Divest from Fossil Fuels

Invest your skills and money in sustaining community rather than supporting Big Oil

If you have investments, clean your portfolio by removing investments in dirty fuel producers. Divest any fossil fuel assets you own and invest in clean, local energy and community sustainability.  Possible ways include: 

  • Identify clean energy investments, socially responsible investing green mutual funds or community sustainability projects to reinvest in

Make the commitment below.

Individual Action

Will you make a commitment?

10 Commitments

This form is for individuals and households; if you are making a congregational or organizational commitment, visit the congregational commitment form.

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  • signed 2015-07-01 12:31:25 -0400
    My family is investing in ESG businesses. UUWC is a GREEN Congregation & I just gave Sunday service on Divestment.
  • signed 2015-05-29 19:39:28 -0400
  • signed 2015-04-22 18:26:29 -0400
    I have already divested as much of my retired funds as possible in a zero fossil fuel portfolio
  • signed 2015-04-22 16:50:34 -0400
    I sold all my shares of Royal Dutch Shell except one. (I kept one share to stay connected so I can help influence them.)
  • signed 2015-04-22 12:09:39 -0400
    I have only invested in non-fossil fuel, non-military, sustainablity-oriented companies for years, and am urging family and friends to do the same.
  • signed 2015-04-22 11:11:53 -0400
    I have sold all the oil company stock I inherited and I work with colleagues at Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel (CABI) in Boise, Idaho to ‘green’ CABI and encourage people to live in more sustainable and environmentally sensitive ways to restore and protect our earth.
  • signed 2015-04-22 09:37:08 -0400
  • signed 2015-04-21 20:06:52 -0400
    I will continue to petition and press TIAA-CREF (my retirement fund) to offer a carbon-free fund option.
  • signed 2015-03-23 16:54:22 -0400
    I WILL CONTACT FIDELITY AND GATHER INFORMATION, I WILL THEN WORK TO ALTER MY PORTFOLIO.
  • published this page in Shift to a Low Carbon Future 2015-03-16 09:51:28 -0400

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