Invest Marin Money Wi$ely: Divest from Climate Risk!

FF-logo_small.jpgJoin in urging Marin County to re-invest its $1.9 billion public employee pension fund from fossil fuels to clean energy. Insist on MCERA's fiduciary duty of "superior long-term investment performance" of YOUR public funds. We are looking for environmentally minded individuals and organizations who support divesting from fossil fuels.  

Download a flyer for this action and please circulate widely.

Read the Marin IJ article Climate change activists urge Marin pension board to drop oil investments

During the public comment period, you will have 2-3 minutes if you want to speak. Because MCERA rigorously enforces this time limit, it may be helpful to prepare a written statement in advance. If you don't wish to speak in public, please just show up and support those who do! (Sheer numbers do have a great impact.)

Divestment is the opposite of investment–it simply means getting rid of stocks, bonds or investment funds that are unethical or morally objectionable, particularly fossil fuel investments which are a risk for investors and for the planet.   We are calling on institutions to divest from the 200 publicly-traded companies that hold the vast majority of listed coal, oil and gas reserves.  For more information on the international divestment movement, please go to

August 13, 2014 at 9am - 11am
Office of MCERA (Marin County Employees' Retirement Association
One McInnis Parkway
Suite 100
San Rafael, CA 94903
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