Glasgow still has time to make history before COP26 by divesting from fossil fuels
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We’re campaigning for the Scottish Parliament and Government to end investments in fossil fuels. Find out more about the campaign on our main divestment page.
The Divest Scotland pledge reads:
“I pledge to support the Scottish Government and Parliament divesting from fossil fuels and investing in a just transition to a zero carbon economy over an appropriate time-scale.”
As of 3 March 2021 23 MSPs have signed the pledge:
Former Minister and MSP for Edinburgh Central Marco Biagi has also pledged support.
A total of 17 Scottish organisations have now committed to divest their funds from, or formally cut sponsorship ties with, fossil fuel companies.
Fossil free investors:
Fossil sponsorship free:
Local councils formally endorsing divestment:
A number of other Scottish organisations have also made partial commitments.
The majority of Scotland’s MPs have supported the independently-organised Divest Parliament campaign. You can see a full list of MP pledges here.
A number of local Councillors have also pledged support for local campaigns. Click through to the local campaigns for details:
For a full list of well over 1,000 organisations which have divested globally click here.