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Florida divests money from BlackRock asset-management firm over ‘ESG’ social responsibility policies

Florida will pull $2 billion from BlackRock asset-management firm over Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ideological differences.
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USF students voting on whether to divest from fossil fuels

This week students at the University of South Florida are voting on a referendum that urges the university to take its money out of three categories of investments: fossil fuels, private prisons and companies that...
Chris Johnson USF

Students smoke to call attention to USF’s tobacco investments

Some University of South Florida students trying to call attention to the school’s investment policy are organizing a smoking party Wednesday on campus; the campus officially became smoke-free this academic year and the students say it’s...
Laila Abdelaziz

CAIR opposes Florida bill it says targets human rights defenders

A bill in the Florida Legislature would sanction groups that organize boycotts of or divestment from Israel or from companies that contribute to alleged human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine. But HB 527 isopposed by the Council on...
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USF student government votes to divest from human rights abusers

This week the University of South Florida student government Senate overwhelmingly passed a resolution to pull the university’s investments from companies involved in human rights violations against Palestinians; but USF appears ready to reject the...
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St. Pete will consider pulling fossil fuel investments from pension funds

St. Petersburg will end all bond investments in fossil fuel companies within two years and now City Council is considering whether to pull its investments in carbon polluting industries from its much larger pension funds...
Dwight Duldley on fossil fuel divestment

St. Petersburg will stop buying fossil fuel bonds

St. Petersburg will stop investing in fossil fuel bonds because of the contribution of oil companies to climate disruption — Mayor Rick Kriseman made the announcement on Facebook Thursday — but a City Council member...

United Church of Christ national meeting votes to divest from Israeli settlements

United Church of Christ national meeting votes to divest from Israeli settlements

Pro-Palestine divestment effort fails at USF Tampa

Pro-Palestine divestment effort fails at USF

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