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Fossil fuels “faltering”: Lose out on $5 trillion in assets

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 5:22 pm | 350 Aotearoa

The fossil fuel industry is “faltering” and divestment numbers have skyrocketed, according to a new report by Arabella Advisors. More >>

Organisations Challenge the NZ Super Fund

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 12:59 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today eleven organisations in New Zealand called for the New Zealand Super Fund to fully divest from fossil fuels. The organisations signed an open letter after the NZSF announced its climate change-focused investment policies last week. It urges ... More >>

NZ Super Fund’s Climate Standards “Underwhelming”

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 2:17 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa has called the NZ Super Fund’s climate focused investment standards that were announced today “underwhelming” due to a lack of clarity around the guidelines and their timeframes. More >>

Otago Uni Votes to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 12:20 pm | 350 Aotearoa

This afternoon, University of Otago Council voted to exclude fossil fuels from their investment portfolio. Fossil Free Otago Uni, with the support of staff and the student body, has been calling for the University’s Ethical Investment Policy to explicitly ... More >>

Call For Simplicity to Exclude Fossil Fuels

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 4:50 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is calling on Simplicity Kiwisaver Plan to exclude fossil fuel companies, along with cluster bombs and nuclear weapons, in their new ethical Kiwisaver plan. Recent news about KiwiSaver’s investments in munitions created an explosion of ... More >>

Ratification Can’t Replace Real Action on Climate Change

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 3:53 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Three-Fifty Aotearoa is sceptical that New Zealand’s ratification of the Paris Agreement by the end of the year will create any positive change for the climate. More >>

Auckland Council’s irresponsible investments in fossil fuels

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 9:54 am | 350 Aotearoa

Auckland Council is currently investing tens of millions of dollars in fossil fuel companies like Exxon and Anadarko, despite its commitment to being a world leader on climate change. Auckland is part of the C40 group of cities and has pledged to ... More >>

Protesters tell Westpac to stop snoozing over fossil fuels

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 3:56 pm | 350 Aotearoa

AUCKLAND: Peaceful protesters called time on Westpac’s climate-polluting investments today by setting off dozens of alarm clocks inside the bank’s flagship Auckland branch. The protest, organised by 350 Aotearoa, urged Westpac to do its part for ... More >>

Peaceful climate protest calls on ANZ to pull $13.5 billion

Friday, 13 May 2016, 8:45 am | 350 Aotearoa

Peaceful climate protest calls on ANZ to pull $13.5 billion out of fossil fuel projects More >>

Peaceful climate protest in Wellington

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 9:33 am | 350 Aotearoa

Peaceful climate protest in Wellington calls on ANZ to pull $13.5 billion out of fossil fuel projects More >>

ANZ Pulls Out of Petroleum Conference

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 3:59 pm | 350 Aotearoa

After mounting pressure last year, ANZ bank will not be supporting this year's New Zealand Oil Conference. More >>

Future Climate Refugee Camp

Friday, 25 September 2015, 11:20 am | 350 Aotearoa

Today, 350 Aotearoa and climate activists from around the Pacific assembled and occupied a ‘future climate refugee camp’ outside of ANZ bank’s flagship branch on Queen Street. More >>

Divestment an Opportunity to Set Global Precedent

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 4:53 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is delighted that Parliament will have the opportunity to address divesting the New Zealand Government from fossil fuels. This morning, Russel Norman’s Climate Change (Divestment from Fossil Fuels) Bill was pulled from the Members’ Bill ballot, ... More >>

Climate Targets Irresponsible

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 9:23 am | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa slams the Government’s post 2020 climate change target as “just business-as-usual with the goal posts changed.” Today the government announced its post 2020 climate change target as 30% emission reduction from 2005 levels by ... More >>

NZ Stages Solidarity Action against Commonwealth Bank

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 12:39 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Auckland-- Today, 350 Aotearoa took action at ASB Bank, the daughter company of Commonwealth Bank, a major Australian bank rumored to be in talks with Indian mining giant Adani to finance one of the world’s largest coal mines and port expansion ... More >>

Council Joins Global Movement

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 11:54 am | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa congratulates the Dunedin City Council for their vote to divest from fossil fuels yesterday. The divestment comes as part of the Council’s ethical investment policy, that now excludes fossil fuel extraction, as well as tobacco, munitions, ... More >>

ANZ Filled with Carbon Bubbles

Monday, 23 March 2015, 3:37 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today an ANZ branch on Queen Street was filled with ‘carbon bubbles’. Members from 350 Aotearoa released dozens of helium balloons onto the high ceiling of the branch to send a strong message to ANZ bank about their funding of the Advantage ... More >>

350 Calls for TSB to Go Fossil Free

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 10:55 am | 350 Aotearoa

Today 350 Aotearoa has launched a petition calling for TSB Bank to make a commitment to being fossil fuel free. The petition comes after TSB Bank, the Taranaki community-owned bank, last week announced it had written down its remaining $53.9 million debt exposure ... More >>

350 Aotearoa Calls for Fossil-Free Banking

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:06 pm | 350 Aotearoa

On Global Divestment Day (13th and 14th Feb), 350 Aotearoa will launch their new Fossil Free Banks campaign. The campaign is tackling fossil fuel investment in the banking industry in New Zealand. The major banks that operate in NZ invest billions ... More >>

Who has the real stake in Denniston Plateau coal mining?

Friday, 14 November 2014, 11:29 am | 350 Aotearoa

Local and national advocacy groups staged a street-theatre style “stakeholder meeting” this morning in Wellington, billing it as an alternative to the AGM of coal mining company Bathurst Resources, for the real stakeholders in Bathurst’s ... More >>



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