Oxford University passes resolution banning investment in fossil fuels

Oxford University has passed a motion requiring its endowment fund to divest from all direct investments in fossil fuel companies, and end future investment in funds that primarily hold stock in fossil fuel companies. The motion further requires endowment managers to request evidence of plans to achieve net-zero carbon dioxide emissions from companies across Oxford’s […]

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Student disappointment as University Council defers decision over fossil fuel divestment

Oxford University Council deferred a decision earlier today over whether to divest £2 billion worth of endowment from fossil fuel companies. This move has been heavily criticized by several student groups, particularly the Oxford University Fossil Free Divestment Campaign, which is supported by OUSU. In a statement, OUSU’s Environmental and Ethics Fossil Free Campaign denounced […]

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