350 Wellington is a local campaign group that has some exciting stuff going on, including:
It’s Time to Divest
Fossil fuel extraction projects like coal mines and fracking wouldn’t exist without the large sums of money that finance them, and a lot of this money comes from banks. We are focusing on two of the worst offenders: ANZ and Westpac.
People all over New Zealand are pledging to move their money out of ANZ and Westpac if they don’t divest by 25 November, 2016. Organisations are also putting pressure on these banks by participating in the pledge, having conversations with their banks, and making public ultimatums that they plan to move their money by the end of November.
Read more about the It’s Time to Divest campaign