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The Catherine Donnelly Foundation’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Story


“We should be examining this.”

Desmond Wilson, Chief Financial Officer at the Catherine Donnelly Foundation shares our fossil fuel divestment “aha” moment!

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Campaigns to divest from fossil-fuel holdings gain steam

Desmond Wilson, Chief Financial Officer at the Catherine Donnelly Foundation was featured in the Globe & Mail Report on Business section in June 2015. Desmond explains that the foundation’s decision to divest earlier this year wasn’t taken lightly and was made after weighing the financial risks and benefits.

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Global Divestment Day: We are ready for urgent action on climate change’

Jason Dudek, Catherine Donnelly Foundation Board Chair shares why divesting of fossils fuels made sense morally and economically. Check out Story #10 on The Guardian.

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Sisters’ Foundation Seeks Ecological Balance

An article by Bob McKeon, Catherine Donnelly Foundation Board Director that speaks to the Foundation’s recent announcement regarding the divestment of fossil fuels.

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Sarnia Lakeshore

Ecojustice: Bringing Environmental Rights to Canada:
A Dynamic Strategy for Policy Change

Ecojustice clients, Ada Lockridge and Ron Plain, are challenging Ontario’s permitting of pollution in Chemical Valley for violating their Constitutionally protected Charter rights of liberty, security of the person and equality.

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