Sunday, April 13, 2014

Robert Redford Convinces Calif College To Divest Its Oil Stocks --How does he think people get to and from Sundance?

CLAREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Press Release:  Pitzer College, Apr. 12, 2014

Pitzer College’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model during a special trustee meeting on Saturday, April 5. Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley and Trustees Robert Redford and Donald Gould made the formal announcement during a press conference at noon on April 12 at the Los Angeles Press Club in Los Angeles, Calif. Pitzer College is the first higher education institution in Southern California to commit to divesting its endowment of fossil fuel stocks.

“I continue to marvel at Pitzer College’s ability to take risks that pay off and go where many other educational institutions dare not go,” said Pitzer Trustee Robert Redford. “With student-activists as a galvanizing force, today’s announcement makes Pitzer the first college or university in Southern California to divest, and the first to come up with an innovative solution that other organizations can model.”

Pitzer College’s new integrated Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model:

  • Divests virtually all College endowment investments in fossil fuel stocks by December 31, 2014
  • Develops an environmental, social and governance policy to guide endowment investment decisions
  • Creates the Pitzer Sustainability Fund within the endowment to make environmentally responsible investments
  • Targets a 25 percent reduction of the College’s carbon footprint from current levels by the end of 2016
  • Establishes a Campus Sustainability Taskforce to bolster on-campus measures to promote sustainability 

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1 comment:

  1. Redford is a demented old narcissist who has no clue as to the depravity of his own delusions and worldview.


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