February 2022 Briefing – Private equity, staffing and new evidence on the impact of divestment

MINNESOTA DIVESTMENT COALITION – February 2022 Briefing to the SBI 1. Recommended due diligence procedures for private equity investment decisions. Almost 25% of SBI holdings are in private equity companies such as KKR and Blackrock. Investments in private equity industries differ in a very important way from investments in publicly traded companies – once the …

MINNESOTA DIVESTMENT COALITION JANUARY 2022 BRIEFING

Scenario Unfolding: Continued fossil fuel investing amid greenwashing leads to market crash This briefing focuses on (1) A statement from the SEC Commissioner regarding corporations misleading shareholders about their climate actions; (2) the findings of the Climate Safe Pensions Report, and (3) a Bloomberg News article about “Wall Street’s $22 Trillion Carbon Time Bomb.” 1) …

October Briefing 2021 – Shareholder Advocacy

MINNESOTA DIVESTMENT COALITION – October 2021 Briefing to the SBI This monthly update highlights global action on fossil fuel divestment and serves to inspire MN State Board of Investment Members to take urgent action to protect our investments and stop climate change. As stated in the Minnesota Divestment Coalition’s September briefing to the SBI, we believe …

September Briefing 2021 – Shareholder Engagement

2021-09-MN-DIVESTMENT-COALITION-BRIEFING-to the SBI Shareholder Engagement: A license to fuel rather than fight climate change This monthly update highlights global action on fossil fuel divestment and serves to inspire MN State Board of Investment Members to take urgent action to protect our investments and stop climate change. The Minnesota State Board of Investment (MSBI) published a …