Sustainability News Roundup - April 2016

Sustainability News Roundup 
April 2016

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.
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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.
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SwapShop at the University of London 
University of London: Students have the chance to swap unwanted clothes and take part in a fashion revolution
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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.

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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’.
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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.
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