Join the campaign to divest Columbia's $9B endowment from oil and gas (coal is done!).
Statements of endorsement:
Columbia stands with us.
We are building this page slowly! These are a few examples of endorsements we have received and we will continue to add more. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if your campus or community group is interested in writing a formal statement of endorsement, whether long or short! Thank you so much to all those who have done so!
Environmental Law Society at Columbia Law School
An excerpt from an amazing letter ELS delivered to President Bollinger in November 2015 (click through for full letter):
Thank you SWS, for supporting our campaign since its inception!
Thank you to our neighbor, the beautiful & historic Riverside Church! October 2015:
Your favorite Columbia radio station endorsed CDCJ in October 2015:
“The Executive Board of WKCR communicates that WKCR-FM NY supports Columbia Divest for Climate Justice. The communities WKCR represents in the content that it broadcasts are typically those underrepresented in major decisions regarding climate change and those disproportionately affected by their outcomes. WKCR cannot condone Columbia’s profiting from this process by way of its investment in coal, oil, and gas. We support CDCJ’s efforts in urging Columbia to divest from the top 200 companies engaged in this industry.”
— The WKCR Executive Board
Columbia University Students for Human Rights (CUSHR)
We’re honored to have CUSHR’s November 2015 endorsement, explicitly tying divestment to climate justice: