Does Fossil Fuel Divestment Really Work?


Originally from Montreal, I'm a motivated Canadian deeply committed towards implementing and communicating sustainability. Although things look dire, there's still time to act! To that effect, I'm more than happy to collaborate in order to help advance the sustainability transformation. Now living in Tokyo, I'm ready and willing to reach across countries and time zones to help realize positive change.

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  1. April 11, 2018

    […] mayor, Bill de Blasio, announced this week his administration’s intention to divest the city’s pension funds from any fossil fuel related investments. This amounts to […]

  2. May 12, 2018

    […] Big business and financiers are also looking to divest. Committed to the divestment movement 5 years ago, making significant gains (see Are Divestments Working?). […]

  3. July 14, 2018

    […] its investments from fossil fuel companies (The Guardian). What this means exactly is that it will divest the country from any funds currently supporting coal, gas, peat and petroleum. The national fund, […]

  4. November 3, 2018

    […] The conflict is fierce, and it does ultimately take a toll on him personally, but in his mind it is worth it if he can help make the world a better place. Indeed, Bill’s mind is a sharp instrument and a wealth of knowledge on environmental matters and progressive solutions (see Divestments). […]

  5. November 30, 2018

    […] Despite the dire news there is still hope. Humans are effecting this change, but we can also stop it! On the positive side, there are already solutions for stopping the rise of climate change. For starters, it means getting off our fossil fuel dependency (see also Stop Funding Fossil Fuels). […]

  6. December 15, 2018

    […] can also help by choosing to divest from fossil fuels and support some of these Kickstarter projects. If you can’t contribute to them financially, […]

  7. August 25, 2020

    […] better and clearer sustainability reporting. Concerned investors are not only interested in divesting from fossil fuels, but actually looking for purpose-driven impact investing. Once again, metrics & reporting are […]

  8. January 20, 2021

    […] out some of Sustainably Motivated’s past blog posts like “Does Fossil Fuel Divestment Really Work?” and “The Daily […]

  9. October 4, 2021

    […] a run down of the basics of divestment, check out this article by Marc-Antoni from 2018. Fossil fuel divestment is an important movement that has gained some traction in the last […]

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