When our Governments fail us, it’s time to take matters into our own hands. Money speaks. That's why, on October 17-18, Australians everywhere joined together to move our money out of the financial institutions that are funding climate destruction.
Thank you so much to everyone who made divestment day the huge success it was! Checkout these photos from the day:
And our highlights video:
Next February, we're taking Divestment Day Global - stay tuned for updates!
In the meantime, here are some handy resources to help you get the divestment process rolling:
Checkout these great resources from our friends at Market Forces to help you make the switch:
- Banks Comparison Table - find out whether your bank lends to fossil fuels and which banks are fossil free
- How to Switch Banks and Make it Count - a step-by-step guide about how to move your money into a fossil free bank
- Template letter to send your current bank - explaining why you're closing your account with them
- Template letter to send your new bank - a letter to send your new fossil free bank about why you are joining them
To learn more about why we are Divesting for the Pacific and an upcoming Australia Tour by the Pacific Climate Warriors, click here