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 January 2022 46 current and former MSPs have signed the pledge:

Current MSPs

  • Alex Cole-Hamilton / Liberal Democrats / Edinburgh Western
  • Alex Rowley / Scottish Labour / Mid-Scotland Fife
  • Alison Johnstone / Presiding Officer / Lothian
  • Ariane Burgess / Scottish Green Party / Highlands and Islands
  • Carol Mochan / Scottish Labour / South Scotland
  • Christine Grahame / Scottish National Party / Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale
  • Claire Baker / Scottish Labour / Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Colin Smyth / Scottish Labour / South Scotland
  • Collette Stevenson / Scottish National Party / East Kilbride
  • Daniel Johnson / Scottish Labour / Edinburgh Southern
  • Foysol Choudhury / Scottish Labour / Lothian
  • Gillian MacKay / Scottish Green Party / Central Scotland
  • Jackie Baillie / Scottish Labour / Dumbarton
  • John Mason / Scottish National Party / Glasgow East
  • Katy Clark / Scottish Labour / West Scotland
  • Maggie Chapman / Scottish Green Party / North East Scotland
  • Marie McNair / Scottish National Party / Clydebank and Milngavie
  • Mark Ruskell / Scottish Green Party / Mid-Scotland and Fife
  • Martin Whitfield / Scottish Labour / South Scotland
  • Mercedes Villalba / Scottish Labour / North East Scotland
  • Michael Marra / Scottish Labour / North East Scotland
  • Monica Lennon / Scottish Labour / Central Scotland
  • Neil Bibby / Scottish Labour / West of Scotland
  • Patrick Harvie / Scottish Green Party / Glasgow
  • Paul McLennan / Scottish National Party / East Lothian
  • Paul Sweeney / Scottish Labour / Glasgow
  • Rhoda Grant / Scottish Labour / Highlands & Islands
  • Richard Leonard / Scottish Labour / Central Scotland
  • Ross Greer / Scottish Green Party / West of Scotland
  • Sarah Boyack / Scottish Labour / Lothian
  • Siobhian Brown / Scottish National Party / Ayr
  • Stuart McMillan / Scottish National Party / Greenock & Inverclyde

Former MSPs

  • Andy Wightman / Independent / Lothian
  • Cara Hilton / Scottish Labour / Dunfermline
  • Claudia Beamish / Scottish Labour / South Scotland
  • Elaine Smith / Scottish Labour / Central Scotland
  • Iain Gray / Scottish Labour / East Lothian / South Scotland
  • Jayne Baxter / Scottish National Party / Mid-Scotland and Fife
  • Jenny Marra / Scottish Labour / North East Scotland
  • Johann Lamont / Scottish Labour / Glasgow
  • John Finnie / Scottish Green Party / Highlands & Islands
  • Mark McDonald / Independent / Aberdeen Donside
  • Mary Fee / Scottish Labour / West of Scotland
  • Marco Biagi / Scottish National Party / Edinburgh Central
  • Neil Findlay / Scottish Labour / Lothian

 

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.