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Big Banks Can Block Shareholder Climate Proposals, SEC Rules

By Dana Drugmand Photo: 350 Spokane

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently allowed two large banks to block a shareholder proposal addressing the climate impact of the banks’ investment portfolios.

03/20/19
                                                               

Investors Join Calls for a Food Revolution to Fight Climate Change

By Georgina Gustin

A series of new reports shows how climate change is intertwined with the world’s worsening health, and suggests changes in the global food production system.

02/01/19
                                                               

Global investors turn up heat on fast food companies to tackle climate and water risks

Global investors representing more than USD $6.5 trillion today called on six of the largest companies in the USD $570 billion global fast-food sector to act urgently on the climate and water risks in their supply chains.

01/29/19
                                                               

Lovett: DiNapoli facing heat over climate change

By Kenneth Lovett Photo: Mary Altaffer / AP

ALBANY — In the fight against climate change, environmental groups plan an aggressive campaign in 2019 to pressure state Controller Thomas DiNapoli into shedding billions of dollars in state pension fund investments in the fossil fuel industry.

12/17/18
                                                               

President Trump Overlooks an Investment Opportunity in Climate Change

By Antony Currie Photo by Tom Brenner, The New York Times

Fighting climate change could be America’s new New Deal.
The effects of global warming on virtually all aspects of American society could be devastating, according to a government report released on Friday. Rather than seize on its findings as a way to boost American innovation, economic output and jobs, President Trump’s administration pushed the report out late on Friday after Thanksgiving — and then played down its devastating findings. That’s a big missed opportunity.

11/27/18
                                                               

Where to Invest $1 Million Right Now

By Suzanne Woolley, Edward Robinson, Emily Chasan and Simon Flint Photo by Isabel Seliger

Five experts offer investment ideas to help fight climate change

11/27/18
                                                               

President Trump Overlooks an Investment Opportunity in Climate Change

By Antony Currie

The effects of global warming on virtually all aspects of American society could be devastating, according to a government report released on Friday. Rather than seize on its findings as a way to boost American innovation, economic output and jobs, President Trump’s administration pushed the report out late on Friday after Thanksgiving — and then played down its devastating findings.

11/27/18
                                                               

Breaking: Board of Trustees Vote to Fully Divest Whitman College from the Fossil Fuel Industry

By Alissa Antilla

On Friday, November 9, the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to fully divest Whitman College from the fossil fuel industry.

11/09/18
                                                               

This Family Foundation Wants to Inspire Philanthropists to Consider Impact Investing

By Mary Mazzoni

The Russell Family Foundation has focused on protecting the environment and empowering communities in the Pacific Northwest and Puget Sound regions since its inception in 1999.

10/23/18
                                                               

These Funds Aim to Power Their Returns With Clean Energy

By Tim Gray

A growing number of stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds specialize in the so-called green- or clean-energy industry.

10/12/18