The content of this website is based on the report ‘Divest and Reinvest Scoland: council pensions for a future worth living in‘. This report is available as a printable PDF document which you can download here.
An updated short summary of the campaign will shortly be available as a 2-sided A4 briefing.
Friends of the Earth Scotland, Common Weal and UNISON Scotland are asking council candidates and their parties to commit to:
- Publicly commit to divestment from fossil fuels.
- Increase council pension investment in renewable energy and social housing
If you are thinking of meeting your local councillor use the step-by-step guide for lobbying councillors produced by Friends of the Earth Scotland.
If councillors wish to help lead a campaign for divestment they can find advice in this in-depth guide for local councillors.
Are you interested in campaigning for divestment and reinvestment in your local area?
You should read the campaign guide produced for campaigners across the UK. Read it online here.
Some issues are also discussed in more indepth guidance in the articles on our blog.
News and updates
For up-to-the-minute information follow these websites:
If you have any questions at all please contact:
0131 243 2718
Friends of the Earth Scotland
5 Rose Street
Edinburgh EH2 2PR