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Press Release: Students & Fossil Free SA protest UCT’s investments in fossil fuels

On Tuesday 11 May, UCT students protested to urge the UCT University Panel on Responsible Investment (UPRI) to make the strongest possible recommendations on fossil fuel divestment. After seven years of pressuring UCT to divest from fossil fuels, this marked a pivotal moment in the campaign.“If UCT values evidence-based decisions, it can no longer ignore …

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Call on UCT to Divest from Fossil Fuels: Submit your Response to UCT’s Responsible Investment Panel

After years of putting pressure on the University of Cape Town to divest from climate-breaking fossil fuels, the university has at last formally launched its responsible investment panel (the University Panel on Responsible Investment, or UPRI) and approved a Responsible and Sustainable Investment Policy! The UPRI now has a formal website, here. This is major progress indeed. But what now? The panel …

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#InvestFossilFree: Joint letter-writing campaign to SA’s biggest asset managers

Stand up with us and ask your asset managers to #InvestFossilFree.  Our latest campaign is calling on SA’s leading asset managers to create truly fossil fuel-free SA investment funds. We believe they should at last offer individual asset owners – that’s all of you with savings and pensions and unit trusts – the chance to …

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Time to divest from murder: Fossil Free SA condemns the brutal murder of anti-coal activist Fikile Ntshangase + a call to action

Call to Action In support of groundWork’s recent request “for a speedy and urgent investigation to arrest and put on trial those responsible for the murder of Mama Fikile Ntshangase”, we are sending a follow-up letter to President Ramaphosa and Minister of Police Bheki Cele in support of groundWork and the Somkhele community. Please read our letter …

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Fossil Free SA and 350 Africa congratulate eThekwini/Durban on becoming the second South African city to commit to ending its investments in fossil fuels

Fossil Free South Africa and 350 Africa congratulate the City of eThekwini/Durban on becoming the second South African city to commit to phasing out investments in climate-breaking fossil fuels. The eThekwini commitment was announced in late September, when the Mayors of Durban and Cape Town joined a group of 12 mayors from North America, Europe …

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