fossil fuels

UVic divests Working Capital Fund

$40 million still invested in fossil fuels through UVic Foundation, as of March 2020 The University of Victoria has moved $80 million of their Working Capital Fund into a fossil…
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“President Hall, Time to Divest” reads temporary mural on campus

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, around a dozen members of Divest UVic assisted artist and alumni Emily Thiessen in painting a 14-foot mural on the ground outside the doors of the…
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Vote on potential divestment from short-term fossil fuel investments moved to January

A Board of Governors vote on whether to change UVic’s short term investment strategy to include options for divestment from fossil fuels has been moved to Jan. 28. This vote…

LETTER | To the UVic Board of Governors on denying support for the Unist’ot’en

As an institution supposedly committed to supporting the process of reconciliation, UVic must first reconcile its own complicity in silencing the voices of Indigenous matriarchs, and reconsider the decision to…

UVic announces $2.4 million investment in marine energy

As students returned from reading break on Nov. 17, flocking to Mystic Market and filling the air of the University Centre with chatter, UVic announced a serious donation to increase…

Growing momentum across Canada fuels the fire for divestment at UVic

As the debate rages around the future of fossil fuels in public industry and private life, university campuses have become a hotspot for pushback against investing in companies that deal…

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UVic invests more than just money in fossil fuels