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College Divestment

Amid Calls To Divest, Some Universities Focus On Making Research Labs More Efficient

wgbh | Heather Goldstone | Posted 04.16.2015 | College

While only 22 U.S. colleges and universities have actually agreed to sell their shares in oil and coal companies, more than 50 have committed themselv...

Third College In Vermont Divests From Fossil Fuels

AP | Posted 03.15.2015 | Green

PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Goddard College says it has completed its divestment from fossil fuel company investments, making it the third coll...

Who's Cool?

Michael Brune | Posted 10.12.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

In addition to committing to renewable energy and divesting from dirty fuels, colleges and universities can use their influence to advocate for statewide policies that will bring more clean energy online.

College Takes Bold Stand Against Assault Weapons

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.19.2014 | College

Occidental College in Los Angeles has decided that it will not knowingly invest its endowment in companies that manufacture military-style assault wea...

Court: University Of California Must Disclose Venture Capital Returns

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | San Francisco

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The University of California must make public the closely guarded pe...

To Fight Climate Change, College Students Take Aim At The Endowment Portfolio

www.nytimes.com | Posted 12.05.2012 | College

SWARTHMORE, Pa. — A group of Swarthmore College students is asking the school administration to take a seemingly simple step to combat pollution and...