UArizona Divest is a student-led organization committed to collaborating with the UArizona community to align the university’s endowment with mission-driven investments to combat the climate crisis.
People over Profit
What is Divestment?
A purchase of something that has the potential to produce income or a profit
Our university invests in a range of asset classes through private equity
UA Fossil Fuel Investments
As of 2019, the University of Arizona has $64 million invested in fossil fuels
The act of withdrawing money put into investments
Fossil Fuel Divestment
The phasing out of investments in fossil fuel corporations. Continued fossil fuel investments lead to further destruction of our environment and puts people at risk
Environmental, Social, Governance Investments
Examples include the creation of a separate socially responsible investment fund [Appendix C], development of a concrete ESG evaluation process, and the inclusion of student voices within the Foundation.