What future will we leave our students?
350Brooklyn, 350NYC, Climate Families NYC, Green Faith, New York Communities for Change, and Rise and Resist join together to deliver an open letter to NYC Comptroller Brad Lander asking him to pressure BlackRock, the world's largest investor in oil, gas and coal, to stop new financing of fossil fuels. NYC does business with BlackRock. BlackRock must stop touching the planet with its continued investments in fossil fuels.
NYS Pension Fund Divests $238 Million from Shale Oil & Gas
Comptroller DiNapoli announces divestment from shale oil & gas. See our press release here:
NYS Pension Fund Divests from Tar Sands
Comptroller DiNapoli announces divestment from Tar Sands. See our press release here:
NYC’s largest pension funds divest from fossil fuels.
NYC Mayor de Blasio, Comptroller Stringer, and Trustees announced on January 25, 2021 that New York City's largest pension funds are divesting from over $4 billion of fossil fuel investments. Click here for more information.
DiNapoli announces NYS retirement fund to divest!
Comptroller DiNapoli announced on December 9, 2020 that the NYS Common Retirement Fund will divest from fossil fuels and become carbon free by 2040. More information here.
NY Youth Climate Leaders chalk DIVEST NY in front of NY Capitol, May 2020