Minutes and Epistles on Divestment

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Minutes and Epistles on Divestment

This section lists minutes and epistles on divestment from Friends meetings and organizations. If you would like to include your meeting’s statement on this list, please email your minute, statement, or epistle to info[at]quakerearthcare.org.

The following Meetings have begun moving their money to the new Green Fund at Friends Fiduciary:

  • Mt Holly Monthly Meeting (NJ)
  • Lansdowne Monthly Meeting (PA)
  • Westtown Monthly Meeting (PA)
  • Central Philadelphia Meeting (PA)
  • Old Haverford Monthly Meeting (PA)
  • Haverford Quarterly Meeting (PA)
  • Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting (PA)
  • Barnegat Monthly Meeting
  • Canberra Regional Meeting
  • Chester Quarterly Meeting
  • Huddersfield Friends (UK)
  • Medford Monthly Meeting
  • Newtown Monthly Meeting
  • NY Quarterly
  • Quakers’ Meeting for Sufferings (Britain Yearly Meeting)
  • Religious Society of Friends (Australia)
  • Swarthmore Monthly Meeting
  • Trenton Monthly Meeting

This constitutes a commitment to move $2,000,000 into the fossil free Green Fund at Friends Fiduciary Corporation.

Friends World Committee on Consultation divested from fossil fuel companies in 2015. Read their statement here.