Invest in Divestment

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The banks are investing billions in fossil fuels. We need your support to get them to divest. Invest in divestment!

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While boasting of their sustainability records, the big four Aussie banks (that control the major NZ banks), are investing billions of dollars in the fossil fuel industry. We need to show them that they have no public mandate to profit from climate change. We expect better from the people we trust with our money, mortgages, and livelihoods.

Throughout the year we will be working to make sure that Kiwis have banking choices that are committed to being fossil-free in their investments, putting their money where their mouth is.

While the banks are investing billions in fossil fuels, we need people like you to invest a little in us, to support us in our divestment campaign. We want committed fossil-free banking options for Kiwis - invest in divestment.

The divestment movement is the fastest growing movement in history, with success stories continuously building, including the Rockefeller Brothers Foundation, the World Council of Churches, and the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund (the largest in the world), all committing to divest their interests from fossil fuels. Here in New Zealand, Victoria University, Christchurch City Holdings, and the Anglican Church have already pledged to divest.

As 350.org founder, Bill McKibben said, "If it's wrong to wreck the planet the it's wrong to profit from that wreckage."

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Climate change is at a tipping point. We need to make fossil fuels history, and move to a renewable future.

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350 Aotearoa is the New Zealand arm of the international climate movement 350.org, which aims to unite the world around climate change solutions. Our mission is to campaign for a fossil-free future, and inspire climate action in communities across New Zealand.

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Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 30 Mar 2015
$100
Ben Cobbett
Ben Cobbett on 28 Mar 2015
It's insane to think that they are probably planning to go right ahead and dig up/suck out all the fossil fuels they can get, when accepted scientific opinion is that using anything over one THIRD of what's in the ground (known), would take the climate beyond recovery to sustainable levels.
$20
David Jones
David Jones on 28 Mar 2015
$40
Loo Connor
Loo Connor on 27 Mar 2015
Thanks for your Awesome work!
$30
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Guest Donor on 26 Mar 2015
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This page was created on 4 Feb 2015 and closed on 31 Mar 2015.