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Divest and Reinvest Central

A Listing of Known Religious Divest and Reinvest Efforts

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Religious groups around the globe are taking action on divestment and reinvestment - and we've compiled a comprehensive listing of those efforts.  

If we've missed a faith based divestment effort - in the United States or internationally - please share it with GreenFaith's Executive Director, Rev. Fletcher Harper, at revfharper@greenfaith.org.  

 

Key for the "Decision" column, below:

1—Divest own fund(s), or rules out ever investing in fossil fuels
2—Recommend resolution for national judicatory
3—Passed resolution for local judicatory, congregations, or specific funds
4—Under consideration
5—Reinvestment alone
6—No action/resolution failed to pass
7—Pension fund takes divestment or reinvestment action

 

 

 

Divestment in United States Faith-Based Judicatories

Judicatory Date Decision Commentary State
TEC
The Episcopal Church 7/3/2015 1 Resolution directs the Investment Committee of the church’s Executive Council and the Episcopal Church Foundation 
Episcopal Diocese of California 10/17/15 1 Dioese votes to honor principles of C045 and divest from fossil fuel holdings CA
Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles 12/6/2014 1, 2 Resolves to work for full divestment by 2021 and urges 78th General Convention (2015) to divest CA
Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts 10/25/2014 2 Resolution calls on the Episcopal Church to eliminate its fossil fuel holdings and to invest “in the healthy future of humanity and the planet” MA
Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska 10/12/2014 3 Diocesan Annual Council calls for divestment and clean energy reinvestment NE
Episcopal Diocese of Newark 1/31/2015 2 Calls upon the Church Pension Fund, the Investment Committee of the Executive Council, and the Episcopal Church Foundation to divest from the world's leading 200 fossil fuel companies, and to reinvest in stages in "impact investments" in the clean energy sector NJ
Episcopal Diocese of New York (see p. 2 of hyperlinked document) 11/9/2013 No vote Steve Knight spoke to Convention in favor of divestment (see p. 27 of hyperlinked document) NY
Episcopal Diocese of Oregon 11/15-16/2013 3 Adopted resolution requiring study of divestment from fossil fuel companies and reinvestment in socially responsible investment vehicles OR
Episcopal Diocese of Olympia 11/14/2013 3 234 yes/169 no. Resolution #5 on p 3 of linked document WA
Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio 11/8-9/2013 6 R13-04 on p. 6 of linked document OH
Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts 10/25/2014 2 Resolution calls for divestment and reinvestment MA
ELCA
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 8/13/2016 1 Resolution advises to work towards goal of fossil fuel divestment, and reinvestment in clean energy companies
Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oregon Synod 5/18/2013 2 102 yes/ 94 no/14 abstain—divest from 200 largest within 5 years OR
Metropolitan New York Synod, ELCA 5/29/2015 1, 2 Resolved to divest from fossil fuels within 5 years and voted to ask national church body to divest NY
New England Synod, ELCA 6/8/2013 2 MA
Humanist
American Ethical Union 10/14/2014 1 Will divest from businesses that extract or distribute fossil-fuel based sources of energy, and reinvest in clean energy sources.
Interdenominational Agencies
Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon 11/20/2013 1 Passes fossil fuel divestment motion OR
Maine Council of Churches 2/21/2014 1 Decide to limit investments to funds free of top 200 fossil fuel producers
Shalom Center 2/6/2014 3 Move Our Money/Protect Our Planet
ISNA
Islamic Society of North America 11/11/2016 1 Pledged to divest from fossil fuels
PCUSA
Presbyterian Church USA 6/24/2016 6 Overture to divest from fossil fuels failed to pass in General Assembly plenary session KY
PCUSA Board of Pensions 10/29/2016 7 In late 2016 decided to create global environmental fund available to investors; have done so as of 3/13/2017
Synod of the Northeast 10/19/2016 1 Calls for immediate divestment from fossil fuel companies
Blackhawk Presbytery 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Boston 11/23/2015 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture MA
Presbytery of the Cascades 11/15/2015 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Central Nebraska 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Chicago 2/19/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of East Tennessee 11/10/2015 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture TN
Presbytery of Genesee Valley 2/6/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Geneva 1/30/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy 11/15/2015 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture (with additional rationale)
Presbytery of Greater Atlanta 11/15/2015 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture GA
Heartland Presbytery 9/22/2015 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture (with additional rationale) MO
Hudson River Presbytery 12/8/2015 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture (with additional rationale) NY
Presbytery of the Inland Northwest 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Mid Kentucky 2/20/16 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture KY
Monmouth Presbytery 2/23/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Muskingum Valley Presbytery 2/01/2015 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
National Capital Presbytery 3/15/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
New Castle Presbytery 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Newton 1/9/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of the Northern Plains 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Northwest Coast Presbytery 2/2/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Pacific Presbytery 2/23/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Redwoods 2/5/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture CA
Presbytery of Sacramento 1/30/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Salem Presbytery 4/30/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of San Francisco 9/8/2015 2 Approved by voice vote an overture to General Assembly 2016 to divest from fossil fuels CA
Presbytery of San Jose 11/21/2015 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture CA
Seattle Presbytery 4/20/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Southern New England 2/6/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Twin Cities Area 1/24/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Presbytery of Western North Carolina 2/19/2016 2 Voted to concur with San Francisco overture
Society of Friends  
New York Quarterly Meeting 6/8/2015 1 Divesting from fossil fuels NY
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 6/23/2014 1 http://www.pym.org/eco-justice-working-group/news/ PA
Unitarian Universalist
Unitarian Universalist General Assembly 6/28/2014 1 Yes--Cease investment in Carbon Tracker 200; retain some ownership where UUA is involved in shareholder advocacy MA
Unitarian Universalist General Assembly 6/13/2013 2 Action of Immediate Witness--this action applies for one year, and urges GA delegates to take issue back to congregations for conversation MA
UCC
United Church of Christ, National 7/1/2013 1 Resolution passed at General SynodUnited Church Funds announces new fossil-free investment fund OH
United Church of Christ, Central Atlantic Conference 3/5/2013 2 Co-sponsors of Resolution MD
United Church of Christ, Florida Conference 3/5/2013 2 Endorser FL
United Church of Christ, Massachusetts Conference 12/10/2012 2 Co-sponsors of Resolution MA
United Church of Christ, Minnesota Conference 3/5/2013 2 Endorser MN
United Church of Christ, New Hampshire Conference 3/5/2013 2 Endorser NH
United Church of Christ, New York Conference 3/5/2013 2 Co-sponsors of Resolution NY
United Church of Christ, Northern California-Nevada Conference 3/5/2013 2 Endorser CA
United Church of Christ, Pacific Northwest Conference 3/5/2013 2 Endorser WA
United Church of Christ, Penn Central Conference 3/5/2013 2 Endorser PA
United Church of Christ, South Dakota Conference 3/5/2013 2 Endorser SD
United Church of Christ, Southwest Conference 3/5/2013 2 Co-sponsors of Resolution AZ
UMC
General Conference 2016 5/20/2016 6 Voted 258-461 not to add a fossil fuels investment screen for the United Methodist Board of Pension and Health Benefits
General Board of Pension and Health Benefits 1/22/2015 7 Board’s directors voted to exclude certain investments in coal
Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference 5/29-31/2014 4 Resolution
California-Nevada Annual Conference Summer 2015 2 Voted to submit petitions on fossil fuel divestment to General Conference 2016
California-Pacific Annual Conference Summer 2015 2 Voted to submit petitions on fossil fuel divestment to General Conference 2016
Desert Southwest Annual Conference Summer 2015 2 Voted to submit petitions on fossil fuel divestment to General Conference 2016
Detroit Annual Conference 5/19/2013 3 Resolution calls for General Board of Pensions to divest
Minnesota Annual Conference Summer 2015 2 Voted to submit petitions on fossil fuel divestment to General Conference 2016
New England Annual Conference 6/20/2015 2 Voted to petition General Conference 2016 to include coal, petroleum, and natural gas as investments to avoid
New York Annual Conference 6/8-11/2016 1 Voted to divest from fossil fuels
Northern Illinois Annual Conference 6/16/2015 2 Voted to submit petitions on fossil fuel divestment to General Conference 2016
Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference Summer 2015 2 Voted to submit petitions on fossil fuel divestment to General Conference 2016
Northwest United Methodist Foundation 6/2016 1 Must divest from fossil fuels by January 1, 2018
Pacific Northwest Annual Conference 6/24-26/2016 1 Voted to divest from fossil fuels by January 1, 2018
Susquehanna Annual Conference 6/12/2015 2 Voted to submit petitions on fossil fuel divestment to General Conference 2016
Virginia Annual Conference 6/21/2014 4 Voted to refer the resolution to the Board of Church and Society and the Board of Pensions for study for the next year
West Ohio Annual Conference 6/11/2015 2 Voted to submit petitions on fossil fuel divestment to General Conference 2016
Union for Reform Judaism
Union for Reform Judaism 10/2014 4

 

 

Divestment in United States Houses of Worship/Faith-Based Higher Education/Agencies/Religious Orders

Congregation Judicatory Date Decision Commentary State
ABCUSA
Riverside Church in the City of New York
4/25/2017 1 Intends to divest its $140 million endowment from all fossil fuels within five years NY
ECUSA
Episcopal City Mission, Boston, Massachusetts Diocese of Massachusetts 5/12/2014 1 Voted to divest and explore a fossil-free alternative investment instrument MA
Church of the Redeemer, Morristown, New Jersey Diocese of Newark 5/13/2014 1 Vote to move to a fossil-free investment instrument for its portfolio NJ
Multi-Denominational or Non-Denominational
Union Theological Seminary 6/10/2014 1 Voted to divest from fossil fuels NY
Sojourners 1/22/2015 1 Sojourners organization will divest from fossil fuels and reinvest in sustainable energy businesses DC
Pacific School of Religion 2/24/2015 1 Will divest from CTI 200 worst offenders and create a fossil free option for future endowment donors CA
PCUSA
Bardstown PC Presbytery of Mid Kentucky 3 Voted to bring overture to GA KY
Church of the Covenant (federated church of PCUSA and UCC) Presbytery of Boston 1/14/14 1 Voted to divest from all fossil fuels MA
Crescent Hill PC Presbytery of Mid Kentucky 3 Voted to bring overture to GA KY
FPC Central Point Presbytery of the Cascades 2015 1,3 Voted to Request Presbytery of Cascades to send overture to General Assembly 2016
FPC Oak Ridge Presbytery of East Tennessee 2015 3 Voted to request Presbytery of East Tennessee to send overture to General Assembly 2016 TN
FPC Palo Alto Presbytery of San Jose 7/7/2015 1, 3 Voted to request Presbytery of San Jose to send overture to General Assembly 2016 CA
FPC San Anselmo Presbytery of Redwoods 3 Voted to bring overture to GA CA
FPC Tallahassee Presbytery of Florida 2/15/2015 1 Voted to divest from CTI 200 worst offenders and work with Presbyterian Foundation to create Fossil Free divestment fund FL
Oakhurst PC Presbytery of Greater Atlanta 2015 3 Voted to request Presbytery of Greater Atlanta to send overture to General Assembly 2016 GA
Ridgefield-Crystal Lake PC Blackhawk Presbytery 11/18/2013 3 Voted to bring overture to GA (8 yes/ 2 no/ 1 abstain) IL
St. Luke's PC Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area 1/10/2014 3 Voted to bring overture to GA MN
Warner Memorial PC National Capital Presbytery 9/21/2015 3 Voted to request presbytery to send overture to General Assembly 2016 MD
Roman Catholic
University of Dayton Marianist 6/23/2014 1 Voted to divest OH
Franciscan Sisters of Mary 6/26/2014 5 Decided in 2013 to invest 10 million in environmental efforts; have invested 3 of the 10 million pledged MO
Georgetown University 6/4/2015 1 Passed resolution to divest from coal production DC
Sisters of Loretto (the Loretto Congregation) 7/10/2015 1 Voted unanimously to divest from fossil fuels KY
SSM Health Catholic not-for-profit health system serving the Midwest 10/3/2016 1 One of seven Roman Catholic institutions committing to divest
Society of Friends
Barnegat Monthly Meeting Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/8/2015 1 Divesting from fossil fuels NJ
Cambridge, Massachusetts New England Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/2/2013 1 Stop any new investment; divest from top 200 within 5 years; take public stand on the issue MA
Central Philadelphia Meeting Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/9/2014 1 Yes to shifting their investments into the fossil free Green fund at Friends Fiduciary Corporation PA
Chester Quarterly Meeting Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 4/29/2015 1 Transferred a portion of funds to a fossil free fund with Friends Fiduciary Corporation PA
Community Friends Quaker Meeting Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/8/2015 1 Divesting from fossil fuels OH
Dover, New Hampshire New England Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 1 Voted to divest NH
Haverford Quarterly Meeting Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/9/2014 1 Yes to shifting their investments into the fossil free Green fund at Friends Fiduciary Corporation PA
Lansdowne Monthly Meeting Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/9/2014 1 Yes to shifting their investments into the fossil free Green fund at Friends Fiduciary Corporation PA
Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/9/2014 1 Yes to shifting their investments into the fossil free Green fund at Friends Fiduciary Corporation PA
Medford Friends Meeting Haddonfield Quarterly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/8/2015 1 Divesting from fossil fuels NJ
Mount Holly, New Jersey Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/9/2014 1 Yes to shifting their investments into the fossil free Green fund at Friends Fiduciary Corporation NJ
Newtown Friends Meeting Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/8/2015 1 Divesting from fossil fuels PA
Old Haverford, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/9/2014 1 Yes to shifting their investments into the fossil free Green fund at Friends Fiduciary Corporation PA
Strawberry Creek Monthly Meeting Pacific Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 7/21/2014 2 Recommends that all Quaker bodies, including Friends Fiduciary, commit to not buying fossil fuel stocks in the future; do not own any fossil fuel stocks, and commits to not buying any in the future CA
Swarthmore Monthly Meeting Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 4/29/2015 1 Transferred all funds to a fossil free fund with Friends Fiduciary Corporation PA
Trenton Meeting Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/8/2015 1 Divesting from fossil fuels NJ
Westtown, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends 6/9/2014 1 Yes to shifting their investments into the fossil free Green fund at Friends Fiduciary Corporation PA
Unitarian-Universalist
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, Greenfield, Massachusetts Massachusetts Bay District UU 2014 1 Pledged to divest MA
First Church Jamaica Plain-Unitarian Universalist, Massachusetts Massachusetts Bay District UU 6/2014 1 Resolution calls for immediate divestment of individual fossil fuel stocks, prohibits the purchase of new fossil fuel stocks; unanimous vote MA
First Parish Church Unitarian Universality, Northborough, Massachusetts Massachusetts Bay District UU 2014 1 Pledged to divest MA
First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts Massachusetts Bay District UU 6/2/2013 1 Voted to divest from fossil fuel companies MA
First Parish UUC, Hingham, Massachusetts (Old Ship Church) Ballou Channing District UU 2/2/2014 1 Voted to divest fossil fuel stock from its endowment MA
First Religious Society Unitarian Universalist, Newburyport, Massachusetts Massachusetts Bay District UU 2014 1 Pledged to divest MA
First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, Maine Northern New England District UU 2013 1 Completely divested from fossil fuel stocks and money markets ME
First Unitarian Church of Portland, Oregon Pacific Northwest District UU 2013 1 Already not invested in 200 largest fossil fuel companies prior to start of divestment movement
First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City Mountain Desert District UU 2013 1 Have divested from largest 200 fossil fuel companies UT
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee Central Midwest District UU 2013 1 Have pledged to divest from 200 largest fossil fuel companies WI
Lake County Unitarian Universalist Church, Hartland, Wisconsin Central Midwest District UU 2014 1 Pledged to divest WI
Mountain Vista Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Tucson, Arizona Pacific Southwest District UU 2013 1 Have divested from largest 200 fossil fuel companies
Norway Unitarian Universalist Church Northern New England District UU 2015 1 Pledged to divest ME
Portsmouth South Church, Unitarian Northern New England District UU 2013 1 Have pledged to divest from 200 largest fossil fuel companies NH
Society for Community Work, First UU Society of San Francisco Pacific Central Distruct UU 2013 1 Resolution to divest CA
South Church Unitarian Universalist, Portsmouth, Massachusetts New England District UU 2013 1 Pledged to divest MA
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church, Charlottesville, Virginia Southeast District UU 5/7/2014 1 Pledged to divest VA
Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence, Massachusetts New England District UU 2014 1 Pledged to divest MA
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Cantine New England District UU 2015 1 Pledged to divest ME
Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder, Colorado Mountain Desert District UU 5/22/2015 1 Voted to divest from all Carbon Underground companies within five years. CO
Unitarian Universalist Church, First Parish, Sherborn, Massachusetts New England District UU 5/17/2015 1 Voted to divest from fossil fuels within the next two years ME
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Pacific Central District UU 2013 1 Have pledged to divest from 200 largest fossil fuel companies
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County, Rhode Island New England District UU 9/2014 1 Votes never to invest in CTI's worst 200, and to invest in solutions to climate change RI
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ames, Iowa Prairie Star District UU 2014 1 Pledged to divest IA
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, Oregon Pacific Northwest District UU 2014 1 Pledged to divest OR
Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor Northern New England District UU 5/2015 1 Voted to divest from fossil fuel stocks ME
Unitarian Universalists for Fossil Fuel Divestment and Sustainable Reinvestment 2014 2 Working to get Resolution to divest and reinvest on the agenda at 2014 UUA General Assembly
Unitarian Universalist Society of Los Alamos Mountain Desert District UU 2013 1 Have divested from largest 200 fossil fuel companies
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst, Massachusetts Clara Barton District UU 10/20/2013 1 Unanimous vote to divest from all fossil fuels in five years MA
Unitarian Universalist Society of Los Alamos Mountain Desert District UU 2013 1 Have divested from largest 200 fossil fuel companies NM
Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Oak Park, Illinois Central Midwestern District UU 2014 1 Pledged to divest IL
Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation Pacific Southwest District UU 2015 1 Congregation's Special Funds Committee governing investment funds and its Board of Trustees governing operations funds voted to divest beginning immediately AZ
UCC
Community UCC, Boulder, Colorado Rocky Mountain Conference 2 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod CO
Church of the Covenant (federated church of PCUSA and UCC) Massachusetts Conference 1/14/2014 1 Voted to divest from all fossil fuels MA
Eliot United Church of Christ, Newton Massachusetts Conference 6/25/2015 4
MA
First Congregational Church, Amherst, Massachusetts Massachusetts Conference 6/16/2015 1 Divesting from fossil fuels by 2019 MA
First Congregational Church, Natick Massachusetts Conference 1 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MA
First Congregational Church, Shrewsbury Massachusetts Conference 4 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MA
First Congregational Church, Westborough Massachusetts Conference 4 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MA
First Congregational Church, Williamstown Massachusetts Conference 4 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MA
First Church, Cambridge Massachusetts Conference 3, 4 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MA
First UCC, Northfield, Minnesota Minnesota Conference 2 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MN
Hadwen Park Congregational UCC, Worcester Massachusetts Conference
Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MA
Hancock United Church of Christ, Lexington, Massachusetts Massachusetts Conference 9/17/2013 1 Already divested from 3 funds, and continuing the process MA
Leaders in Koinonia (LINK) 2 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod OH
Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, Minnesota Minnesota Conference 2 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MN
Mayflower UCC, Minneapolis, Minnesota Minnesota Conference 2 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MN
Prospect United Church of Christ Pacific Northwest Conference  12/20/2015 1 Divesting endowed funds from fossil fuels. Switching to UCC Beyond Fossil Fuels fund WA
Riverside Church in the City of New York
4/25/2017 1 Intends to divest its $140 million endowment from all fossil fuels within five years NY
South Church in Andover Massachusetts Conference 4 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MA
The Second Church in Newton, UCC Massachusetts Conference 4 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MA
Trinitarian Congregational UCC, Warwick, Massachusetts Massachusetts Conference 3/10/2013 1 Divestment in process MA
Trinity Congregational Church in Gloucester Massachusetts Conference 4 Endorser of Resolution to General Synod MA
UMC




Boston University
9/20/2016 1 Pledged to avoid investing in coal or tar sands companies MA
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
3/19/2015 1 Voted to divest entire portfolio of fossil fuels NY

 

 

Divestment in Faith-Based Judicatories, International

Judicatory Date Decision Commentary
ANZUUA
Melbourne Unitarian Peace Memorial Church 8/1/2013 1 Votes to divest from fossil fuels
Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia
Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia 5/14/2014 1 Passed resolution requiring the church to divest from fossil fuel companies by mid-2016
Anglican Diocese of Auckland, New Zealand 9/7/2013 1 Motion to divest
Anglican Diocese of Dunedin, New Zealand 9/27/2013 1 Motion to divest
Anglican Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki, New Zealand 9/28-29/2013 1
Anglican Diocese of Wellington, New Zealand 9/21-22/2013 1
Anglican Church of Australia
Anglican Church of Australia 7/7/2014 2 Passed General Synod motion encouraging churches across the country to divest from fossil fuels
Anglican Diocese of Melbourne 10/18/2014 1 Divest within two years from all corporations whose revenues from fossil fuels exceed 20% of their total 
Anglican Diocese of Perth 10/5/2014 1 Directed trustees to produce a report detailing how it can divest from fossil fuels and redirect funds into renewable energy investments
Anglican Diocese of Sydney--Anglican National Super 7/2014 3 Anglican National Super has resolved to divest from all areas related to fossil fuels
Canberra-Goulburn Anglican Diocese 9/14/2014 1 Voted to divest from companies principally involved in fossil fuel extraction
Anglican Church in Canada


Diocese of Montreal 10/16/2015 1 Diocese voted to divest from fossil fuels
Diocese of Ottawa 10/30/2015 1 Diocese voted to divest from fossil fuels
Anglican Church of Southern Africa


Anglican Church of Southern Africa 9/17-18/2016 1 Passed a motion at Provincial Synod to divest from fossil fuels
Church of England
Church of England 4/28/2015 1 Voted to divest from thermal coal and tar sands oil
Diocese of Birmingham 3/21/2014 2 Passed a motion calling on the Church of England to disinvest from tar sands, coal, oil, and gas companies, and reinvest in clean energy
Diocese of Oxford 11/15/2014 2 and 4 Will review how best to disinvest from fossil fuel assets and passed a resolution calling on the Church of England to follow their example
Diocese of Southwark 7/5/2013 2 Voted to call on General Synod to consider divesting
Church of Scotland (Presbyterian)
General Assembly 2016 5/24/2016 1 Voted not to invest in companies that extract and produce the most unclean energy sources
National Youth Assembly 8/16/2015 2 Called Church of Scotland to partial divestment at its 2016 meeting
Church of Sweden
Church of Sweden 9/23/2014 1 Divesting remaining holdings in gas companies
Interfaith/Interdenominational Organizations
Operation Noah and BrightNow.org 2 Has 4 petitions in progress to urge divestment
World Council of Churches 7/10/2014 1 WCC Finance Policy Committee votes to include fossil fuels in those items they do not invest
Lutheran
Lutheran World Federation 6/22/2015 1 Voted never to invest in fossil fuels, and calls on its churches to not invest in fossil fuels and to invest in sustainable energy sources
Methodist
Methodist Church (UK) 7/3/2014 6 Declined 4 divestment resolutions, but issued a paper on ethical investing; OperationNoah responded
Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand
Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand 10/9/2014 1 Requested Church's Property Trustees to divest from fossil fuel investments
Roman Catholic
Earthsong (Australia) 9/1/2014 1 Moved their investments to a bank that does not invest in fossil fuels
Catherine Donnelly Foundation, Sisters of Service (Canada) 2/14/2015 1 Completed their divestment of Carbon Tracker Initiative's 200 fossil fuel companies with largest reserves
CCFD (Catholic Committee Against Hunger and for Development) France 9/1/2015 1 Catholic NGO in France voted to exclude fossil fuel companies from their mutual fund
Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (Salesians) in Italy 10/3/2016 1 One of seven Roman Catholic institutions worldwide pledging to divest
Diocese of Umuarama, Brazil 10/3/2016 1 One of seven Roman Catholic institutions worldwide pledging to divest
Federation of Christian Organisations for the International Voluntary Service in Italy 10/3/2016 1 One of seven Roman Catholic institutions worldwide pledging to divest
Jesuit Fathers of Upper Canada 10/3/2016 1 One of seven Roman Catholic institutions worldwide pledging to divest
Marist Sisters Australia 6/16/2016 1 Completely divesting from coal, oil, and gas—along with three other Catholic orders
Missionary Society of St Columban, based in Hong Kong 10/3/2016 1 One of seven Roman Catholic institutions worldwide pledging to divest
Passionists—Holy Spirit Province Australia, NZ, PNG and Vietnam 6/16/2016 1 Completely divesting from coal, oil, and gas—along with three other Catholic orders
Presentation Congregation Queensland 6/16/2016 1 Completely divesting from coal, oil, and gas—along with three other Catholic orders
Presentation Sisters Wagga Wagga 6/16/2016 1 Completely divesting from coal, oil, and gas—along with three other Catholic orders
Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea 10/3/2016 1 One of seven Roman Catholic institutions worldwide pledging to divest
Society of Friends
Society of Friends, United Kingdom 10/8/2013 1 Voted to divest
Huddersfield Quakers 2/14/2015 1 Voted to divest from fossil fuels
Religious Society of Friends in Australia 1/14/15 1 Intend to divest from biggest four banks
Society of Friends, Canberra Regional Meeting 9/2013 1 Commitment to divest
Unitarian Universalist—Canada
Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice 11/00/2013 2 Draft letter in support of congregational divestment of fossil fuels
First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa 4/28/2014 1 Passed a resolution to consider and pursue divesting all holdings in fossil fuel companies within five years
United Church of Canada
United Church of Canada 8/11/2015 1 Voted to divest from coal, oil, and gas companies
Eastminster United Church 6/17/2014 1 Divestment from all fossil fuel companies, including extraction and infrastructure companies
Trinity-St. Paul's United Church 2/23/2014 1 http://www.trinitystpauls.ca/sites/default/files/TSP%20Divests%20from%20Fossil%20Fuels%20vFINAL.pdf
United Reformed Church (UK)
Brighthelm Church and Community Centre 5/9/2014 1 Trustees have decided to sell their investments in companies whose core business is fossil fuel
National Synod of Scotland 3/20/2015 1 Will sell all fossil fuel stocks in their portfolio and never again invest in fossil fuels
Uniting Church in Australia
Uniting Church in Australia 8/29/14 1 Voted to divest from corporations engaged in the extractions of fossil fuels
ACT and New South Wales Synod 4/18/2013 1 Voted to divest from fossil fuels
Synod of Victoria and Tasmania 2/24/2014 1 Limits investments in coal, shale oil, and fracking; natural gas, coking coal, and conventional oil remain open for investments
Uniting Church in Western Australia 9/17/14 1  Will divest from companies involved in mining, exporting, or energy generation from fossil fuels
World Union for Progressive Judaism
Council of Progressive Rabbis of Australia, Asia, and New Zealand 6/17/2014 1 Decision to move bank accounts to Bank MECU, who are committed to fossil-free investment politices
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