Fossil Free - Divest from Fossil Fuels
|Name of initiative||Fossil Free - Divest from Fossil Fuels|
|Secretariat|| This initiative can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Different focal points for different regions Please see here for contacts: https://gofossilfree.org/contacts/
|Organisational structure|| Fossil Free is a project of 350.org.
Many national initiatives
|Geographical coverage||Global, North America, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and The Caribbean, Africa, Western Europe, Eastern Europe|
|Name of lead organisation||350.org|
|Type of lead organisation||NGO/Civil Society|
|Location/Nationality of lead organisation||United States of America|
|Description|| International network of campaigns and campaigners working toward fossil fuel divestment in our communities.
The kinds of institutions that are divesting: Faith-based Organization — 28% Philanthropic Foundation — 19% Government — 17% Educational Institution — 16% Pension fund — 10% NGO — 5% For Profit Corporation — 3% Healthcare Institution — 1% Cultural Institution — 0% Other — 0%
|Objectives|| FREEZE any new investments in fossil fuels,
DIVEST from the fossil fuel industry's top 200 carbon-emitting companies, and REINVEST in clean energy and socially responsible alternatives.
|Activities|| Campaigning to ask institutions to immediately freeze any new investment in fossil fuel companies;
Divest from direct ownership and any commingled funds that include fossil fuel public equities and corporate bonds within 5 years.
|One or two success stories achieved|
Monitoring and Impacts
|Function of initiative||Political dialogue|
|Activity of initiative||Awareness raising and outreach|
|Comments on indicators and goals|
|How will goals be achieved|
|Have you changed or strenghtened your goals|
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|Research and educational organisations||0|
|Regional / state / county actors||0|
|City / municipal actors||0|
|Other members||1243||These institutions have signed up for partial or full divestment (see http://gofossilfree.org/commitments/)|
|Number of members in the years|| |
|Have only national states as participators||No|
|Transport||Agriculture||Forestry||Business||Financial institutions||Buildings||Industry||Waste||Cities and subnational governments||Short Term Pollutants||International maritime transport||Energy Supply||Fluorinated gases||Energy efficiency||Renewable energy||Supply chain emission reductions||Adaptation||Other||Resilience||Innovation||Energy Access and Efficiency||Private Finance|
Not only have national states as participators