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Keyword: disinvestment

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  • (EU climate commissioner) Hedegaard urges development banks to divest from fossil fuels

    07/14/2013 8:31:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    EurActiv ^ | 09 July 2013 | Arthur Neslen
    Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard has called for development banks with a combined annual lending pot of €130 billion ($170 billion) to end support for fossil fuels in their energy lending policy reviews. “I am particularly keen to see three international financial institutions—the European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the World Bank—join with their EU and OECD partners to take a lead role in eliminating public support for fossil fuels,” she said in the foreword to a report on bank lending policies in the Western Balkans, published on 25 June. Although all three banks...
  • Lapping the Field [UCC vs ECUSA]

    07/04/2005 7:15:32 PM PDT · by sionnsar · 2 replies · 377+ views
    Midwest Conservative Journal ^ | 7/04/2005 | Christopher Johnson
    You know that your Christian tradition has gone off the liberal deep end when even the United Church of Christ won't follow you.There seems to be a considerable amount of trepidation in the UCC about the idea of disinvestment from Israel.  A few days ago, the Baltimore Jewish Times reported that:To combat the challenge, the JCPA, American Jewish Committe, ADL, American Jewish Congress and American Jewish Committee have joined the Reform, Orthodox and Conservative movements to promote interfaith outreach on local levels, where Protestant communities have seemed more open than at the national leadership. The approach has borne fruit. In St. Louis,...
  • Duke to host anti-Israel conference (Barf and Religion of Peace Alert)

    10/13/2004 5:20:57 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 17 replies · 567+ views ^ | October 13, 2004 | Aaron Klein
    Duke University is hosting a Palestinian solidarity conference Friday organized by a group that refuses to condemn terrorism, urges the flooding of Israel with millions of Palestinian refugees to dissolve its Jewish character, and calls on the public to divest from Israel. The Palestinian Solidarity Movement, allied with the controversial International Solidarity Movement, an organization that openly supports Hamas and calls for the destruction of Israel, is holding its conference to "put pressure on the Israeli government, partly by urging universities to sell their stock in companies with military ties to Israel."