PRESS RELEASE UPDATE: University of Cambridge Students Asks University to ‘Spring Clean’ Its Donations 19th March 2014 BEGINS Over the course of the whole day on 19th March 2014, students, alumni and staff who form the Positive Investment Cambridge (PIC) group gave out daffodils and leaflets to donors attending the University of Cambridge’s exclusive annual … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE UPDATE: University of Cambridge Students Ask University to ‘Spring Clean’ Its Donations
On Wednesday 19th March 2014, Cambridge University will be hosting a ceremony at Senate House for the “Guild of Benefactors”, its most lavish donors. Following the revelations that a Ukranian oligarch and large-scale donor to Cambridge University, Dmitry Firtash, has been arrested on charges of bribery and corruption, Positive Investment Cambridge, a coalition working to … Continue reading Press Release – “Spring Clean the University’s Donation Policy” 19 March 2014
Thank you for coming out for the action today – and to many of you who could not come because it is out of term time, thank you for your support! The action today is important for many reasons. The number of students, staff, and alumni who are signing our petition has reached over a … Continue reading Thank you for coming out for today’s action!
University of Cambridge Donor Arrested by Police Cambridge Still Lacks Proper Mechanism to Review Investments and Donations For immediate release: 14 March 2014 BEGINS Dmitry Firtash, an Ukrainian energy magnate whose donations helped set up the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies and the Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships Programme, was arrested by Austrian Police this week. The Cambridge Trust website … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Arrest of University of Cambridge Donor
“This is an excellent campaign and I hope it will encourage the university trustees to think carefully about the type of investments they are making and the impact they have both socially and environmentally. “Cambridge University has an enviable international reputation and its investment strategy should uphold its principles and its levels of excellence.” Thank … Continue reading PIC endorsement from Julian Huppert MP
You are invited to a film screening of Dirty Wars with Cambridge Hub, Pembroke Politics Society and Positive Investment Cambridge which will feature discussion about our university's investment in arms companies Check it out on Facebook here An informative article about Trinity College and drones here
Sign our open letter to show the University that there are many students, faculty, and alumni who want to see the University to invest their endowments in ways that support environmental sustainability, human rights, labour standards, international development and innovation, and not investments in the arms trade or conflict-ridden areas.
The Cambridge Student Newspaper, 28th November 2013
On January 27th CUSU Council voted in favour of submitting a motion of Fossil Fuel Divestment to the NUS conference! Policy Area: Ethical Investment/Fossil Fuel Divestment Society and Citizenship Zone Conference believes That NUS runs several projects aimed at improving the sustainability of universities and colleges, and has campaigned on climate change for years to … Continue reading CUSU Council passes motion for the NUS National Conference