County Council says it will “eliminate” investments in fossil fuel companies who do not respond to “engagement”

Press release
Divest East Sussex [1]
5 December 2017

COUNTY COUNCIL SAYS IT WILL “ELIMINATE” INVESTMENTS IN FOSSIL COMPANIES WHO DO NOT RESPOND TO “ENGAGEMENT”
Urgent need for action on investments in BP and Exxon pressed by public at County Council meeting

5 December 2017, County Hall, Lewes: The East Sussex Pension Fund will “eliminate” investments in fossil fuel companies that do not respond appropriately to its current strategy of “engagement”, the Chair of the East Sussex Pension Committee, Councillor Richard Stogdon, told the Full Council meeting of East Sussex County Council (ESCC) this Tuesday (5 December) [2].

Eleven members of the public from across East Sussex attended Tuesday’s meeting to ask questions about the Council’s continued investments in giant oil and gas companies like BP and Exxon. Continue reading County Council says it will “eliminate” investments in fossil fuel companies who do not respond to “engagement”

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