Divestment

QS2I partners with QBACC for action on the climate crisis

Queen’s Social Investment Initiative (QS2I) and Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) have struck a partnership to pursue climate initiatives on campus.Continue...

QBACC appeals to Trustees at first meeting of academic year

After addressing more than 500 students at Friday’s climate strike, representatives from QBACC headed into Richardson Hall to bring their demands to Queen’s Board of Trustees.

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Inside the AMS's push to divest

The AMS announced on Monday it had completely divested from holdings in companies that produce, transport, and dispense fossil fuels, becoming the first student government in Ontario to do so.Continue...

AMS announces complete divestment from fossil fuels

The AMS has divested from all holdings in companies that produce, transport, and dispense fossil fuels, according to a statement released by the Society on Monday afternoon.Continue...

In conversation with Patrick Deane

When Queen’s announced it would begin the search for its 21st principal, Patrick Deane was thrilled at the opportunity to put his name forward.Continue...

Queen’s should divest from the source of climate change

The University’s refusal to divest from fossil fuels proves that Queen’s values its finances above the changing climate. Queen’s positions itself as...Continue...

Divestment from fossil fuels is overdue for Queen’s

The world’s continued use and exploitation of fossil fuels has been scientifically proven to affect the climate. Climate change isn’t just warmer weather around the globe, it’s more rain, more severe weather and more frequent natural disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.Continue...

Queen’s votes not to divest from fossil fuels

Queen’s Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee announced on Nov. 6 that they will not be divesting Queen’s funds from fossil fuels.Continue...

Queen’s environmental group talks fossil fuel divestment

The Advisory Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels held its final feedback meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17, moving them closer to finalizing a report on divestment at Queen’s.

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Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels has planned four consultation meetings

Queen’s students, staff and faculty will be have the opportunity this fall to voice their opinions on whether or not the University should divest its funds from the fossil fuel industry.

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