Divestment

Resources to help you call on your institution to divest from the fossil fuel industry:

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

 

Don't Dither - Divest! - our full campaign guide to tell you what divestment is, why it matters, how to get started, and how to win.

 

How to get your institution to divest and reinvest - a 2017 campaign outline to support your university divestment and reinvestment activism.

 

Making the case for action - editable template paper for outlining the arguments for fossil fuel divestment and reinvestment to university committees.

 

Stranded assets note - to support campaigners in articulating 'stranded assets theory' to senior managers as part of the arguments for fossil fuel divestment.

 

FURTHER EDUCATION

 

Organiser briefing - a basic introduction to getting involved with Divest-Invest if you're in FE

 

TEMPLATES FOR AND EXAMPLES FROM STUDENTS' UNIONS

 

Birmingham Students' Union have kindly shared their divestment demands document.

 

Liverpool Guild of Students have shared their amazing and victorious case for fossil fuel divestment.

 

Zero Carbon Cambridge have shared their phenomenal submission to the Cambridge University Divestment Working Group.

 

Generic templates for a motion on divestment to pass at your students' union: Divest-Invest template motion / Fossil Free Student Union motion 

 

Divestment motion passed at Cambridge: University of Cambridge Students' Union's divestment motion 

 

Template for a motion to Divest BarclaysDivest Barclays SU Motion 2019-20.

 

CASE STUDIES

 

How Durham University campaigners won on Divest-Invest.

 

How Beds SU got the University of Bedfordshire to sign up to the Fossil Fuel Declaration.

 

How Reading University SU worked over a number of years to get the University of Reading to commit to full divestment from fossil fuels.