Divestment op-ed

2017-07-09

in Economics, Politics, The environment, Writing

In response to the recent UTAM report on implementing environmental, social, and governance screening I helped write an op-ed for The Varsity explaining how the action the university has taken is inconsistent with its values and divestment policy.

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Oleh July 14, 2017 at 10:29 am

It is important to continue to monitor the actual implementation of the incorporation of environmental factors into investment. This op-ed contributes to this.

Milan July 16, 2017 at 3:50 pm

From the beginning of the divestment campaign, UTAM has refused to cooperate in any way – including providing the information on investments needed to satisfy the U of T divestment policy.

By choosing to put them in charge of implementing his decision, President Gertler has ensured that as little as possible will actually be done, with a maximum effort to provide U of T with good public relations.

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