Oxford University passes resolution banning investment in fossil fuels

Oxford University has passed an ‘historic’ motion requiring its endowment fund to divest from all direct investments in fossil fuel companies. The move comes after sustained campaigning from student activists. The motion also bans future investment in funds that primarily hold stock in fossil fuel companies, and requires endowment managers to request evidence of plans […]

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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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