The American Federation of Teachers-Oregon (AFT-Oregon) and the Oregon State Conference of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP-Oregon) announced their official endorsement of Divest… Read More »Major Statewide Unions Join Divest Oregon
Article in inWashington Post, ABC News, and US News states,”Liberal Oregon resists dropping controversial investments”
“Oregon residents are increasingly pushing for the state to divest from fossil fuel companies and other controversial investments, but the state treasury is resisting and… Read More »Article in inWashington Post, ABC News, and US News states,”Liberal Oregon resists dropping controversial investments”
In this recent Guardian article, the case is clearly made of how workers unknowingly fund the climate crisis with their pensions: As fossil fuels become… Read More »How PERS members are unknowingly funding the climate crisis
This Guardian article (11/4/2021) cited a Nature Energy research publication saying, “In a worst-case scenario, people will keep investing in fossil fuels until suddenly the… Read More »Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
The Remarkable Credit Union podcast interviews Divest Oregon’s Communication Director, Andrew Bogrand, about the Divest Oregon Campaign. The interview notes state: Talk of how to… Read More »Divestment and Climate Justice: An Untapped Opportunity for Credit Unions?
In the past few weeks, Treasurer Read and the Oregon Investment Council (OIC) have received over 500 emails and phone calls from Divest Oregon coalition… Read More »500+ emails were flying & phones were ringing off the hook!
It’s just been a few months and the Divest Oregon Coalition now boasts 60 coalition member organizations including unions with PERS members, faith communities, organizations… Read More »60 Organizations have joined the Divest Oregon Campaign Coalition
The Divest Oregon Communications Director, Andrew Bogrand, recently sat down for an interview with Coast Range Association’s Andrew Collins-Anderson on the Coast Range Radio podcast.… Read More »Interview with Divest Oregon Communications Director
Salem, OR, September 16 – Following a summer of record-shattering heat and extreme fires across Oregon, a statewide coalition is urging the Oregon Treasury to… Read More »Press Release: New Divest Oregon Campaign Pushes State Treasury to Lead on Climate
Submitted for Public Comment, Oregon Investment Council Meeting on September 8, 2021 Thank you for the opportunity to submit public comment to the Oregon State… Read More »SEIU Local 503 President Mike Powers’ statement to OIC 9/8/2021 Meeting