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In The News: Listen to Students: Take Action on Climate

Submitted by on December 27, 2012 – 8:57 amNo Comment

The article Listen to Students: Take Action on Climate by alum Jim Oldham 91S, executive director of Equity Trust, recently appeared in local media.

“Locally, students at all Five Colleges have been calling for divestment, with a Climate Action Now conference in September, coinciding with a talk by Bill McKibben, and a rally on the Amherst Common this month. Hampshire College, ahead of the curve, reports that its policy to align investments with values of social responsibility and sustainability, adopted last year, has led to investments in renewable energy rather than fossil fuels, proving that institutions can invest in ways consistent with their mission.”

Read the full article in the Amherst Bulletin >>