Major super funds in Australia are continuing to vote, on behalf of their members (the Australian public), against the majority of shareholder proposals that would improve companies’ climate risk management. By investing our retirement savings in company shares super funds get a say in how those companies are run. Latest analysis shows that 10 of … Continue reading Action for week starting 27.4.20 – Tell your super fund to stop blocking climate action
Month: April 2020
Action for week starting 20.4.20 – Tell us your thoughts
It’s just five months since the Grandparents Gathering that started Grandparents for Climate Action Now . At that time, it felt to us that we were still having to convince people of the importance of the threat posed by climate change. Then suddenly the bushfire crises of December and January turned that around, and a … Continue reading Action for week starting 20.4.20 – Tell us your thoughts
Action for week starting 13.4.2020 – Help change Westpac’s funding of climate crisis
On March 20, the Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action had a one-page letter to the Big Four banks published in the Australian Financial Review. It called on the banks to stop funding fossil fuel companies, and to set dates by which their exposure to those industries would reach zero. Westpac is currently updating its climate … Continue reading Action for week starting 13.4.2020 – Help change Westpac’s funding of climate crisis
Action for today – Watch this video!
Watch this video! It’s wonderful – musical, funny, clever, impressive. Watch it and send it on. It’s absolutely therapeutic! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdcS0Nbo7Ng&feature=emb_share&fbclid=IwAR2Ot1Gak7TmhXFi5kUWR1MvyWDmhoPf9tVUxI0mWi1G-5bMxjXbUPTDgxI