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Tag Archives: Go Fossil Free
Greater Manchester Pension Fund: an obstacle to action on climate change?
A new report “Fuelling the Fire” shows that UK council pension funds are still investing billions (£16 Billion in fact) in fossil fuel companies. The sums invested have increased, although this is more a result of stock value and currency … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, energy, investments and finance Tagged climate change, divestment, fossil fuels, GMPF, Go Fossil Free, Greater Manchester, investment Leave a comment
Open letter on fossil fuel divestment to Chair of GM Pension Fund
Steady State Manchester is part of Fossil Free Greater Manchester (FFGM), a coalition of organisations and individuals campaigning for the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) to take its money out of fossil fuels. This is part of an international campaign … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, energy, investments and finance, news Tagged climate change, divestment, GMPF, Go Fossil Free Leave a comment
Not just ecologically, but financially unviable too: GMPF’s fossil fuel investments
Our last post was about the fossil fuel divestment campaign that is focussing on local government pension funds, and in our case Greater Manchester Pension Fund. One argument made against the divestment campaign is that Trustees (responsible for the Fund) … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, economics, energy Tagged divestment, Friends of the Earth, GMPF, Go Fossil Free, Pensions 1 Comment
Campaign on Greater Manchester Pension Fund’s investments hots up
Some months ago we reported on our attempts to encourage Greater Manchester Pension Fund to rethink its investment strategy, using explicit ethical criteria as part of its overall strategy for sound investments and returns, and in particular to move money … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, energy, environment, Greater Manchester City Region Tagged divestment, Friends of the Earth, GMPF, Go Fossil Free, Pensions 2 Comments