Oakland City Council Urges Dakota Access Pipeline DivestmentThe Oakland City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to pass Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan’s resolution urging the California Public Employee’s Retirement System to divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Tech Company Helps Investors Divest From Dakota Access PipelineA tech startup focused on socially responsible investing is making it much easier for individuals to divest from companies supporting DAPL.
Trump Hotels Considering Expansion Into San FranciscoEven as President Trump discussed an executive order that would block federal funds to sanctuary cities, officials with his hotel management company on Wednesday outlined major new plans including a possible new Trump Tower in San Francisco.
United Methodist Church Considers Hewlett Packard DivestmentUnited Methodist Church leaders are considering divestment from Silicon Valley software company Hewlett-Packard in response to proposed church legislation stating that the company profits from Israeli settlements.
Students Seeking Fossil Fuel Divestment Meet With Stanford President, End Sit-InStanford University officials say students who staged a weeklong sit-in outside the campus administration office to demand the university divest in fossil fuel companies ended their demonstration after meeting with the school's president.
Stanford Sit-In For Fossil Fuel Divestment Enters 2nd Day A sit-in by students calling for Stanford University’s divestment from the fossil fuel industry has continued for a second day.
Stanford Students Stage Sit-In, Want University To Divest From Fossil FuelsMore than 100 students are holding a sit-in at Stanford University Monday afternoon to call on school leaders and administrators to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
Allegations Of Anti-Semitism Lobbied Against Student Coalition At Stanford UniversityMolly Horwitz claims she was discriminated against during an endorsement interview with the Students of Color Coalition.
UC Berkeley Remembers MandelaHundreds gathered at a memorial for Nelson Mandela at UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza. Guests speakers recalled the university’s role in the struggle to end apartheid in the 1980s.
SF Supervisor Urges Pension Divestment From Firearm, Fossil Fuel CompaniesSan Francisco Supervisor John Avalos introduced resolutions earlier this week urging the retirement board of the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System to divest more than $1.9 billion away from firearm and fossil fuels companies over the next five years.
SF City Pension Fund Asked To Divest From Wells Fargo Over ForeclosureA group of active and retired San Francisco employees wants to stop their pension money from funding banks that have used questionable procedures to foreclose on delinquent home loans.