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Type Ordinance
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) Oregon
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy, Transportation & Mobility
The products and services the City of Portland purchases have inherent social, human health, environmental, and economic impacts. As such, the City is committed to understanding and taking appropriate responsibility for the impacts of its purchasing by establishing a Sustainable Procurement...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2014
Level County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Finance & Procurement, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
The global oil market has undergone profound structural changes in the last decade that have now culminated in a capex crisis for the industry, particularly the oil majors....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
A growing number of individuals and institutions have recognized the limits of shareholder advocacy to secure the policy changes needed and have divested from fossil fuel companies. Green Century believes that divesting from fossil fuel companies is the most effective way for investors...

Type Ordinance
Year 2013
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy, Finance & Procurement
This resolution urges the San Francisco Retirement Board of the Employees' Retirement System to divest from publicly-traded fossil fuel companies....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
The world provides a rich opportunity set that is both broad and deep. Removing even a sizable percentage of the investable set has relatively little impact on carefully selected actively managed portfolios. Reducing the quantity of companies in the portfolio, using a U.S. domestic...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Finance & Procurement, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
Since fall 2012, colleges, churches and cities have been leading robust discussions and moving to divest their holdings in the fossil fuel industry. Inspired by these actions, individual investors also have been moving their money out of coal, oil and gas companies....

Type Model Law
Year 2014
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
A resolution declaring the intent of a city without fossil fuel investments to refrain from investing in fossil fuel companies in the future....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2010
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Finance & Procurement, Energy
Decisions made by local governments play a significant role in California's demand for natural resources and the associated pollution, air emissions, and waste from use of those resources. One important way local governments can reduce their impact on human health and the environment...

Type Model Law
Year 2014
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
This act requires that a municipal public fund create a list of fossil fuel companies that match specific criteria, divest all holdings from the companies on this list over a 3-year period, and reinvest funds in socially responsible investments that satisfy prudent person standards....

Type Ordinance
Year 2014
Level City or Town
State(s) Michigan
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
This resolution urges the City Council of Ann Arbor to urge the City of Ann Arbor Employees' Retirement System to immediately cease any new investments in fossil fuel companies or in commingled assets that include holdings in fossil fuel companies....

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2019
Level City or Town, State, National
State(s) All States
Source People's Action
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources
A 100% Just Energy Economy must go beyond simply replacing fossil fuels; in order to be 100% Just, it must include other key elements, such as renewable fuels, an end to sacrifice zones, and good green jobs targeted to the communities that have survived decades of divestment. This...

Type Ordinance
Year 2017
Level City or Town
State(s) Arizona
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy, Transportation & Mobility
In accordance with 2007 City Council Resolution # 20519, the City of Phoenix will purchase products and services that have a reduced effect on human health and the environment when compared to competing products or services that serve the same purpose, while remaining fiscally responsible....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
Companies, governments, and institutions of all kinds purchase goods and services for their own use. But what they buy - and how they buy it - has a significant impact on local communities, the environment, and the economy - and in some unexpected ways, on the success of the business...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Finance & Procurement, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
In the face of increasing demands from students and other stakeholders concerned about the role of traditional energy companies in accelerating climate change, institutional investors are asking tough questions about the feasibility of divestment from fossil fuel companies. Based...

Type Model Law
Year 2014
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
A resolution urging divestment, if the City does not control the Pension Board and does not otherwise invest in fossil fuel stocks....

Type Roadmap
Year 2021
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source ProGov21
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources
The climate crisis unfolding across the globe has highlighted the need for cities to make drastic, time-sensitive changes in their environmental sustainability efforts and adaptation strategies. ProGov21's updated Environmental Roadmap calls on local governments to enact environmental...

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