Spotlight campaign

How SA’s top asset managers have responded so far to our call for fossil-fuel free funds

As you know, our biggest petition and campaign calls on SA’s top asset managers to give you the option of not investing in planet-killing companies like Sasol. How did they respond? Read on to find out, and if you sign up to our mailing list, you can tell us who your financial service providers are, …

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Spotlight 10 September: Misha Teasdale of Greenpop stands against a reckless consumptive approach to our environment and people

Here’s Misha’s post on Facebook. @mishateasdale , founder & TreeEO of @Greenpop , believes that now, more than ever, we as citizens need to stand up and have a critical approach to the way we spend our money. Let's take a stand and join the global movement! #DivestNow Sign the petition https://t.co/QUZ2Y8Kn6P pic.twitter.com/PKaMBZqCfE — Fossil …

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Spotlight 7 September: Rob Armstrong has already divested from Anglo, Sasol, BHP Billiton and Exxaro

You can see Rob’s profile on Facebook here. And read a brief account of his story here. Rob Armstrong knows that burning fossil fuels is not healthy for us or the planet! That’s why he took personal action to divest from fossil fuels Join Rob – and #DivestNow by signing the petition that will help …

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Spotlight 22 August: Makoma Lekalakala calls for an end to investments in polluting industries to assure future jobs, food and water

You can view Makoma’s Facebook post here. Makoma Lekalakala is a grassroots activist, director of @Earthlife_JHB and a 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize Recipient. Join her in acting for the climate and a better future for us all! All you have to do is sign our petition today https://t.co/n2xQMKdkWK #DivestNow pic.twitter.com/BbjAmo1J27 — Fossil Free SA (@FossilFreeSA) …

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Spotlight 15 August: Robyn Hugo of CER wants a healthier, more just and prosperous South Africa free of dirty energy.

You’ll find our Facebook post about Robyn here. View this post on Instagram Are you ready to put a stop to the fossil fuels that make people sick, poison and over-heat our planet, and hold back investment in sustainable alternatives? Then join Robyn from Centre for Environmental Rights in signing our petition to ask SA’s …

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Spotlight 13 August: Des D’Sa wants an end to the use of fossil fuels for our present and future

Des D’Sa, his family, and community have long-suffered the direct health impacts of fossil fuel processing and the terrible tactics used by some corporates against activists. He’s calling for an end to our use of fossil fuels, to stop their terrible impacts on human and planetary health. See his Facebook post here. Desmond is a …

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Spotlight 10 August: Ditiro Majapholoa believes fossil fuel interests damage people’s health and oppress community rights

Ditiro Majapholoa’s Facebook post appears here. Ditiro is the chairperson of the Steenbokpan Community Forum, in Lephalale, Limpopo, an area dominated by 14 coal mines. Help put a stop to the social and environmental injustice caused by climate-breaking coal, oil and gas investments. #DivestNow! https://t.co/QUZ2Y8Kn6P pic.twitter.com/sfom7fl9aj — Fossil Free SA (@FossilFreeSA) August 10, 2018  

Spotlight 25 July: Bishop Geoff Davies is calling for a secure, fossil fuel-free future in SA

To promote our Amandla.mobi petition calling on South African asset managers to support fossil fuel-free funds, we’ve launched a social media campaign on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram spotlighting some of the people and organisations that support this call. Wednesday’s posts featured Bishop Geoff Davies of the Anglican Church and Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute. …

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