17 October 2014: Community leaders have voiced support for ANU's right to divest. Escalating tensions have followed last week’s commitment by the Australian National University (ANU) to divest its sizable endowment from seven companies with questionable environmental credentials. A backlash emerged when companies blacklisted by ANU began to protest. These resource companies were not only.
By Blair Palese, 350.org
29 May 2014 — A recent article in the Australian Financial Review suggested that the fossil fuel divestment message is falling on deaf ears in Australia, the backyard of the coal industry, despite significant wins internationally.
A survey, commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia, the peak advocacy body representing mining companies such.
New polling results have been released in Sydney today at the annual Responsible Investment Conference, organised by peak industry group the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).
According to the national poll, most Australians (54%) would rather invest in a responsible super fund than a super fund which only considers maximising financial returns (46%).
“This demonstrates the enormous.