Divestment Resources

Divestment Resources from Cornell faculty:

Suggestions for Other Universities’ Faculty Divestment Movements

Cornell Faculty Senate Resolution and Appendix

Slides presented at Cornell Faculty Senate and student statement

Letter from faculty to faculty requesting support for divestment

Letter from students to faculty requesting support for divestment

Faculty letter to campus newspaper (Daily Sun)

Faculty letter to local newspaper (Ithaca Journal)

Press release after passage of divestment resolution in Cornell Faculty Senate

General Divestment Resources:

Bill McKibben’s Rolling Stone articles: “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math” and “The Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment”

Cornell Alumni Magazine: Endowments 101

New York Times“Why Divestment Can be Successful”

GoFossilFree.orgLetter from Frontline Activists

Huffington Post: Why Sterling College Divested from Fossil Fuels

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education: Divestment webinar

TAKEAWAY: Unity College has been divesting since 2008, has seen no impact on its portfolio, and is even performing better than marking benchmarks

Responsible Endowments Coalition: resources

GreenBiz.com“College endowments lose top grades in sustainable investments”

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