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Commitments

So, what have we achieved so far?

 

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Below is a summary of the universities who have committed to divestment from fossil fuels to date. Find the full detail of divested universities, alongside links to publicly available Ethical/Socially Responsible Investment Policies, using the left hand menu.

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Current number of divested universities: 79 

Current signatories of the fossil free declaration: 15

Last updated: 11th February 2020

Current 100% renewable universities: 21

Last updated: 11th February 2019

SUMMARY OF DIVESTMENT COMMITMENTS

Types of commitment:

Full (divestment from all fossil fuel companies)

Partial (coal & tar sands only)

Coal, tar sands and oil only

Coal only

Analysis of commitment type:

Commitment type

Number

Proportion

Full

62

78.48%

Partial

16

20.25%

Coal, tar sands & oil only

0

0.00%

Coal only

1

1.27%

Reinvestment

14

17.72%

 

Divested institutions with: 

Divested institutions with...

 

An Ethical/Socially Responsible Investment Policy

73.42%

... of which include fossil fuel exclusions

50.00%

Fossil fuel exclusions in policies as percentage of all divestment commitments*

36.71%

*includes those without policies.