On Monday, Oct. 30, Claremont’s Divest 5C filed a legal complaint against Pomona College. In their complaint, students called on California Attorney General Rob Bonta to review Pomona’s investments and force the administration to divest its endowment from fossil fuels. 41 faculty and staff members signed in support of Divest
On Saturday, Sept. 16, co-leader of Claremont’s Divest 5Cs Gianna Hutton González PO ’26 gathered alongside 70 other students in New York City for a youth climate justice conference and march to end fossil fuels. The conference was hosted by Fossil Free Research, a pro-divestment organization of a national coalition
In accordance with an uptick in awareness about energy holdings at educational institutions, an April 20 Letter to the Editor in “The New York Review,” co-written by Pitzer College professor Dan Segal, criticizes the investments of professor pensions into the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA). TIAA is
Nearly nine in ten Pomona College students believe the school should move toward complete divestment from fossil fuels, a March 29 referendum revealed. 88 percent of students voted in favor of a resolution to divest on the ballot, while 96 percent of those who voted agreed that the Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee should disclose the percentage of Pomona’s endowment that remains invested in fossil fuels.
About a hundred students and community members gathered Friday afternoon at Pomona College’s Bixby Plaza to demand the 5Cs divest from fossil fuels.
More than 100 students across the 5Cs protested Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’s Oct. 1 acquisition of a stake in Sempra Energy Tuesday evening.