Reed College’s Board of Trustees recently published its official rejection of Fossil Free Reed’s petition to divest the college endowment of fossil fuels (Reed College won’t divest fossil fuel holdings, web story, July 17). Divestment, the act of selling financial holdings in a company or group of companies, historically has been used as a powerful […]Read more "Our Response to Reed’s Rejection of Divestment Published in Portland Tribune"
July 17, 2014 Reed College Statement on Divestment Dear Fossil Free Reed, The members of Reed’s board of trustees share the concerns raised by Fossil Free Reed. Like you, we think climate change poses quite possibly the biggest challenge in human history. In this context, we thank Fossil Free Reed for its thoughtful, reasoned, and […]Read more "Trustee’s Rejection of Divestment"