The how, when and why of Durham and Trinity College Dublin divestment
Want to hear about why Durham and Trinity College Dublin chose to divest, how they intend to do it and what the likely process and timeframe are? Then register for July 16th's webinar today!
A joint webinar has been announced by both the Intentional Endowments Network in the US and the Climate Change Collaboration in the UK. Check out the invite to join below and register to participate here:
We are pleased to invite you to participate in our upcoming webinar: Aligning University Investments With Carbon Reduction Goals in the UK Through Fossil Fuel Divestment
Date: July 16th, 2018, 4:00 pm
In this webinar, participants will hear from Ian Mathews, Chief Financial Officer at Trinity College Dublin, Jon Gluyas, The Dean of Knowledge Exchange and Director of The Durham Energy Institute at Durham University, and Sian Ferguson, Trust Executive for Ashden Trust, Mark Leonard Trust, and JJ Charitable Trust, three of The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts.
Sian Ferguson will kick off the discussion with an overview of the global importance and growth of the DivestInvest movement, as well as the impact of the movement on universities and the vital role they have played. Jon Gluyas will then discuss the research process behind Durham University�s divestment decision, specifically speaking to the University�s communication with industry research partners and funders in the oil industry. Ian Matthews will follow with a review of Trinity College Dublin�s process of engaging with students, as well as an evaluation of the financial and social dimensions of fossil fuel divestment.
Please join us as we learn more about the DivestInvest movement and explore what factors led Durham University and Trinity College Dublin to make a commitment to fossil fuel divestment, what the expected process and timeframe is for divestment at each institution, and why it is important for universities to be involved in the DivestInvest movement, and register for the webinar today!
- Ian Mathews, Chief Financial Officer at Trinity College Dublin
- Jon Gluyas, The Dean of Knowledge Exchange and Director of The Durham Energy Institute at Durham University
- Sian Ferguson, Trust Executive for Ashden Trust, Mark Leonard Trust, and JJ Charitable Trust, three of The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts