Divest-Invest, a coalition of US and global foundations that have pledged to divest from fossil fuel companies and invest a portion of their assets in the clean energy economy, has a series of resources to learn more about divesting. This includes:
- A report on the top 200 fossil fuel companies that they suggest to divest from. To view the list only, visit the Go Fossil Free website.
- Information for individual investors: Extracting Fossil Fuels from Your Portfolio, a guide to divestment and reinvestment produced by 350.org, Green Century Funds and Trillium Asset Management.
- Guides for fiduciaries responsible for city and state pensions: Resilient Portfolios & Fossil-Free Pensions produced by HIP Investor.
We Are Powershift, a grassroots-driven online community for the youth climate movement, has a number of action-oriented resources for students looking to start divestment campaigns. This includes a primer on how college endowments work.
The Go Fossil Free Campaign has a map of petitions at colleges and universities that you can click through to learn more and sign online.