All posts by Clara McDonnell

The Financial Impact of Fossil Fuel Divestment

The Financial Impact of Fossil Fuel Divestment

Academics Auke Plantinga and Bert Scholtens from the University of Groningen have published a new paper examining the financial impacts of fossil fuel divestment.  They studied stock returns from nearly 7,000 companies, over a 40 […]

Fossil fuel’s influence on the European Green Deal

Fossil fuel’s influence on the European Green Deal

Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) released the report: A Grey Deal? Fossil fuel fingerprints on the European Green Deal earlier this summer, examining the influence of the fossil fuel industry on shaping the deal.  Here are […]

Swedish pension fund AP1 divests from all fossil fuels

Swedish pension fund AP1 divests from all fossil fuels

On 16 March, 2020, the 34.1 billion EUR Swedish pension fund AP1 announced its decision to divest from all fossil fuels, something that the Swedish campaign Divestera AP-fonderna has been requesting from all AP-funds since […]