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In the News: New ‘Fossil Free’ Investment Index Boosts Divestment Movement

Blue and Green Tomorrow's Tom Revell covers the launch of Fossil Free Indexes' first benchmark index FFIUS - Fossil Free Indexes US. Read the article here.  

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Press Release: Fossil Free Indexes Launches First US Index

First US broad market fossil free index Supports a surging divestment movement Demonstrates that fossil free investing need not sacrifice returns Shields investors from risks associated with fossil fuel investments NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 - Fossil Free Indexes LLC (FFI), an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) index and research company, today released its first index covering the US equity markets, Fossil Free Indexes US...

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In the News: The Carbon Underground Identifies Most Polluting Companies for Divestment Campaign

  Pointing to investor concerns about the sustainability of the companies they invest in, Charlotte Malone writes in Blue & Green Tomorrow on the impact of The Carbon Underground to the divestment campaign. See: Index Identifies Most Polluting Companies for Divestment Campaign   Blair Palese, CEO of 350.org Australia, said, “Moral arguments aside, investors a becoming increasingly aware of the financial risks...

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In the News: Why the UN Climate Negotiations Remain Critical

  Governments and High Net Worth individuals own a majority of global assets in general, and governments also own a majority of coal and oil assets in the ground.  Therefore the Climate Negotiation process of the UN remains critical. Citing the release of "The Carbon Underground" as a key new development to watch, Cary Krosinsky writes in About.com Sustainable Investing  on why the UN remains mission critical to the climate change...

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In the News: Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Adopts Carbon Undeground 200

 From now on, “The Carbon Underground 200” and its successive updates will be used by 350.org in supporting the ongoing divestment campaign. A family of broad market fossil free indexes based on the list is currently under development.   Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Updates Its “Top 200” Target List by 350.org The fossil fuel divestment campaign now has an updated list of companies that it will be asking large investors, such as...

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