Sustainability News Roundup
Here's a roundup of interesting articles on climate change risk to shareholder value and Earth day
Ocean and Earth day at the University of Southampton
University of Southampton: Ocean and Earth Day is an annual event, aimed at improving understanding and engagement in Ocean and Earth sciences.
Strathclyde students’ union use earth day to inform sustainability strategy for 2016/17
Strathclyde Student Union: Strathclyde will showcase sustainability initiatives and programmes at the University this Earth day; and use it to inform USSA’s sustainability strategy for 2016/17 addressing curriculum and campus.
Shareholders may sue investors who ignore climate risk
The Oxford Martin School: Investors who ignore the risks of climate change on the value of their stock could face legal action by their own shareholders.
Rockefeller family charity to withdraw all investments in fossil fuel companies
The Guardian: Started by John D Rockefeller – who made his fortune from oil – the fund singled out ExxonMobil, calling the world’s largest oil company ‘morally reprehensible’.
Climate change will wipe $2.5tn off global financial assets: study
The Guardian: Losses could soar to $24tn and wreck the global economy in worst case scenario, first economic modelling estimate suggests.