Divestment

Divestment

Universities, faith groups and local governments the world over are joining the divestment movement and ditching their stocks in dangerous fossil fuels. But where does this money go instead? Platform thinks local councils should reinvest the money into things that work for a fair future: social housing, community renewables, public transport and are campaigning and developing strategies to make this happen.

In this session, chaired by Gina Dowding, Lancashire County Councillor and member of the Lancashire Pensions Committee, we’ll hear from Councils who have taken the decision to divest their Pension schemes from fossil fuels.

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