Tackling climate change isn't just an altruistic move
Divesting makes business sense. So why isn't a broader debate about it happening in Ireland?
Divestment has become a commercial reality in the financial world.
Trinity College Dublin brought this environmental policy to the forefront of Irish public consciousness this month with the announcement that it was offloading €6 million from its endowment fund. Trinity will no longer hold shares in the ExxonMobil and BP oil companies on the ethical grounds that these fossil fuels-based companies have a disproportionate impact on climate change.
This is no flash in the pan do-gooder...
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