Divest Scotland Campaign pledges

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:

  • Alex Cole-Hamilton / Liberal Democrat / Edinburgh Western
  • Alison Johnstone / Scottish Green Party / Lothian
  • Andy Wightman / Independent / Lothian
  • Claudia Beamish / Scottish Labour / South Scotland
  • Claire Baker / Scottish Labour / Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Colin Smyth / Scottish Labour / South Scotland
  • Daniel Johnson / Scottish Labour / Edinburgh Southern
  • Elaine Smith / Scottish Labour / Central Scotland
  • Jackie Baillie / Scottish Labour / Dumbarton / West of Scotland
  • Jenny Marra / Scottish Labour / North East Scotland
  • Johann Lamont / Scottish Labour / Glasgow
  • John Finnie / Scottish Green Party / Highlands & Islands
  • Iain Gray / Scottish Labour / East Lothian / South Scotland
  • Mark McDonald / Independent / Aberdeen Donside
  • Mary Fee / Scottish Labour / West of Scotland
  • Monica Lennon / Scottish Labour / Central Scotland
  • Neil Bibby / Scottish Labour / West of Scotland
  • Neil Findlay / Scottish Labour / Lothian
  • Patrick Harvie / Scottish Green Party / Glasgow
  • Rhoda Grant / Scottish Labour / Highlands & Islands
  • Ross Greer / Scottish Green Party / West of Scotland
  • Sarah Boyack / Scottish Labour / Lothian
  • Stuart McMillan / Scottish National Party / Greenock & Inverclyde

Former Minister and MSP for Edinburgh Central Marco Biagi has also pledged support.

Scottish organisations divesting

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.

Other political pledges

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:

Global pledges

For a full list of well over 1,000 organisations which have divested globally click here.