These manuals, facts sheets, letter templates and more will help you and many groups around NZ to implement Divestment campaign in different forms. Take a look and see if something can be particularly useful for your group!

If there’s a particular resource you need or would like to see, feel free to get in touch at 350@350.org.nz.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Compiled FAQ

VIDEOS

Video by business journalist Rod Oram on the financial case for fossil fuel divestment.

Video by TEAR Fund CEO Ian McInnes on the impact of climate change on international aid and development.

Video by VUW climate scientist James Renwick on the science of climate change and the role of fossil fuels.

TOOLS AND TEMPLATES

Online Organizing Guide. A Practical Handbook for Community Organizers Who Want To Leverage Social Media for Social Media 

Sample letter to Westpac New Zealand
 

Sample letter to new Fossil Free bank – New Zealand

Sample letters – Op-Ed, Trustees, general 

Sign-up sheet (pdf)

“How To Start A Divestment Campaign” guide

KEY REPORTS AND ARTICLES

New Zealand specific

“Fossil Fuel Finance in New Zealand” by WWF New Zealand

Australian banks fossil fuel investments – research by “Market Forces”

Radio NZ’s Kim Hill talks with Bill McKibben

“NZ needs to move away from oil and coal” Video interview with Bill McKibben

Coal industry in New Zealand – facts, figures, stories (CANA resource page)

International

Stranded assets and the fossil fuel divestment campaign: what does divestment mean for the valuation of fossel fuel assets? by Oxford University (New!)

Institutional Pathways to Fossil Free Investing: Endowment Management in a Warming World

Resilient Portfolios & Fossil Free Pensions 

Debunking Myths About Fossil Fuel Divestment 

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math – Bill McKibben (in Rolling Stone)

Global Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement – Online magazine with divestment highlights and success stories from around the world

Unburnable Carbon – Carbon Tracker Initiative

Do the Investment Math: Building a Carbon-Free Portfolio – Aperio Group (pdf)

SPREADSHEETS, LISTS AND CHARTS

List of top 200 Coal, Gas and Oil companies, by proven carbon reserves

List of Global Divestment Wins

FACT SHEETS

Fact Sheet: Climate Change & Public Health (pdf)

Fact Sheet: Climate Change & Wildlife (pdf)

Fact Sheet: Climate Impacts – Storms (pdf)

Fact Sheet: Climate Impacts – Winter Storms (pdf)

Fact Sheet: Climate Impacts – Sea Level Rise (pdf)

Fact Sheet: Climate Impacts – Drought (pdf)

Fact Sheet: Climate Impacts -Wildfires (pdf)

GRAPHICS

“Divest From…” – Poster by Lisa Purdy (PDF)

Fossil Free logo (.jpg)

Fossil Free logo (.psd)

Fonts: Ultramagnetic Bold & News Gothic

WORKSHOP MATERIALS

Trainer’s Handbook: Student Divestment Workshop (.pdf)

Divestment Workshop Handouts (.pdf)

LINKS

Coal Action Network Aotearoa

Responsible Endowments Coalition

Sustainable Endowments Institute

As You Sow

Energy Action Coalition Coal Divestment website

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