Six Divestment Complaints Filed Today

Today CDP filed six divestment complaints on behalf of student-led campaigns at Penn State, Pomona, Tufts, U Chicago, U Pennsylvania, and WashU. The complaints allege that fossil fuel investments conflict with fiduciary duties owed by nonprofit universities — duties to manage their endowment consistent with their educational mission and responsibilities to the public. Initial reporting on the complaints has appeared in The Guardian, The Daily Pennsylvanian, 5 on Your Side, and All six complaints are available on our Resources page.