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November 15, 2018

As one of the world’s preeminent universities, Harvard continues to be a target for divestment activists.  But to their dismay, Harvard keeps rejecting them. Recently, students decided to put yet another pro-divestment referendum up for vote to the Undergraduate Council.  The referendum asks for Harvard to “completely divest its endowment from holdings in the fossil …

October 25, 2018

Middlebury College is making headlines once again as divestment activists use the institution’s sustainability goals to move it towards divesting its endowment from fossil fuels. Last week, Middlebury President Laurie Patton wrote an email to the school’s students, faculty, and staff announcing that the college’s board of trustees would be working on a series of …

October 14, 2018

An OpEd featured in Crain’s New York this month lays out the high costs of divestment for New Yorkers, and fact checks the lack of progress seen in the city to date. Here is what IPAA’s senior vice president of operations and public affairs had to say: “Last month divestment proponents claimed the movement is …

October 12, 2018

BP Chief Bob Dudley can be added to the growing list of voices speaking out against ineffective, costly divestment campaigns. At a conference this week in London, the energy chief highlighted how divestment is a false solution put forward by individuals that “want to drive a wedge between the energy industry and investors – between …

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