s not all. Even though they promised their oil and gas clients...
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Rainforest Action Network

Campaign: Defund Climate Change RAN’s Defund Climate Change campaign targets some of the largest financial supporters of the fossil fuel industry; banks, and insurance companies. “Big banks have been making billions of dollars...
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Greenpeace Canada

Campaign: Build Back Fossil Free COVID-19 resulted in devastating damages to the Canadian economy, but this also presents a unique opportunity to build back better and to transition towards a green economy, leaving fossil fuels...
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West Coast Environmental Law

Campaign: Tar Sands, Pipelines and Tankers “Proposed tar sands infrastructure projects are being pushed forward in BC, despite the fact that many affected Indigenous Nations have refused consent under their own laws, and in the face of widespread...
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350 Canada

Campaign: Just Transition Act In 2019 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to introduce the Just Transition Act that would ensure working Canadians would have the resources available to them, to transition to a green economy...
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Tumelo

Campaign: Tumelo Personal Tumelo is a free online resource that allows you to discover which companies are in your pension fund and makes voting on topics discussed at their annual general meetings easy. Additionally, Tumelo...
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